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FAQ - English & Grammar Articles

FAQ - English & Grammar

What Is a Synonym? Definition and Examples

What is a synonym? Get the definition and examples of synonyms found in various parts of speech, and learn why writers use them and where to find them.

Andrew Miller
Andrew Miller
Updated December 3, 2022
FAQ - English & Grammar

How to use a dash -- Hyphen vs Em-Dash vs En-Dash

The dash is one of those punctuation marks that many people have seen throughout their lives but have probably given little thought about how it’s really supposed to be used.

Scott Laughlin
Scott Laughlin
Updated December 3, 2022
FAQ - English & Grammar

What Is a Pronoun? Pronoun Types and Examples

Pronoun definition, examples, & types, including personal, possessive, interrogative, indefinite, demonstrative, relative, reflexive, intensive, & reciprocal.

Andrew Miller
Andrew Miller
Updated December 3, 2022
FAQ - English & Grammar

What Is a Metaphor? Definition and Examples

A metaphor draws a direct comparison between two seemingly unrelated ideas. Used in many forms of writing as well as other forms of creative expression, metaphors can add meaning.

Tom Xu
Tom Xu
Updated December 3, 2022
FAQ - English & Grammar

What Is a Thesis Statement? Definition and Examples.

What is a thesis statement? Get the definition, examples, and required elements, and learn how to structure a strong thesis statement.

Andrew Miller
Andrew Miller
Updated December 3, 2022
FAQ - English & Grammar

What is a hyphen

We use hyphens when two or more words combine to create a compound word with a new meaning. For instance...

Scott Laughlin
Scott Laughlin
Updated December 3, 2022
FAQ - English & Grammar

What Is Figurative Language? Definition, Examples, and Types.

What is figurative language? Get the definition and examples, and explore the various types of figurative language, including simile, metaphor, and hyperbole.

Andrew Miller
Andrew Miller
Updated December 3, 2022
FAQ - English & Grammar

What Is Alliteration? Examples of Alliteration

What is alliteration? Get the definition and examples, and learn more about the difference between alliteration, consonance, and assonance.

Andrew Miller
Andrew Miller
Updated December 3, 2022
FAQ - English & Grammar

What is Hyperbole and How is it Used?

In simple words, hyperbole means a language that is conveyed through exaggeration, and this exaggeration isn’t meant to be taken literally. Here are a few examples:

Scott Laughlin
Scott Laughlin
Updated December 3, 2022
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