25 Problem Words and Phrases

Grammar Mistakes

There are many trios and pairs of phrases and words that confuse us as we practice to consider verbal communication. These guidelines are prepared to help the readers to improve their formal writing skills.

1.Emend/Amend
To emend is to make a correction; to amend is to make a change. [Click to Tweet]

2.Altogether/ All Together
Altogether is an adverb and means completely or “all in all”; all together means everything or everyone together.

3.Wreck/Wreak
Wreck means debris or rubble; to wreak is to “bring about” or cause or inflict.[Click to Tweet]

4.Oral/Verbal
Oral means spoken communication whereas Verbal means both spoken and written communication Continue reading

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