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English for Today (October 10, 2018) by Ganiu Abisoye (GAB)

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English for Today (October 10, 2018) by Ganiu Abisoye (GAB)

Again, formally:

Say: I can’t be in a party at night let alone clubbing.
Not: I can’t be in a party at night talk less of clubbing.

Say: Why should he say that, a governor for that matter?
Not: Why should he say that, a whole governor?

Say: I can see you from here.
Not: I am seeing you from here.

Say: He woos every lady around him.
Not: He toasts every lady around him.

Ganiu Abisoye Bamgbose
Academic Advisor, Distance Learning Centre, University of Ibadan;
&
Doctoral student of English, University of Ibadan.

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