Your Pain Is Our Pleasure
24-Hour Proofreading Service—We proofread your Google Docs or Microsoft Word files. We hate grammatical errors with a passion. Learn More
August 12, 2010
Total number of comments
Total number of votes received
"Hate with a passion" is more common:https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=hate+with+a+passion%2Chate+with+passion%2Chate+passionately%2Cpassionately+hate&year_start=1800&year_end=2000&corpus=15&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t1%3B%2Chate%20with%20a%20passion%3B%2Cc0%3B.t1%3B%2Chate%20with%20passion%3B%2Cc0%3B.t1%3B%2Chate%20passionately%3B%2Cc0%3B.t1%3B%2Cpassionately%20hate%3B%2Cc0
The trick at the end is to leave a space after the single quotation mark, separating it from the double.
Four and seventy-three thousandths per cent ??? (4.073%)
On google books "neither are to blame" shows up just nineteen times, whereas "neither is to blame" has over five thousand results.
" neither were significant predictors of the outcome measures""they were not working mischief, neither were they doing any great good; ""neither were most of their members prepared to take part as citizens.""Things are either what they appear to be: or they neither are, nor appear to be""And if the fountains are not gods, neither are the rivers,""Neither are we truly portraying what Christ's disciple means. "
Both are possible, depending on the context:
KING HENRYWe are in God’s hand, brother, not in theirs.March to the bridge. It now draws toward night.Beyond the river we’ll encamp ourselves,And on tomorrow bid them march away.Henry V Act 3, Scene 6, Page 7
So Shakespeare used "poor grammar and .... stupid."
It is perfectly normal to say "until tomorrow", "for tomorrow", "by tomorrow", "after tomorrow", so "on tomorrow" is not that much of a stretch.
E.g. or e.g. is at least twelve times more common in the book corpus used by Google. "Eg" or "EG" is sometimes an abbreviation for "electrogram", or "elliptical galaxy". For some reason, a few German texts are included in the Google books results, and these use "EG" to mean "Eingriff" and so forth. I have only sighted one valid example of "eg" being used to mean "for example" in this corpus. From all this I would conclude that "e.g." is the norm.
@Matthe WareIt sounds like a school test! To me either would be "correct"; in fact 'extensive assortment of diamonds' comes up about a dozen times as a phrase on google, but 'expensive...' does not, if that is a good criterion.
Forgot the reference:
©2022 CYCLE Interactive, LLC.All Rights Reserved.