Popular English expressions we should get right

There are some popular sayings, proverbs and idioms that speakers (predominantly non-native) of English language have used incorrectly over the years. I had firsthand experience of these misconceptions that were (and are still) taught by parents, teachers, peers, etc. around the world. Consequently, it is a propitious time to correct a few of them, so let’s spread the word from here. The point is that sayings, proverbs and idioms do not change—they are fixed and regular. Similarly, collocation is the use of certain words or phrases together. There are no…

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