"The mechanism at work is intrinsically flawed." The word use of the word "intrinsically" in the sentence above most closely means A) terribly B) obviously C) naturally D) dubiously
Define "Synecdoche", and give an example of how this device might be used in a sentence.
A synecdoche is a literary device by which the author uses a part of or object associated with something to represent the whole. For example: Using "The White House" to represent the American Presidency.
What singular personal pronoun is appropriate in the blank below: The couple next to us might stay, or __ might get annoyed and leave.
"It" is the gramatically correct pronoun, but "they" is commonly used. "They" might be more appropriate if you reword the sentence to read: The two people next to us might stay, or they might get annoyed and leave.