The English language is really difficult to master and even the most proficient speakers are guilty of making making silly mistakes.
We've already compiled a list of the most commonly mispronounced words, so this time we've rounded up a list of 20 popular phrases that most of us, myself included, have been saying wrong our entire lives.
1. Don't say: For all intensive purposes
Do Say: For all intents and purposes
For example: Carol, for all intents and purposes, drove right up to the house.
2. Don't say: I could care less
Do say: I couldn't care less
For example: Jim couldn't care less what people on the internet think about him.
3. Don't say: Hunger Pains
Do say: Hunger Pangs
For example: Tristan is trying not to snack at night despite having severe hunger pangs.
4. Don't say: It's a "doggy-dog" world
Do say: It's a dog-eat-dog world
For example: Owning a business is by no means easy, it's a dog-eat-dog world out there.
5. Don't say: It's a mute point
Do say: It's a moot point
For example: It's a moot point whether the chicken or the egg came first.
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