Top 10 English Words That Most Ghanaians Wrongly Interchange

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English is one hell of a complex language.

There are words that may sound similar but have different spellings and obviously different meanings. However, the temptation to use them interchangeably is very strong and some Ghanaians are heavy culprits.

Below are some English words that Ghanaians use wrongly.

1. Effect and Affect


2. Advice and Advise

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3. Then and Than

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4. Weather and Whether
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5. Definitely and Definately

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6. Its and It’s


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7. Lose and Loose

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8. Weird and Wierd

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9. Their/They’re and There

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10. Your and You’re

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Author: Tiko14

Welcome to my wORDpreSS. I am a Ghanaian who lives in Ghana and has a passion for Ghana, hence talks a lot about Ghana. I blog about entertainment, tourism, politics, arts, culture and football. I am in the media and have the advantage of working both in Accounting firms and I. T firms. I like divergent views so disagree with me but let’s not abuse each other. Enjoy the blog while you are here, your views and topics are most welcome.

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