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Can you spot
the grammar mistakes?
Do you know the difference between it's and its,
loose and lose, or when to use literal...
There/They're/Their
1. Their picking up the kids and taking them to the
pool.
2. I love Paris. I've been there five times!...
Answer
2. I love Paris. I've been there five times!
Want to know why?
Wikihow
http://www.wikihow.com/Use-There,-Their-and-...
Lie/Lay/laid/
1. She's going to lay those books on the table.
2. You don't look well, you'd better lay down.
3. He laid do...
Answer
1. She's going to lay those books on the table.
Want to know why?
Writer's Digest
http://www.writersdigest.com/onli...
It's/its
1. The coach said its going to be a close game.
2. She took the frying pan and placed it's lid
under the sink.
3....
Answer
3. It's turning out to be a very long day at the
conference.
Want to know why?
Grammar Monster
http://www.grammar-
...
Site/Sight
1. He had the perfect puppy in his sites.
2. It was the perfect sight for a picnic.
3. The sight of the childre...
Loose/Lose
1. If you follow this diet, you're going to loose 10
pounds by the end of the month.
2. After she lost 10 pound...
Answer
3. The sight of the children's laughter brought a
smile to her face.
Want to know why?
Grammarist
http://grammarist...
Answer
2. After she lost 10 pounds, her skirts were loose.
Want to know why?
Grammarist
http://grammarist.com/usage/loose-...
Compliment/Complement
1. The color of her shirt complemented her eyes.
2. He never takes compliments well.
3. The Italian ...
Answer
1. The color of her shirt complemented her eyes.
Want to know why?
Grammar Girl Blog
http://www.quickanddirtytips.c...
Literally
1. Her jaw literally dropped when she saw how
fast I ran.
2. The girls literally laughed out loud at my son's
jo...
Answer
2. The girls literally laughed out loud at my son's
jokes.
Want to know why?
Grammar Party Blog
http://grammarparty...
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  1. 1. Can you spot the grammar mistakes? Do you know the difference between it's and its, loose and lose, or when to use literally? Take this Quick Grammar Quiz and find out!
  2. 2. There/They're/Their 1. Their picking up the kids and taking them to the pool. 2. I love Paris. I've been there five times! 3. My aunt went they're to see the play.
  3. 3. Answer 2. I love Paris. I've been there five times! Want to know why? Wikihow http://www.wikihow.com/Use-There,-Their-and- They're
  4. 4. Lie/Lay/laid/ 1. She's going to lay those books on the table. 2. You don't look well, you'd better lay down. 3. He laid down for a nap after working the night shift.
  5. 5. Answer 1. She's going to lay those books on the table. Want to know why? Writer's Digest http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/lay-vs- lie
  6. 6. It's/its 1. The coach said its going to be a close game. 2. She took the frying pan and placed it's lid under the sink. 3. It's turning out to be a very long day at the conference.
  7. 7. Answer 3. It's turning out to be a very long day at the conference. Want to know why? Grammar Monster http://www.grammar- monster.com/easily_confused/its_its.htm
  8. 8. Site/Sight 1. He had the perfect puppy in his sites. 2. It was the perfect sight for a picnic. 3. The sight of the children's laughter brought a smile to her face.
  9. 9. Loose/Lose 1. If you follow this diet, you're going to loose 10 pounds by the end of the month. 2. After she lost 10 pounds, her skirts were loose. 3. Her lose tooth caused a lot of pain.
  10. 10. Answer 3. The sight of the children's laughter brought a smile to her face. Want to know why? Grammarist http://grammarist.com/spelling/sight-site/
  11. 11. Answer 2. After she lost 10 pounds, her skirts were loose. Want to know why? Grammarist http://grammarist.com/usage/loose-lose/
  12. 12. Compliment/Complement 1. The color of her shirt complemented her eyes. 2. He never takes compliments well. 3. The Italian dressing was a nice complement to the salad.
  13. 13. Answer 1. The color of her shirt complemented her eyes. Want to know why? Grammar Girl Blog http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/gram mar/compliment-versus-complement?page=all
  14. 14. Literally 1. Her jaw literally dropped when she saw how fast I ran. 2. The girls literally laughed out loud at my son's jokes. 3. He literally hit the roof when he saw the credit card bill.
  15. 15. Answer 2. The girls literally laughed out loud at my son's jokes. Want to know why? Grammar Party Blog http://grammarpartyblog.com/2011/10/25/frequen tly-misused-words-literally/
  16. 16. Are you a business owner who needs writing help? Contact Wr!teUp Creative Content www.cincinnatifreelancer.com
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