[ prahy-muh s ]
/ ˈpraɪ məs /
a brand of portable oil stove used by campers and the like.
Principal vs. PrincipleIs the head of a school called a principal or a principle? These two words are frustratingly similar, leaving even the most experienced English speakers to second-guess which word means what. So, in today’s lesson, we’ll discuss the distinct meanings between these easy-to-confuse terms— and leave you with a little trick to help differentiate between your principals and your principles. What is a principal? A …
Everything You Need To Know About ImperativesAn imperative sentence gives a command, demand, or instructions directly to an audience, and typically begins with an action word (or verb). These sentences often appear to lack a subject, or the person, place, or thing that performs the main action. This is because the subject of this type of sentence tends to be the audience that’s being directly addressed or commanded to do something. …
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