Misspelled words! Many of the mispronounced or misspelled versions of our everyday expressions make some kind of sense and are understandable mistakes. In this lesson, you will learn list of 50 common phrases you might not know you’ve been saying incorrectly! and how to get commonly misspelled words right!
Common Phrases That You’re Saying Wrong | Misspelled Words
Incorrect: No pain, no game
Correct: No pain, no gain
Incorrect: Two peas in a pot
Correct: Two peas in a pod
Incorrect: Scotch free and Scott free
Correct: Scot free
Incorrect: I made a complete 360 degree change in my life.
Correct: I made a complete 180 degree change in my life.
Incorrect: Right off the back
Correct: Right off the bat
Incorrect: Piece of quiet
Correct: Peace and quiet
Incorrect: Curl up in the feeble position
Correct: Curl up in the fetal position
Incorrect: Ghost is clear.
Correct: Coast is clear.
Incorrect: Global warning
Correct: Global warming
Incorrect: Hone in
Correct: Home in
Incorrect: Brother in laws
Incorrect: Rest to sure, everything is fine.
Correct: Rest assured, everything is fine.
Incorrect: Chester drawers
Correct: Chest of drawers
Incorrect: Point of you
Correct: Point of view
Incorrect: Warshing machine
Correct: Washing machine
Incorrect: Suppository of information
Correct: Repository of information
Incorrect: Fall by the waste side
Correct: Fall by the wayside
Incorrect: Circumvent the globe
Correct: Circumnavigate the globe
Incorrect: Escape goat
Incorrect: Nipped it the butt.
Correct: Nipped in the bud.
Incorrect: I could care less.
Correct: I couldn’t care less.
Incorrect: For all intensive purposes
Correct: For all intents and purposes
Incorrect: One in the same
Correct: One and the same
Incorrect: You’ve got another thing coming.
Correct: You’ve got another think coming.
Incorrect: Could of, should of
Correct: Could have, should have
Incorrect: By purpose, on accident
Correct: On purpose, by accident
Incorrect: Each one worse than the next.
Correct: Each one worse than the last.
Incorrect: Statue of limitations
Correct: Statute of limitations
Incorrect: Slight of hand
Correct: Sleight of hand
Incorrect: Wet your appetite
Correct: Whet your appetite
Incorrect: He did good.
Correct: He did well.
Incorrect: Extract revenge
Correct: Exact revenge
Incorrect: Plead the fifth
Correct: Take the fifth
Incorrect: [Some person] and myself
Correct: [Some person] and me, [Some person] and I
Incorrect: All-timer’s disease
Correct: Alzheimer’s Disease
Incorrect: I’m giving you leadway.
Correct: I’m giving you leeway.
Incorrect: What’s your guyses opinion?
Correct: What’s your opinion, guys?
Incorrect: Waiting on
Correct: Waiting for
Incorrect: Play it by year
Correct: Play it by ear
Incorrect: Old wise tale
Correct: Old wives tale
Incorrect: Lip sing
Correct: Lip sync
Correct: Sort of