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The Right Word by Elizabeth Morrison

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AN A TO Z OF HOMOPHONES

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a/A/eh

a: The first letter of the English alphabet (a, b, c..); also used before nouns as emphasis (this is a beautiful beach; he is a prince among people)

A: The first in any series (A, B, C, D); a grading mechanism (John received an “A” for mathematics); in music, a note and a corresponding scale (one of my favorite pieces of music is Edvard Grieg’s “Piano Concerto in A Minor”)

eh: An expression used to indicate not hearing correctly what was said (eh, what did you say?)

A/a/eh (see a/A/eh)

acts/axe

Acts: To indicate ...

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