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?
Origin of SFX
First recorded in 1965–70; blend of sound or special and FX, a phonetic spelling of effects
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Example sentences from the Web for SFX
SFX: Mic being ripped from lapel in “I want my Daddy”-type despair.How Romney Can Show His True Self and Get the GOP to Like Him|Judith Grey|December 7, 2011|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for SFX
Word Origin for SFX
C20: s (ound), s (pecial) + a phonetic respelling of effects
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