Is it use to have or used to have?
- I used to have a girlfriend.
- We used to have a car.
- We used to have classes every day.
“Log in” is a phrasal verb meaning “connect to an electronic device, system, or app.” The preposition “to” is often used directly after the verb; “in” and “to” should be written as two separate words (e.g., “log in to the app to update privacy settings”).
“Log into” is sometimes used instead of “log in to,” but this is generally considered incorrect (as is “login to”).
People increasingly use “comprise” as a synonym of “compose.” However, this is normally still seen as a mistake, and we recommend avoiding it in your academic writing. “Comprise” traditionally means “to be made up of,” not “to make up.”
People increasingly use “comprise” as interchangeably with “compose,” meaning that they consider words like “compose,” “constitute,” and “form” to be synonymous with “comprise.” However, this is still normally regarded as an error, and we advise against using these words interchangeably in academic writing.
Some synonyms and near synonyms for “whenever” include:
There are numerous synonyms and near synonyms for the two meanings of anytime:
|At any time||My pleasure|
|On any occasion||No problem|
Anyway (no “s”) is often used at the start of a sentence to transition between two different topics (e.g., “Anyway, let’s discuss the report”).
“Anyways” (with an “s”) is sometimes used in informal contexts to mean the same thing as “anyway.” However, it’s considered incorrect by most dictionaries and should be avoided in formal contexts.
Some synonyms and near synonyms of continuously include:
Some synonyms and near synonyms of continually include:
Some synonyms and near synonyms for council include:
There are numerous synonyms and near synonyms for the two meanings of counsel:
|Advise (verb)||Advice (noun)|
Rest assured is an expression meaning “you can be certain” (e.g., “Rest assured, I will find your cat”). “Assured” is the adjectival form of the verb assure, meaning “convince” or “persuade.”
Some synonyms and near synonyms of assure include:
“Tune in” is a phrasal verb meaning “watch a TV show” or “listen to a radio show.” The preposition “to” often comes immediately after this phrase; “in” and “to” should be written as separate words when this happens (e.g., “Tune in to the final episode next week”).
“Tune into” is sometimes used instead of “tune in to,” but this is generally considered incorrect.
Though they’re pronounced the same, there’s a big difference in meaning between its and it’s.
|Examples: Then in a sentence||Examples: Than in a sentence|
|Mix the dry ingredients first, and then add the wet ingredients.||Max is a better saxophonist than you.|
|I was working as a teacher then.||I usually like coaching a team more than I like playing soccer myself.|
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