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Common errors series: ‘lightening’ vs. ‘lightning’

Today I’m going to discuss the difference between ‘lightening’ and ‘lightning’ — a mistake I see all too often when proofreading my clients’ work. Lightening is a verb that means to make something that is heavy less so. For example: By removing some books from my backpack, I will be lightening my load. Lightning is a noun that means a flash […]

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