Grammar Friday

Today’s two grammar tips:

  • The noun “rack” applies to various types of framework; the verb “rack” means to arrange on a rack, to torture, trouble or torment. For example: He was placed on the rack. She racked her brain.
  • The noun “wrack” means wreckage or destruction, and generally is confined to the phrases “wrack and ruin” and “nerve-wracking.” The verb “wrack” has substantially the same meaning as the verb “rack”; the latter is usually preferred, although the phrase “wracked with pain” is an exception.

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One Response to Grammar Friday

  1. Jo Michaels says:

    Another very informative post! Thanks for sharing. WRITE ON!

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