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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Idioms for damn

Origin of damn

1250–1300; Middle English dam(p)nen<Old French dam(p)ner<Latin damnāre to condemn, derivative of damnum damage, fine, harm

OTHER WORDS FROM damn

damner, nounpre·damn, verb (used with object)
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British Dictionary definitions for damn

Word Origin for damn

C13: from Old French dampner, from Latin damnāre to injure, condemn, from damnum loss, injury, penalty
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Idioms and Phrases with damn

damn

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