avoid meaningless words
poor grammar can affect a speaker’s credibility  


irregardless
some say this isn't really a word - however, it can be found in Webster's - the word means regardless  use: regardless

proactive 
an overused word today - refers to looking forward and avoiding future problems 
use: active or reactive

c
apable of 
a weak phrase 
use: can or able to 

r
emains to be seen
avoid clichés when presenting 
do not use

i
n terms of 
we hear it said all the time, but it has no meaning  
do not use


a
t some point in time 
what other point is there, than a point in time?  

use: at some time

as to whether 
keep it simple  
use: whether
 

as regards 
wordy 
use: regarding
 

time wise & otherwise 
unclear meaning 
use: regarding or as to 

equally as 
poor grammar
use: equally important or just important

source: American Speaker


©Patricia (Trish) Green
Trish Green, Presentation Skills Specialist
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