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Nov 11 2008   3:12AM GMT

Writing for Business – e.g. / e.i.



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
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help.jpg Which is correct?

The company requires you to use a trusted program to detect and remove spyware (_________ Windows Defender).
a. i.e.,
b. e.g.,

Answer: b

Explanation: The term e.g. stands for the Latin expression exempli gratia, which means “for example.”

The term i.e. stands for “id est,” which means “that is” in Latin.

Add a comma after either expression.

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