For the first time, the editors of the acclaimed American Heritage(R) Dictionary have applied their efforts to word usage as its own subject. The result is this practical guide that includes chapters on grammar, style, diction, gender, social groups, pronunciation, word formation, science terms, and a subject and a word index.A Practical and Authoritative Guide to Contemporary English Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries ... There is no harm in observing this distinction, but dona#39;t be surprised if you see others ignoring it, for many people do. ... of entryaquot; : The admission to the movie was five dollars. adopted / adoptive Children are adopted by parents, and we normally refer to an adopted child and to adoptive parents.
|Title||:||The American Heritage Book of English Usage|
|Author||:||Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 1996-09-09|