What’s a word that people use wrongly that bugs you?

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GabiAbi84
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For me it’s “defiantly” instead of “definitely”
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Now sometimes I don’t know if it’s auto corrected or just written wrongly as it’s only used in text but it bizarrely angers me.

Any one else with pet peeves of words used wrongly?
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'Of' instead of 'have' 😑.
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People using "Generally" when they actually mean "Genuinely" :banghead:
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much vs many
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Fewer and less
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"I'm good" instead of "I'm well/I'm OK"
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vagina vs vulva
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love
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"Can't be asked". :facepalm:
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I may have made a mistake making this thread...all of these are making me mad!! 😂 😡
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(Original post by Sabertooth)
"Can't be asked". :facepalm:
this is how i initially heard people saying it. had no idea it wasn't this :lol: was always so confused
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Pacific/ Pacifically instead of specific/specifically. Although this doesn't affect written language, speaking in question talk.
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Luckily instead of thankfully.
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nice
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"Technically", when what follows is not at all due to a technicality. They just mean "when you think about it", and it's usually something stupid.
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“Gotten” instead of receive, acquire or have.
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(Original post by nzy)
"Technically", when what follows is not at all due to a technicality. They just mean "when you think about it", and it's usually something stupid.
lol, this made me laugh
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The wrong Your, were and to
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(Original post by SuperiorPotato)
The wrong Your, were and to
My phone corrects “were” to “we’re” all the time and it drives me nuts!! Usually I catch it but without fail the times I don’t are when I can’t go back and edit!

Also does the same with “I’ll” and ill!!
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I mean I just generally just hate the word 'moist' - its so ew
(its not used wrongly but still hate the word LOL)
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