Common mistake head ache (headache)

Common Mistakes in English Grammar

English grammar can be quite tricky, and even the most proficient writers and speakers make mistakes from time to time. In this article, we will discuss some common mistakes that people often make in their writing and provide you with tips on how to avoid them.

Mistake: Writing "head ache" instead of "headache"

Example: "I have a terrible head ache."

Correction: "I have a terrible headache."

  • Explanation: The noun "headache" is a compound word, meaning it is formed by combining two words. In this case, "head" and "ache" come together to form "headache."
  • Tip: Remember to spell "headache" as one word and not as "head ache."

It's important to pay attention to such common mistakes as they can affect the clarity and correctness of your writing. However, it's natural to make errors here and there, especially when you're in a rush or not fully focused. That's where tools like Linguix grammar checker can come in handy.

head ache (headache) mistake examples

  • Incorrect:
    Tom didn't feel good because of his head ache.

    Tom didn't feel good because of his headache.

  • Correct:
    How my poor heart aches!
  • Correct:
    Mary was forced to sell her parents' house, where she had grown up, and this made her heart ache.
  • Correct:
    The sad story made my heart ache.
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