10 flagrant grammar mistakes that make you look stupid

1: Loose for lose
2: It’s for its (or god forbid, its’)
3: They’re for their for there
4: i.e. for e.g.
5: Effect for affect
6: You’re for your
7: Different than for different from
8 Lay for lie
9: Then for than
10: Could of, would of for could have, would have


I always have problems with #2 and #4 in my writing. Now that this is cleared up, I won’t look stupid anymore…err maybe.


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