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Stationary vs stationery

Common mistakes in English: stationary vs stationery

Common mistakes in English: stationary vs stationery Are they two different words or is it just a spelling mistake?     These two words are often confused. Stationary is an adjective. Means standing still, not moving.Stationery is a noun. Means writing materials, as pen, paper, envelope, ink, ruler.   Words origin Word origin: from Latin ‘stationem’ (station). ‘Stationarius’ in Medieval Latin was …

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Does or do anybody, which is correct?

Learn English: ‘does anybody’ or ‘do anybody’?

Does anybody’ or ‘do anybody This is a question very often asked by our students: Does anybody or do anybody? Answer: DOES is correct. Does anybody vs Do anybody Do you know why ‘Does anybody’ is correct? ‘Anybody’ is a third person singular form and takes -s in the present simple tense. That’s why the …

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