12 Common Words You're Probably Using Wrong [Infographic]

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Some words and phrases sound like they should be interchangeable, or are so similar it's hard to tell the difference between. But in the complicated world of English grammar, even these subtle differences can change the entire meaning of a word. Here are 12 common words you need to be careful about mixing up.

Do you know the difference between criteria and criterium? Is there any point to differentiating between anymore and any more? Brush up on your grammar with this handy infographic from Grammar Check.

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    Your use of “wrong” is wrong. It should be “using *incorrectly”.

    Wrong is an adjective, not an adverb. You can’t use it to describe the verb (“using”).

    Seeing it's a grammar check, might the headline not read, "12 Common Words You're Probably Using WrongLY"?

    Since it's mentioned, can I add to please stop saying "vice-a versa"? The phrase is "vice versa". There's no 'a' on the end of the 'vice' part.

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