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How to Deflate those Inflated Phrases

Effectual writers tighten their writing by transforming inflated phrases into shorter, more concise terms. This way they convey the same information with fewer words. This article examines how to recognize inflated phrases and how to deflate them. Inflation Although inflation … Continue reading

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How to Reduce Prolific Prepositions

This is Part 2 about the overuse of Prepositional Phrases. In today’s English, overuse of these phrases has diluted our writing and weakened its impact. Some experienced business and technical writers view prepositional phrases as evil. I wouldn’t go that far … sometimes they are … Continue reading

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