Monday, August 27, 2012

sense/since: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Monday, August 27, 2012

“Sense” is a verb meaning “feel” (“I sense you near me”) or a noun meaning “intelligence” (“have some common sense!”). Don’t use it when you need the adverb “since” (“since you went away,” “since you’re up anyway, would you please let the cat out?”).

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