petpeeve

Pet Peeves

A

Weak Better
absolutely essential essential
accompany go with
accordingly so
additional added, more, other
address discuss
adequate enough enough
adjacent to next to
afford an opportunity allow, let
anticipate expect
a large number/part many/most
a number of some
a variety of many, different
appreciable many
approximately about
as a means of to
at the present time now

B

Weak Better
 basic fundamentals  basics
be responsible for handle

C

Weak Better
 capability/capable of  ability/can
center around center in, at or on
comes into conflict conflicts
commitment to excellence quality
comply with follow
comprise form, include, make up
concerning about, on
constitutes is, forms, makes up
construct build
contact call, write, reach
currently omit it. It’s already implied.
cutting edge forefront, frontier
cutting-edge leading, pioneering, progressive

D

Weak Better
designate appoint, choose, name
determine decide, figure, find
decide figure, find
do not hesitate to call call
due to the fact that due to, since

E

Weak Better
equitable fair
evidenced showed,shown
exhibit show
exhibits a tendency to tends to

F

Weak Better
facilitate ease help
factor reason,cause
feedback, input opinion, reaction
foreign imports imports
for the purpose of to
furnish give,send
future prospects prospects

G

Weak Better
generate do,make, create
gives consideration to considers

H

Weak Better
head up  head
high tech pioneering technology (or a morespecific substitute)
holds a belief  believes

I

Weak Better
if at all possible if possible
impacted affected, changed, hit
implement carry out, do, follow
in accordance with by, following, under
in addition also, besides, too
in an effort to to
in conjunction with with
in order to to
in the near future soon
initiate start, begin

J

Weak Better
joint cooperation cooperation
just exactly exactly

K

L

Weak Better
legislation law

M

Weak Better
makes an attempt attempts, tries
maximize  increase, enlarge, expand, broaden
minimize decrease, lessen, reduce
modify change

N

Weak Better
necessary (pre)requisites (pre)requisites
 new innovations  innovations
numerous many, most

O

Weak Better
objective aim, goal
optimum  best, greatest, most
output comment, idea

P

Weak Better
past experience experience
personnel people, staff
pre-planning  planning
prioritize  put in order
prior to before
provides guidance for guides
possibly might might
postpone until later  postpone
 purpose is to   (don’t need it)

Q

Weak Better
qualified expert  expert

R

Weak Better
(in the) real world in the world, in society, in business
real-world problem practical issue, business (or social),issue or problem
refer back refer
retain keep

S

Weak Better
send a communication to notify
similar to like
solicit ask for
state-of-the-art latest

T

Weak Better
try and fix try to fix

U

Weak Better
unique one-of-a-kind (literal) exciting, new,
unusual (as often used)
utilize, utilization use

V

Weak Better
viable practical, workable

W

Weak Better
warrant call for, permit
whereas since
wide range many, range
wide variety many, variety
without further delay now, immediately
with the exception of except for

X

Y

Z