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Unformatted text preview: Use “do not” vs “don’t” 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
- Sarah, Quotation mark, U.S. Publishing Rule, European publishing rules