Grammar-Quizzes › More › Quizzes › Pop-Question Archive › Pop-Q 2014 › Literally
How would you improve this sentence?
I literally had a heart attack when he walked through the door.
Select one or more options to read the feedback.
Change literally to virtually.
I virtually had a heart attack when he walked through the door.
I had a heart attack when he walked through the door.
Fowler's Modern English Usage. Edited by R. W. Burchfield and H. W. Fowler, revised 3rd ed., Oxford UP, 2004.
Garner, Bryan A. "literally." Garner's Modern American Usage. 3rd ed., Oxford UP, 2009.
———"Tracking the Tide of Language Change." Vocabulary.com. 24 Sep. 2009. Accessed on 20 Sep. 2014,www.vocabulary.com/articles/dictionary/tracking-the-tide-of-language-change.
"literally." Dictionary.com. 2014. . Accessed on 21 Sep. 2014. dictionary.reference.com/browse/literally?s=t.
"literally." ldoceonline.com. 2014 . Accessed on 21 Sep. 2014, www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/literally.
"literally." Merriam-Webster. 2016, merriam-webster.com.
Join us on facebook.com/grammarquizzes