The following post is sponsored by Grammarly. I also ran this post through their grammar check just for fun, because I knew it would trip over my grammar blunder examples. I’m wicked that way! See my results below.
Writing has become more conversational than ever before thanks to blogging and social media. But does this mean grammatical standards should be tossed out the window completely with the defence of “I write like I speak”? It pays to be aware of how your conversational style is perceived internationally. Are these quirky variances tripping you up?
Using Different as a Comparison
“Different [than]” instead of “Different to”
Comparisons involve three “steps”:
good, better, best
happy, happier, happiest
...whereas a judgement, statement, or opinion is specific to a single option: