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What word are you constantly editing out of your works?

  1. NiaG profile image91
    NiaGposted 6 years ago

    What word are you constantly editing out of your works?

    I'm infamous for putting the word "just" in just about every other sentence. I just can't seem to help myself. Ha!

  2. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image97
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 6 years ago

    "That"  I use that word so many time that that seems to be a hindrance that should be addressed that I probably makes my work that would otherwise seem better than that.....

    or something like that...

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    Giselle Maineposted 6 years ago

    I often put 'actually' and 'actual' far more times than they are necessary.  Even then, I had to restrain myself from putting an 'actually' between 'are' and 'necessary' in that previous sentence.

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    ChuckGposted 6 years ago

    "That," "there" and "just." Learn to begin a sentence with a noun, then use a strong verb, then your predicate when you write short stories, articles or blogs. Takes a bit of practice, but I used the word "just" a lot when I first started writing screenplays. I got rid of that word in a hurry.

  5. marketingskeptic profile image71
    marketingskepticposted 6 years ago

    For me, I tend to use "Like" way to often.

  6. learner365 profile image76
    learner365posted 6 years ago

    i never seem to get rid of "and" .My one sentence can contain so many of and ,and, and, and.I absolutely don't like it and i am working on it to get rid of this over usage of "and's"  smile