Grammar Friday

man_question_markToday’s two grammar tips:

  • “Hopefully” means full of hope. It would be correct to say, “They listened hopefully for some indication that the rescue party was on its way.” It is incorrect to say, “Hopefully, they will arrive soon.” Instead, just say, “I hope they will arrive soon.”
  • If you want to say someone is impartial, the correct word is “disinterested.” If you want to say the person doesn’t care, the correct word is “uninterested.”

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