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English grammar and communications hints and tips
Is it alright or all right?
Formal written English still prefers two words for this common phrase.
- It’s all right to ask Future Perfect for help with English.
However, the other version ‘alright’ is becoming more and more popular and is seen as consistent with other words in similar groupings, such as ‘altogether’, ‘almost’ and ‘already’.
- It’s alright to ask for help with English.
Remember, whenever you have those niggling queries going around the office (like ‘where to put this apostrophe’, ‘do we use that or which; dispatch or despatch; complimentary or complementary; practise or practice’), do just simply drop us an e-mail or call.
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