TAILIEUCHUNG - Common erros in English part 3

Đây là một tài liệu giúp ta tham khảo nhanh để biết những lỗi ta hay mắc phải khi sử dụng tiếng anh. Nó không phải là một cuốn tử điển mặc dù, giống như một bảng chữ cái từ điển. Nó được sắp sếp theo từng mục khác nhau. Nó vượt xa các điều khoản của một từ điển tham khảo. Nó không phải là ý định thay thế một từ điển mà chỉ mang chức năng bổ sung. | ANTICLIMAX Use ANTENNAS to refer to television aerials. See FOREIGN PLURALS. anticlimax not ante- See ANTE- ANTI-. antidote See ANECDOTE OR ANTIDOTE . antirrhinum not -rh- antisocial not ante- See ANTE- ANTI-. anxiety not angs- anxious not angs- apologise apologize Both spellings are correct not -pp apology apologies plural See PLURALS iii . apon Wrong spelling. See upon. apostrophes i Apostrophes can be used to show that letters have been omitted in contractions didn t o clock you ve won t 20 APOSTROPHES in poetry o er vales and hills where er you walk in dialect Ere s Arry. in retail pick n mix salt n vinegar ii Apostrophes can be used to show ownership. Follow these simple guidelines and you ll never put the apostrophe in the wrong place. Singular nouns or owners The tail of the dog The dog s tail Who owns the tail Put the apostrophe after the owner. Add -s. Add what is owned . the dog the dog the dog s the dog s tail The smile of the princess The princess s smile Who owns the smile the princess Put the apostrophe after the owner. the princess Add -s. the princess s Add what is owned . the princess s smile With proper names ending in -s you have a choice depending upon how the name is pronounced. Keats poetry or Keats s poetry But St James s Square London SW1 St James two syllables St James s three syllables 21 APPAL Plural nouns or owners Don t worry about whether you use s or s in the plural. It will sort itself out. The tails of the dogs The dogs tails Who owns the tails Put the apostrophe after the owners. Add -s if there isn t one. Add what is owned . The laughter of the women The women s laughter Who owns the laughter Put the apostrophe after the owners. Add -s if there isn t one. Add what is owned . the dogs the dogs no need here the dogs tails the women the women the women s the women s laughter And so when reading you will be able to distinguish singular and plural owners . The princess s suitors. The princesses suitors. The owner is the word before the

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