Quick Tip: When to Use I.E., Vs. E.G.,

by | Nov 17, 2017 | Productivity

Do you need an easy way to remember when you should use i.e. and e.g.?

i.e.,

Use i.e. when you are referring to the topic in the sentence in a different way. An easy way to remember this is, “in other words.”

  • I love learning, i.e., I attended all Organizational Development and Learning’s offerings last year.

e.g.,

Use e.g. when you list out examples. An easy way to remember this is, “example given.”

  • I love learning, e.g., development classes, webinars and leadership development series.

Source:

https://www.grammarly.com/blog/know-your-latin-i-e-vs-e-g/

 

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