Common Errors with Compound Words
This is one of my favorite lessons to teach. Although it seems simple, many people, including native speakers of English, are unsure about the correct usage of these words and phrases.
Take a look at these two sentences. Can you say which is correct?
This is a problem I see all the time, and not just with students of English. I see this error in social media posts, books, and even news articles. The correct sentence is...
Many other examples can be found when looking at phrasal verbs that combine to form nouns.
These are only a few examples. There are many more.
Can you think of any others?
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