Mammoth Memory

pertinent – Relevant. Relating to the subject being considered

(Pronounced per-tin-ant)

To remember the definition of the word pertinent, use the following mnemonic:

The deposit taken per tenant (pertinent) varied, according to how relevant each prospective tenant was.

The deposit taken per tenant (pertinent) varied, according to how relevant each prospective tenant was.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                


Examples of pertinent in a sentence

To ensure a prompt reply, please include all pertinent details in your email.

As a lawyer, I have to wonder if these questions are pertinent to my client’s case.

Because I did not include enough pertinent dates in my historical essay, I earned a poor grade on the paper.

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