back to top

17 Common Phrases You've Been Saying Wrong For Years

Irregardless, you need to read this.

Posted on
Advertisement
Advertisement

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

Via complex.com

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.

Advertisement

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

Via wifflegif.com

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.

Disney / Via thebestgifsforme.blogspot.com

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.