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The 25 Most Common Grammatical Errors in the English Language

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How to use THIS GUIDE Self-edit Before you publish, make sure you aren’t making these common mistakes. Keep track Notice the mistakes you make; soon you’ll be able to avoid them easily. Get better Once you master these common mistakes, you can start writing better without worrying about making little mistakes.


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1 THE USE OF ”whom” and “who” ★ Who = subjective pronoun, like “he,” “she,” “it” – acts as a subject. ★ Whom = objective pronoun, like “him,” “her” “us”


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2 THE USE OF “lay” and “lie” ★ Lay – transitive verb; needs a direct subject and an object. ★ Lie – intransitive verb and needs no object.


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3 CONTINUAL & “Continuous” ★ Continual = something is constantly occurring, but with lapses in occurrences. ★ Continuous = something that continues without any stops or gaps.


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4 THE USE OF “whether” and “if” ★ Whether = conditional; used when there are two or more alternatives ★ If = no alternatives


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5 THE USE OF “farther” and “further” ★ Farther = used for physical distance. ★ Further = used for abstract lengths.


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6 THE USE OF “disinterested” and “uninterested” ★ Disinterested = someone who is impartial. No bias. ★ Uninterested = someone who really just couldn’t care less.


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7 THE USE OF “since” and “because” ★ Since = time-related.. ★ Because = cause related..


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8 THE USE OF “bring” and “take” ★ Bring = moving an object towards something. ★ Take = moving an object away from something..


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9 THE USE OF “affect” and “effect” ★ Affect = almost always a verb; means to influence.. ★ Effect = usually describes the result or an outcome. In some cases, is used as a transitive verb..


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10 THE USE OF “i.e.” and “e.g.” ★ I.e. = you are describing the essence of something.. ★ E.g. = basically used for listing down or enumerating examples..


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11 THE USE OF “which” and “who” ★ Which = refers to object/non-humans.. ★ Who = refers to humans..


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12 THE USE OF “your” and “you’re” ★ Your = Possessive. Your dog, your bag, your car. ★ You’re = You + are. Describes a state of being. You’re a doctor. You’re a teacher. You’re a child.


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13 THE USE OF ”they’re” \ “there” \ “their” ★ They’re = they + are. Describes a state of being. They’re cooking. ★ There = location of something., I live there. I eat there. You work there. ★ Their = possessive. Their dog. Their house. Their apples..


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14 THE USE OF “it’s” and “its” ★ It’s – It + is. Describes a state of being. It’s a boy. It’s running. ★ Its – Possessive. Its tail, its eyes, its whiskers.


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15 THE USE OF “me” & “I” ★ I = Subject. Like he, she and it. ★ Me = Objective pronoun, similar to him, her, them.


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16 THE USE OF “peek” , “peak” , “pique” ★ Peek = you take a quick look at something. ★ Peak = the highest point of something, the peak of a mountain. ★ Pique = to provoke something.


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17 THE USE OF “complement” & “compliment” ★ Complement = something that completes or enhances something else. ★ Compliment = an expression of admiration for something or someone.


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18 THE USE OF “between” and “among” ★ Between = used when something is in the middle of two things. ★ Among = being located within a group of things.


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19 THE USE OF “then” and “than” ★ Then = used when you are situating events in time.. ★ Than = used for comparisons.


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20 THE USE OF “could of” | “would of” | “should of” ★ All of them are wrong. Correct = could have, would have, should have. ★ Further = used for abstract lengths.


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21 THE USE OF “two” | “to ”| “too” ★ Two = Two dogs. Two cows. Two hands. ★ Too = As well. ★ To = Used for infinitive forms of verbs. To eat, to sleep, to breathe.


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22 THE USE OF “irregardless” and “unthaw” ★ These words do not exist. They do not need prefixes to express what they are defining.


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23 THE USE OF “a lot” “alot” | “allot” ≠ ★ Allot = means to assign. ★ A lot = means there are many. ★ Alot = is not a word..


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24 THE USE OF “loose” and “lose” ★ Loose = something is not tight. ★ Lose = means to misplace something.


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25 THE USE OF subject-verb agreement ★ “The use of pencils is required for the exam.” ★ “The problems of that boy are pressing.”


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