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Student Village Academy Forums GENERAL DISCUSSIONS Few Common Errors in Spoken English

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    • #38959
      Daramola Deborah

      1. Lagging behind (correct)

      Lacking behind (wrong)

      2. Expatiate (correct)

      Expantiate (wrong)

      3. Mincing words (correct)

      Mixing words (wrong)

      4. Tuck-in (correct)

      Tore-in (wrong)

      5. Steer clear from me (correct)

      Stay clear from me (wrong)

      6. Brisket bone (correct)

      Biscuit bone (wrong)

      7. Rack your brain (correct)

      Crack your brain (wrong)

      8. Enmity (correct)

      Enemity (wrong)

      9. Put to birth (correct)

      Put to bed (wrong)

      10. Pent house (correct)

      Paint house (wrong)

      11. Fork (correct)

      Ferk (wrong)

      12. “The end” or “extreme” (correct)

      Extreme end (wrong)

      13. Postpone (correct)

      Pospone (wrong)

      14. Adding insult to injury (correct)

      Adding salt to injury (wrong)

      15. As and when due (correct)

      As at when due (wrong)

    • #38971
      Esther Amadi

      Ah! English is not easy oh 😂

    • #39001

      This is also common 😂

      I am /I’m
      <p style=”text-align: left;”>Please people should know when to use this</p>

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