Monthly Archives: December 2010

Numbers, measurement and currencies

Numbers 1–9—write out one, nine, (i.e. single-digit numbers); from then on the number 10, 11 etc. If a mix of related numbers above and below nine appears in one sentence, use figures: Unbelievably, only 2 of the 110 people on … Continue reading

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Loose vs. lose

  Loose Loose is an adjective, the opposite of tight or contained. My shoes are loose. I have a loose tooth. There’s a dog running loose in the street.   Lose Lose is a verb that means to suffer the … Continue reading

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