former / latter
Some people insist that you should use the phrases the former and the latter only to refer to the first of two things and the second of two things, respectively: “But Flynn preceded Casey, as did also Jimmy Blake, and the former was a lulu and the latter was a fake” (Ernest Lawrence Thayer). It is easy to find violations of this rule in the works of good writers, but since former and latter are comparatives, many readers feel uneasy when the words are used in enumerations of more than two things, just as they would feel uneasy...
To my dogs, Lulu and macho , and my cat, Vito: thanks for keeping me company in the cold basement while i cranked out page after page in the wee hours of the morning while cveryone alse was asleep. Writing is a lonely gig, and your company helped the time pass much easter ( and kept my feet and lap warm too ).
GIÁO ÁN TIẾNG VIỆT LỚP 2..TẬP LÀM VĂN: KHEN NGỢI - KỂ NGẮN VỀ CON VẬT LẬP THỜI GIAN BIỂU..I. MỤC TIÊU: - Dựa vào câu và mẫu cho trước , nói được câu tỏ ý khén ( BT1) . - Kể được một vài câu về một con vật nuôi quen thuộc trong nhà (BT2) biết lập thời gian biểu ( nói hoặc viết ) một buổi tối trong ngày (BT3) * THGDBVMT: GD ý thức bảo vệ các loài động vật II. ĐỒ DÙNG DẠY HỌC: - Tranh vẽ minh họa các con vật nuôi trong nhà. III. CÁC HOẠT ĐỘNG DẠY HỌC:..
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