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34 Popular Grammatical Blunders, Every Nigerian Has Made At Least 2

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Egemba Sunday Uchechukwu
, Nigeria.
Grammatical blunders and their corrections.



1. You're taking it personal (wrong)

You're taking it personally (correct)



2. He is matured (wrong)

He is mature (correct)

He has matured (correct)



3. The reason is because (wrong)

The reason is that (correct)



4. My stuffs (wrong)

My stuff (correct)



5. Night vigil (wrong)

Vigil (correct)



6. Traveling bag (wrong)

Travel Bag (correct)



As at when due (wrong)

As and when due (correct)



7. Be rest assured (wrong)

Rest assured (correct)



8. I'm hearing you (wrong)

I can hear you (correct)



9. My names are (wrong)

My name is (correct)



10. All manners of (wrong)

All manner of (correct)



11. She delivered a baby boy (wrong)

She was delivered of a baby boy (correct)



12. Lacking behind

Lagging behind (correct)



13. Crack your brain (wrong)

Rack your brain (correct)



14. Return it back (wrong)

Return it (correct)



15. Nigeria comprises of 36 states (wrong)

Nigeria comprises 36 states (correct)

Nigeria is comprised of 36 states (correct)



16. Wake keeping (wrong)

Wake keep (wrong)

Wake (correct)



17. Exercise patience (wrong)

Be patient (correct)



18. Barbing saloon (wrong)

Barber shop (correct)



19. I forgot my phone at home (wrong)

I left my phone at home (correct)



20. Borrow me your pen (wrong)

Lend me your pen (correct)

May I borrow your pen (correct)



21. More grease to your elbow (wrong)

More power to your elbow (correct)



22. Funny enough, I've never liked him (wrong)

Funnily enough, I've never liked him (correct)



23. My body is scratching me (wrong)

My body itches (correct)



24. Letterhead paper (wrong)

Letterhead (correct)



25. I'm not your mate (wrong)

We're not mates (correct)



26. You're mannerless (wrong)

You're ill-mannered (correct)



27. Horn at the car in front (wrong)

Honk at the car in front (correct)



28. Happy birthday in arrears (wrong)

Happy belated birthday (wrong)

Belated happy birthday (correct)



29. I will sleep at 10pm (wrong)

I will go to bed at 10pm (correct)



30. Just when I thought I have seen it all (wrong)

Just when I thought I had seen it all (correct)



31. First come, First serve (wrong)

First come, First served (correct)



32. Please dash me (wrong)

Please hand it on to me (correct)

Please give me (correct)



33. I have a running nose (wrong)

I have a runny nose (correct)



34. Working Experience (wrong)

Work Experience (correct)

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Abdulazeez Adeshina
National Open University of Nigeria
Bsc. Economics
200Level, Nigeria.
lolz, thanks for sharing bro, kudos
Itz Overcomer

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Ojedeji Michael
, Nigeria.
lol funny but true about grammatical errors

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