Understanding all the ins and outs of the English language is about as easy as walking a tight rope that has lost its tension. Here are a few of the most commonly abused, confused and misused words out there.
Correct Meaning: Contrary, Opposing
Incorrect Meaning: Averse
Correct Meaning: Confused or Bewildered
Incorrect Meaning: Amused
Correct Meaning: Neutral or Impartial
Incorrect Meaning: Uninterested
Correct Meaning: Evil or Wickedness
Incorrect Meaning: Enormousness
Correct Meaning: Unplanned or Unexpected
Incorrect Meaning: Fortunate
Correct Meaning: —— (crickets chirping)
Incorrect Meaning: Regardless or Irrespective
Also check out the previous blog for Five Common Grammar Mistakes.
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