Common Writing Mistakes

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Common Writing Mistakes in English



its vs it’s

its: a possesive pronoun

it’s: contraction of “it is”

 

write vs right

write: verb, Express in writing

right: adjective, correct,suitable

 

effect vs affect

effect: noun, produced by a cause

affect: verb, to act on

 

here vs hear

here: adverb, in this spot,place

hear: verb, to perceiveby ear

 

gone vs went

gone: past participle of “go”

went: past tense of the verb “go”

 



then vs than

then: adverb, at the time

than: used after comparative adjectives

 

were vs we’re

were: past tense of verb “to be”

we‘re: contraction of “we are”

 

to vs too

to: preposition

too: adverb, also

 

your vs you’re

your: possessive pronoun

you’re:contraction of “you are”

 

whose vs who’s

whose: possessive form of who

who’s: contraction of “who is”

 

allusion vs illusion

allusion: noun, a casual reference of mention of something

illusion: noun, something that gives a false picture of reality

 

apprise vs appraise

apprise: verb, give notice to

appraise: verb, determine the worth of something

 

ensure vs insure

ensure: verb, to make certain

insure: verb, to purchase insurance



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