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FeedForward comments: Word Usage- ambiguous meaning

This guide is for use by lecturing staff, providing you with feedback comments and information sheets for your students

Word Usage - Ambiguous

Word Usage


This writing lacks clarity; this phrase/word has multiple meanings in this context. Go to: Ambiguous sentences: word choice

Choose a word that is more suitable for this subject.

The use of transition words contradicts the rest of sentence/argument/paragraph. Link to: Linking words

There are too many transition phrases in this sentence/paragraph. Link to: Linking words

The use of this conjunction contradicts the rest of sentence/argument/paragraph. See: Using conjunctions

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