Part 2 Part 2 of 2: Putting “i.e.” in a Sentence
- Lowercase it and use periods. The abbreviation “i.e.” should always appear with a lowercase “i” and a lowercase “e” in a sentence, with a period between both letters.
- Do not italicize or bold it. The abbreviation “i.e.” does not need to be formatted differently than the rest of the document or paper.
- Place a comma before and after “i.e.
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Other Question and Answers that can be helpful for you
1. How do you use I in an essay instead of I?
If you wanted to say “I will present”, or “I have described”, then the alternative will be “the essay will present”, or “as described in the essay.” Another method of replacing “I” in an essay is using appropriate wording like “this writer” if the verb’s action is not within the text.
2. What is the meaning of IE in an essay?
Last Updated: October 17, 2020 The abbreviation “i.e.” stands for the Latin phrase id est, which means “ in other words” or “that is to say.” You may be unsure how to use “i.e.” when you are writing an essay for a class or a brief for a business proposal. Start by deciding if “i.e.” will be effective in the sentence.
3. How do you write ie in a sentence?
Putting “i.e.” in a Sentence 1 Lowercase it and use periods. The abbreviation “i.e.” should always appear with a lowercase “i” and a lowercase “e” in a sentence, with a period between both letters.
4. How do you use I in a sentence?
For example, if you write “I can perceive the plot’s confusion”, you can replace “I” by writing “Readers can perceive the plot’s confusion”. Words that can be used instead of personal pronouns like “You” include “one”, “the viewer”, the reader”, “readers”, or any other similar phrases.