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17 Common Phrases You've Been Saying Wrong For Years

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8. You should not say: He/she got off scotch-free.


You should say: He/she got off scot-free.

For example: Even though he stole 10 candy bars from the store, the officer let him off scot-free since he was just a kid.


13. You should not say: Don't take me for granite.


You should say: Don't take me for granted.

For example: Don't take your mother's cooking for granted, especially since you're leaving for college in a few weeks.

15. You should not say: We reached a mute point.

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You should say: We've reached a moot point.

For example: The king decided that the issue regarding the stolen bagels was moot because all of the townspeople involved in the dispute were no longer living.