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Avoidance Tactics: Common English Mistakes

by • November 30, 2014

by Laura K. Lawless, writer at Everyone makes mistakes when writing, sometimes due to simple typos, and other times because they just don’t know any better. Most people can spot their own typos when proofreading, but that only works when you know that it’s a mistake—what about when you don’t? Even native speakers mix up words that either look similar or have similar meanings, but there are simple techniques that can help you avoid some of these common mistakes. It’s vs Its For some reason, it’s seems to have become… MORE →