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Your most common errors in English
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April 19, 2007

Do you sit 'on' a chair or 'in' a chair?

Should you ask someone to advice you? Or advise you?

Does something 'affect' you or 'effect' you?

Is it 'today' morning or 'this' morning?

Though many of us are very fluent in English we often make extremely obvious English mistakes.

Do you commit errors in English and are embarrassed to discover them later?
Or are you the one who ends up correcting the mistakes of others?

Share with us what you've learnt in your 'moments of embarrassment'. Else, tell us what you believe is the most  commonly misused terms or instances of incorrect usage of English.

Send us what you think are the most glaring errors folks make while speaking English at and we'll highlight them right here as a helpful guide to those trying to improve their English.

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