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Unformatted text preview: Use do not vs dont etc. You will find them in the Guffey text, but it is best to get out of the habit of using them. 4. When beginning a sentence with in order to or in order for, omit the words in order. Example in need of editing: In order to complete the project, we increased the budget. Revise to read as follows: To complete the project, we increased the budget. Exception: When these expressions occur in the middle of a sentence, it is sometimes necessary to retain in order for clarity. 5. Use among NOT amongst. Amongst sounds stilted and dated. Always choose the shorter, simpler version of a word....
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- Spring '08