I have noticed when editing many articles and looking at others posts on social media, that some people don't know how to spell words the right way. For example: there, they're and their. I am here to show you which way to use the word and how to spell it!
8 Writing Mistakes That Common People Make
1.) its vs. it's
Its is a possessive pronoun.
Example: The puppy played with its toy.
It's is a contraction of "it is" or "it has"
Example: I think it's going to rain.
2.) there vs they're vs their
There is an adverb, in or at that place.
Example: 1.) There is only one lemon left.
2.) I hope you don't go there.
They're is a contraction of "they are".
Example: They're going to perform for us.
Their is a possessive pronoun.
Example: Their baby cries a lot.
3.) lose vs loose
Lose is a verb, to come to be without something; to suffer the loss of something.
Example: I do not wish to lose more weight.
Loose is an adjective, free or released from attachment; not bound together; not strict.
Example: She likes to wear her hair loose and free.
4.) whose vs who's
Whose is a possessive form of who.
Example: Do you know whose boat we saw the other day?
Who's is a contraction for who is.
Example: Who's going to clean this mess?
5.) your vs you're
Your is a possessive pronoun.
Example: Your job is very exciting.
You're is a contraction for "you are"
Example: You're going to amaze them with your performance.
6.) write vs right
Write is a verb to express in writing.
Example: Write a letter to mom.
Right means adjective, correct, justified, suitable, and the opposite of left.
Example: It's the right way to do things.
7.) effect vs affect
Effect is a noun, produced by a cause; a result.
Example: The rules are in effect as of today.
Affect is a verb, to act on; to produce a chance.
Example: The cold weather affected my plants last night.
8.) accept vs except
Accept is a verb, to take or receive.
Example: I accept the challenge.
Except means preposition, excluding, save and but.
Example: Everyone except me decided to go.
There are many more that people mistake the spelling and meaning for but these are just a few!