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  • Many of us mess up with these common everyday phrases. Well we all are guilty of slip-ups

  • now and then. Well it’s not a mistake because these days there are certain common phrases

  • that are set incorrectly and that has become a norm. So what is the correct way of saying

  • these phrases, that's what we are gonna learn in today’s lesson and how to use these phrases

  • in your conversation, well let’s have a look.

  • Hey friends welcome back to a new lesson

  • you are with me Niharika. So what are we gonna learn today? Well we have seven common phrases

  • that we say it incorrectly so of course we are gonna learn how to use them correctly

  • in your conversation. We are gonna begin with the very first one, which is, “one in the

  • same”. Well it’s not one in the same, many people make a mistake by saying, “oh,

  • it’s one in the same”, but it’s not one in the same, it’s “one and the same”,

  • so it’s “one and the same”, and what exactly does this phrase mean? Well it means

  • that when two things are just the same, okay? So for example, “being famous and successful,

  • it is one and the sameokay? So the next time you are using this phrase make sure you

  • don't end up using the wordinbut you use the wordandso it's one and the

  • same. Moving on to another one which ison accident”, “Oopsy! Daisy, I knocked the

  • car on accident.” Well it's noton accidentit's “by accident”. Well these prepositions

  • are absolutely a killer so if you tend to use on accident way too much, well guess what

  • you are incorrect. The correct way is by accident and what does this phrase really mean? Well

  • without intending to do something. So for example if you have to use this phrase in

  • your conversation you can say, “Oops! By accident I knocked the vas over the floor”,

  • okay that's how you will use it. Next one, “irregardless”. Wellirregardless,

  • my company pays allowance”. Well it's not irregardless, it's “regardless”. You need

  • not use the prefixir”, it's just regardless okay, that's the correct phrase and what exactly

  • does it mean? Wellno matter whatorin any case”. So if you have to use this

  • in your sentence you can say thatregardless of age and income my company pays us good

  • allowanceokay that's how you will use it. So it means that in any case, no matter

  • what, right? Moving on to the fourth phrase that I have for you it's “anyways”. Well

  • anyways, I'll talk to you later”. You use the word very often to end a conversation

  • or to change a topic. Well it's notanyways”, many of us do that, even I used to do that,

  • even I used to say wellanyways let's get back to work”, but you need not use the

  • letter “S”, okay? Please do not add the letter “S” it's justanyway”, yes,

  • did you do that? Well then that's incorrect it's “anyway”. “Anyway, I’ll talk

  • to you later.” “Anyway, I better be goingor I'll be late. Soanywayis an expression

  • that you use to end a conversation or to change a topic, right? Moving on to the next one

  • which issuppose to”. Well, have you heard people saying that, “I'm supposed

  • to go buy groceries this afternoon”, yeah that's quite an obligation but it's notsuppose

  • towell you need to add the letter “D” to the end of this word suppose, so it's “supposed

  • to”, yes that's the correct phrase, “I'm suppose to go for grocery shopping”, that's

  • incorrect. The correct way of using these phrases, “I'm supposed to go for grocery

  • shoppingyes so it means that there's an obligation, yes you're obligated to do something.

  • I know buying groceries is quite an effort, right? So it's quite an obligation for you

  • so use the expressionsupposed tobut notsuppose to”, alright? Moving on to

  • the sixth phrase that I have for you isescape goat”. Well, “she is an escape goat”,

  • well is it really escape goat? No! The correct phrase isscapegoatand that's how you

  • write it, scapegoat. So who is a scapegoat? Well many people tend to say that, “oh,

  • poor her, she's an escape goat”, that's incorrect. “She's a scapegoatand scapegoat

  • is a phrase used for a person who bears all the blame for others. So probably it's not

  • this person's mistake but guess what, he is bearing all the blame, everybody is pointing

  • the finger on her, so not blaming the others but blaming one person even though he or she

  • has not made a mistake, well then he or she is called as a scapegoat, right? And then

  • the last phrase that I have for you is I am havinghunger painshave you heard that

  • before? Well it's not hunger pains its, “hunger pangs”. So when you are extremely hungry

  • that urge of eating some food especially when you are fasting, people tend to say that,

  • Oh, guess what, I'm having these bad hunger pains”, but it's not bad hunger pains it's

  • hunger pangs”, yes that's the right way of using this phrase, “oh, I haven't eaten

  • since morning and now I'm having hunger pangs.” So which means that you're extremely hungry,

  • you're starving for food, right? So these are the seven expressions or the seven phrases,

  • these are everyday phrases that people say it incorrectly and you need to make sure to

  • use it in the correct way. Well quickly review these phrases, ‘one in the same’,

  • that's incorrect, the correct way isone and the same”. ‘on accident’, it's not

  • on accident but oops, “by accident”. ‘irregardless’, it's not irregardless but it's justregardless”.

  • anyways’, I'll talk to you later, well it's not anyways it's justanyway”. Anyway,

  • I'll talk to you later. ‘Suppose tonopes, it's “supposed to”. ‘Escape goat’,

  • he is an escape goat, well he's “scapegoat”, okay? So it's “scapegoatand then the

  • last onehunger pains’, well I'm starving for food I'm having these badhunger pangs

  • not hunger pains, right? So now that you know how to use and say these phrases correctly,

  • start using them in your conversation and I'll be back with a new lesson soon till then

  • you take care.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/03/15
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