Delete Double Negatives in Your Business Writing

Business writers are among the most guilty in using "not" and similar words to hedge bets, but our Take Your Writing to the Next Level! webinar and online writing courses can help you find alternative and positive ways to say what you really mean and avoid ambiguity. This includes learning to eliminate the double negative. What Is a Double Negative? A double negative combines a verb's negative form (cannot, dishonest, inconsistent) with a pronoun (nobody), adverb (never) or conjunction (neither) that also is negative. Here are a few examples: "I didn't see nothing." "He couldn't hardly keep up." "I think the new incentive program won't last barely a month." In short, using both negative word

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