Common mistake hair style (hairstyle)

Common Mistake: Hair Style (Hairstyle)

One common mistake that often occurs in writing is the incorrect spelling of "hair style" as two separate words instead of the correct spelling, "hairstyle," which is one word.

Hair style, when spelled as two separate words, implies a reference to a style relating to hair and another unrelated concept. However, when spelled correctly as "hairstyle," it specifically refers to the way someone's hair is cut, shaped, and arranged.

Here are a few examples to illustrate the correct usage:

  • Incorrect: I love her hair style; it looks so elegant.
  • Correct: I love her hairstyle; it looks so elegant.

Notice how in the incorrect example, the term "hair style" consists of two unrelated words, giving a confusing meaning to the sentence. In the correct example, the term "hairstyle" refers specifically to the way the hair is arranged, making the sentence clear and accurate.

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hair style (hairstyle) mistake examples

  • Incorrect:
    Look, I have a new hair style.

    Look, I have a new hairstyle.

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