9 Easy Ways To Simplify Your Writing


  1. Don’t say: On a daily basis    Rather say: Daily 
  2. Don’t say: In order to    Rather say: To 
  3. Don’t say: The majority of   Rather say: Most 
  4. Don’t say: Take into consideration   Rather say: Consider
  5. Don’t say: At this point in time    Rather say: Now 
  6. Don’t say: As of late    Rather say: Lately
  7. Don’t say: During the course of    Rather say: During
  8. Don’t say: Previous to or prior to    Rather say: Before
  9. Don’t say: Make an effort    Rather say: Try

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by Amanda Patterson,

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