Common mistake Wrong phrase: 'today morning' (this morning)

Common Grammatical Mistakes

Wrong Phrase: 'today morning' (this morning)

This is a non-standard collocation. Normally, 'this morning' is used.

When it comes to speaking and writing in English, it's important to have a good grasp of grammar. However, even the most experienced English speakers and writers can make mistakes from time to time. In this article, we will address one common grammatical mistake that people often make – the incorrect use of the phrase 'today morning' instead of 'this morning'.

Using 'today morning' may seem logical at first, especially if you consider phrases like 'yesterday morning' and 'tomorrow morning.' However, the correct phrase to use when referring to the morning of the present day is 'this morning.'

For example:

  • Incorrect: I went for a jog today morning.
  • Correct: I went for a jog this morning.

By using 'this morning' instead of 'today morning,' you adhere to standard English collocations. This small change can make a big difference in the clarity and correctness of your communication.

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Wrong phrase: 'today morning' (this morning) mistake examples

  • Incorrect:
    I'm going home today evening.

    I'm going home this evening.

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