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Mini-Lesson Unit modifier Two or more words working together to modify the same noun Examples: Well-oiled machine Hard-to-read text BUT No hyphen if the words follow the noun Examples: The machine is well oiled. The text is hard to read. No hyphen when the unit includes an “ly” adverb Examples: Wholly owned subsidiary
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Mini-Lesson Use of Numerals in Business Writing Write our numbers one through ten. Use numerals for 11 and above.
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Mini-Lesson e.g. means “for example” Example: We saw several people we knew, e.g., Mary, Doug, and Pete. i.e. means “in other words” Example: We will take care of the guidelines, i.e., we will write them.
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Mini-Lesson Use of Pronouns What Is a Pronoun? A pronoun is a word that functions as a noun. Pronoun Case The case of the pronoun is defined by how the pronoun functions in a sentence. Nominative Case Pronouns
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2010 for the course BA 324 taught by Professor Donnellan during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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