What is a sentence with decade?
I haven't heard that expression in at least the last decade.
We've seen a lot of technology progress in this decade.
The word 'decade' is a noun, a word for a period of ten years or a group of ten. A noun functions as the subject of a sentence or a clause, and as the object of a verb or a preposition. Example sentences: The decade of that hairstyle gives my age away. (subject of the sentence) It has been a decade since I last saw her. (direct object of the verb 'has been')
How do you rewrite this sentence without vague pronoun reference 1 Online classes have become more and more popular in the last decade and this has introduced new dynamics to higher education?
Try these: The popularity of online classes over the last decade introduced new dynamics to higher education. Increased popularity for online classes over the last decade introduced new dynamics to higher education. Over the last decade, increased popularity for online classes introduced new dynamics to higher education. New dynamics in higher education resulted from increased popularity of online classes over the last decade.
According to the calendar, because there is no "0" year, the new decade just started January 1, 2011. Common use of the word decade, because we refer to the decade of the 80's or 90's, the new decade starts on January 1 of the decade that is being referred to. This is because it is illogical to say the decade of the 80's doesn't include 1980 but does include 1990. So, if you like the…