Category: Common Mistakes

Your and You’re

It is hard to be grammatically correct is certain fundamentals of the English language aren’t cleared out. Although the language in itself is not tricky, but certain rules make it a bit hard to get right all the time. And such...

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Whom, Whose and Who’s

“Whom,” “Whose” and “Who’s,” are confusing words. The problem with them is that it is hard to understand which word will be used for what. Now, to understand the uses of the above-mentioned words, there are certain things...

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Who and Whom

The two words, “who” and “whom”, are some of the most confused words in the English language. Many a times, we even get confused with the word “whose”. The primary problem faced by a native or foreign English speaker or writer,...

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Weight and Wait

What do you do when you get confused with which word to use where? Well, one of the two most confused words are the words “weight” and “wait.” By now you must be familiar with the term homophones. These words, “weight” and...

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Wave and Waive

With so many words that sound similar in the English language, it gets extremely hard to understand which word will be used where. The case of “wave” and “waive” is no different. First off, the words fall under the homophones...

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Tongue Twisters

Any sentence or a group of words that is very difficult to spell correctly or is difficult to articulate or spell correctly is called tongue twisters in the English Language.  Tongue twisters among children are known to be one...

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To, Too and Two

English language like all other languages has its tricky parts as well. Today we have the case of “To, Too and Two”. Now, the first thing we notice is that all the words in the series sound the same when pronounced but all of...

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Tire and Tyre

The set of words, “Tire” and “Tyre” fall under the category of homophones. The same pronunciation may seem to cause some confusion with the usage of the words. But this article will rid you of these problems; it will hardly take...

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Suit and Suite

Suit and Suite “Suit” and “Suite,” are a pair of words which fall under the category of homophones. By now you must be familiar with the term and its complications. However, for those who do not know, homophones are those words...

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Stationary and Stationery

The case of the words “Stationary” and “Stationery” is a massively confusing one. The two words are a part of the homophones family. Homophones in a Nutshell Homophones are words or even sets of different words, which are...

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Principle and Principal

There has always been confusion as to how to use the words which are pronounced similarly. “Principle” and “Principal” are no exceptions to the rule. Many of us, usually find it hard to distinguish between the words mentioned...

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Pray and Prey

These words, “Pray” and “Prey,” are a pair of homophones. Short Definition of Homophones Homophones are groups of words which typically use the same set of letters and have the same form of pronunciation. In some cases, the set...

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