Grammar Friday

man_question_markToday’s two grammar tips:

  • Use “all together” when you mean “together in a single group”: “We were able to walk all together.” Use “altogether” when you mean “in all” or “completely”: “There were 10 of us altogether, counting Ed.” Or, “He was altogether confused by the situation.”
  • The letters “ATM” stand for “automated teller machine.” Saying that you’re going to the ATM machine is, therefore, redundant. Just say you’re going to the ATM.

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