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April 23, 2009  3:20 PM

Which is correct — complementary or complimentary?

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typing Which is correct?
Usually, loyalty cards are ___________ but some companies charge for them.
a. complimentary
b. complementary

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April 22, 2009  4:33 PM

Which is correct, canvas or canvass?

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typing Which is correct?
Before setting our environmental policies, we intend to ________ consumer groups for input.
a. canvas
b. canvass

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April 21, 2009  7:51 PM

Which is correct — frequent or visit?

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typing Which is correct?
Some people join social networking sites but don’t ________ them often.
a. frequent
b. visit

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April 21, 2009  5:56 PM

Common grammar mistakes – pronoun agreement

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Which is correct?

Widget Company has announced that ________ testing a new scheduling and tracking software application from NDS.
a. it is
b. they are

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April 20, 2009  5:06 PM

Spell out ratios or use numerals?

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typing Which is correct?
Most organizations should consider ______ an achievable goal for PUE.
a. 1:6
b. One:six

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April 17, 2009  2:00 PM

Which is correct — thirty-five percent or 35 percent?

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typing Which is correct?
BitTorrent accounts for as much as ______ of all Internet traffic.
a. 35 percent
b. thirty-five percent

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April 16, 2009  4:31 PM

Which is correct — a URL or an URL?

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typing Which is correct?
A top-level domain name is an essential component of ________.
a. a URL
b. an URL

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April 14, 2009  6:12 PM

All ready or already?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore
typing Which is correct?
Your company should have a plan in place ________ before it receives a request for e-discovery.
a. all ready
b. already

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April 13, 2009  7:38 PM

Would have liked to see or would have liked to have seen?

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typing Which is correct?
I would have like to ______ the terms of service before I signed the contract.
a. have seen
b. see

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April 13, 2009  5:27 PM

Intents and purposes or intensive purposes?

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typing Which is correct?
For all __________________, you’ll be managing the plant for the next two weeks.
a. intents and purposes
b. intensive purposes

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