The Digital Reader: 8 Common Phrases that You May Be Getting Wrong; plus a bit from JPROF

Nate Hoffelder, the Digital Reader, gives us  – at a quick glance – eight phrases that we might be getting wrong. They’re all packaged neatly in a simple infographic.

The phrases:

  • for all intensive purposes (my personal favorite)
  • reign in
  • baited breath
  • sneak peak
  • mute point
  • case and point
  • extract revenge
  • peaked my curiosity

Hoffelder leaves out one my other favorites:

exact same

Now, what’s wrong with that one?

In any event, head over to the Digital Reader and take a look: Infographic: 8 Common Phrases that You May Be Getting Wrong | The Digital Reader


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