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If You Can Spot Which Sentences Have Errors, You're Smarter Than Everyone You Know

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  1. Tammy could throw further than anyone else on the rugby team.
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    ERROR: It's "farther" when referring to distance.

  2. Billy does not realize who he is talking to.
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    ERROR: "Who" is wrong here because there is a preposition, "to," which requires the objective pronoun, "whom." Reword to "Billy doesn’t realize to whom he is talking."

  3. He fell asleep because the  movie failed to pique his interest.
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    NO ERROR.

  4. Joe was used to drinking a miscellanious assortment of spirits.
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    ERROR: It's spelled "miscellaneous."

  5. This Tasty recipe requires two cupsful of water.
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    ERROR: It’s cupfuls.

  6. If it weren’t for his multiple citations, he'd have an associate degree.
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    NO ERROR. That's right, no apostrophe!

  7. He wouldn’t stop speaking, probably because he had two shots of expresso.
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    ERROR: It's "espresso."

  8. The electrician said he’s used to accidentally electrocuting himself.
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    ERROR: It should be "shocking," not electrocuting. Electrocution means the person has died.

  9. He couldn’t care less what you think.
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    NO ERROR.

  10. The bottom of the stairs are extremely slippery.
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    ERROR: The subject is "bottom," so the verb should be "is," not "are."

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