top seven phrases to avoid in your writing

Thursday, March 5, 2009

These aren't the only phrases you should avoid in your writing, but they're the ones I see the most, and most often they're utterly unnecessary.

  1. to try to
  2. in order to
  3. to go and
  4. go out and
  5. to be able to
  6. attempt to
  7. in a world where