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No Bullshitting!!! Commonly  Misused Words, Phrases And Tenses – By Harry Agina

  TODAY’S WORD/PHRASE: “SEVERAL TIMES” VS “SEVERALLY Folks, I’ve got to tell ya, straight up, that the word SEVERALLY does not mean SEVERAL TIMES. It does not mean REPEATEDLY, meeeeeen!!! As I do every once in a while on this series, I will start by stating that I have no intention of talking down on my readers as though I ...

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No Bullshitting!!!Commonly Misused English Words, Phrase & Tenses

  TODAY’S PHRASE: “HERDERS AND FARMERS CLASHES” By Harry Agina Folks, in all the past NBB’s “COMMONLY MISUSED ENGLISH WORDS, PHRASE, AND TENSES,” I only addressed errors that are made by people all over the world based on ignorance or minor oversight in English grammar. Today, I want to bring you a different type of misuse, an ANNOYING type at ...

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No Bullshitting!!! Commonly Misused Words, Phrases & Tenses – Harry Agina

  1) “IT’S TIME WE LEFT HERE” VS “IT’S TIME WE LEAVE HERE” 2) “IT’S HIGH TIME WE LEFT HERE” VS “IT’S HIGH TIME WE LEAVE HERE” 3) NBB INFOTAINMENT: “STRONGER” BY JAH CURE By Harry Agina How do you say the above two sentences, and other sentences and phrases similar to them, which talk about SOMEBODY (or any animate ...

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No Bullshitting!! Commonly Misused English Words: Today’s Phrase: “Nip It In The Bud”

  By Harry Agina When you say the metaphoric statement, “Nip it in the bud,” which has become a cliché for many people in Nigeria in West Africa, what exactly do you understand it to mean? I ask because it is commonly misused by English-speaking Africans who live within Africa, especially among Nigerians in Nigeria. I specify Africans living within ...

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No Bullshitting!!! Continuing Commonly Misused English Words, Phrases & Tenses.

  1) COMMONLY MISUSED ENGLISH WORDS, PHRASES, & TENSES, EDITION 8: 2) DO YOU SAY ‘ONE OF THE PERSONS I LOVE’, OR ‘ONE OF THE PERSON I LOVE’? By Harry Agina Are you among the people who are confused about when to use plural or singular adjective in a sentence that begins with the plural phrase, ‘ONE OF THE’? For ...

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No Bullshitting!!! Commonly Misused English Words, Phrases & Tenses.

  By Harry Agina COMMON REDUNDANCY IN TIMING: “7 AM IN THE MORNING” There are grammatical blunders of the masses that I often ignore in the NBB COMMONLY MISUSED ENGLISH WORDS, PHRASES, AND TENSES series, until I hear many literate persons make them. Um huh, the literates of the world are not really as literate as we want to believe ...

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