Common mistakes in English - category Style

transitive verb 'occasion' is very formal to be able to + 'passive voice' 'also' at the end of the sentence Style: 'possible' after 'possibility' Readability: Three nouns in a row Word order: 'Hopefully' starting a sentence Number starting a sentence Sentence starting with 'And' or 'But' irregardless (regardless) an invite (invitation) 'Needs fixed' type construction most (almost) every be bigger than me (I) different than (from) gotcha (got you) gimme (give me) dis (this) dat (that) luv (love) lemme (let me) outta (out of) 'merchandize' vs. 'merchandise' 'ourself' 'themself' bored of (with) bestest (best) Most of our times (time) used to could (be able to) Tiflis Thank you much there're → there are week-end (weekend) a whole other (entirely different) issue comma before ending sentence with adverb This will allow (allows) them to bloom... They were used to hunt (for hunting) partridges It's supposed to prevent it (from) spilling over I saw it and I (0) should have said something to you abbreviation 'ppl' anyways (anyway) fastly (quickly) Word order: Wrong position of adverb, e.g. 'Always I am happy. (I am always happy.)' Word order: Wrong position of adverb, e.g. 'Always I am happy. (I am always happy.)' Passive voice Sarcasm Childish language Profanity where/when Extreme adjectives dunno (don't know) wanna (want to) I'm bout (about) to whatcha (what are you) dontcha (don't you) y'all (you all) tryna → trying to gonna (going to) gonna (going to) informal 'gotta' Super Bowl (roman literals) aline vs. align 'the reason... is because' Recommended compounds (smartphone, website, …) Indian English replacements Missing vocative comma Not sure (if) it works Are not (formal) → Aren't Warn when the serial comma is used (incomplete) Warn when the serial comma is not used I'm not very experienced too (either) 'please' twice in a sentence more easy (easier, less difficult), more clear (clearer, apparent, obvious, evident) to
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