Common mistake hover board (hoverboard)

Common Mistake: hover board (hoverboard)

One of the most common mistakes in English grammar is the incorrect spelling of the word 'hoverboard'. Many people mistakenly write it as 'hover board', with a space between 'hover' and 'board'.

The Correct Spelling: hoverboard

The word 'hoverboard' is actually written as one word. It refers to a self-balancing scooter that gained popularity in recent years.

Using 'hover board' instead of 'hoverboard' is an error that can easily be made, especially when the term might be unfamiliar or when someone is attempting to spell it phonetically.

Here are some examples to illustrate the correct usage:

  • Incorrect: I saw a kid riding a hover board.
  • Correct: I saw a kid riding a hoverboard.
  • Incorrect: I want to buy a new hover board.
  • Correct: I want to buy a new hoverboard.

It's important to remember that 'hoverboard' is a compound word formed by combining 'hover' and 'board'. Therefore, it should be written as a single word with no space in between.

Linguix grammar checker can help you avoid this common mistake by highlighting it and providing you with the correct spelling suggestion.

hover board (hoverboard) mistake examples

  • Incorrect:
    Hover boards are mainly used by millenials.

    Hoverboards are mainly used by millenials.

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