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Unformatted text preview: ardless of my grades, my experience with animals should help. (correct) 4. like. A preposition that introduces the idea of similarity as. An adverb that suggests similarity, or in the same manner A donkey’s hee-haw is like an alarm clock; it startles and surprises you. (correct) Do like I say. (incorrect) Do as I say, not as I do. (correct) 202 build word power in special ways TIP: Try to cut down dramatically on your use of the word like. It’s probably the single most overused word. It’s not a word to introduce sentences randomly, or to use when you can’t think of what you’re going to say next! 5. real. An adjective that describes something that is not false. really. An adverb that intensiﬁes the verb it modiﬁes. Do not use real when you mean really. Keeping pets gives you a really good lesson in the nature of the real world. (correct) My pet snake is real slithery and scares many people. (incorrect) My pet snake is really slithery and scares many people. (correct) 6. suppose. To assume...
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- Fall '13