Grammatical Checklist - An easy guide 

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Get it written write!

 

Don't use no double negatives.

 

Make each pronoun agree with their antecedent.

 

Join clauses well, like a conjunction should.

 

About those sentence fragments.

 

When dangling, watch your participles.

 

Verbs has to agree with their subjects.

 

Just between you and I, case is important too.

 

Don't write run on sentences they are hard to read.

 

Don't use commas, which aren't needed.

 

Try not to ever split infinitives.

 

It's important to apostrophe's right.

 

Lay down and die before using a transitive verb without an object.

 

Proofread your writing to see if you any words out.

 

Correct spelling is esential.

 

A preposition is a bad word to end a sentence with.

 

All generalisations are usually false all of the time.

 

Incomplete comparisons are worse.

 

Be sure you have a clear antecedent for each pronoun so that you do not confuse him.

 

Parallel structure is good and more concise.

 

Avoid clichés even if you have to bend over backward in order to do so.

 

Avoid wordiness unless you have to go around all sorts of corners in order to say whatever it was you had in mind in the first place.

Last edited: 11/03/10

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