Education

Stop saying “my condolences”. Say this instead

English language has made it more easier for us to communicate to unknown personalities within and outside the country that don’t understand our native language.

So it will be very embarrassing if we spent 17 years or more of our lifetime learning English during our school period, still we can’t still place were “is or of” supposed to be Or make a common correct English grammar.

Again, if you’re less busy, Make out Time to read and watch online videos related to English grammar to update and correct some of your bad grammar.

I have been able to gather up 10 wrong English we speak everyday with their corrections below.

Wrong English

1. off the light.

Correct English
switch off the light.

Wrong English
2. The rain is falling.

Correct English
It’s raining.

Wrong English
Open to page 49.

Correct English
Open at page 49.

Wrong English
4. She is trickish.

Correct English
She is cunning.

Wrong English
5. Is peter and paul coming ?

Correct
will peter And paul come?

Wrong English
6. Has NEPA has taken the light.

Correct
Has NEPA has interrupted the light.

Wrong English
7. She seriously lacking behind.

Correct word
She seriously lagging behind.

Wrong English
8. The company seek gate man.

Correct word
The Company seek gate keeper.

Wrong English
9. Give this shoe to shoemaker to repair.

Correct word
Give this shoe to Shoe mender to repair.

Wrong English
10. I don’t like beans

Correct word
I don’t eat beans

Stop telling people “My condolences” Most people find it awkward and common, please say this instead;

1. I’m so sorry to hear of your loss.

2. I’m stunned by this news. I’m so very sorry for your loss.

3. My heart aches to hear this news. I’m praying for everyone.

4. Please know that your friends love you and are here for you.

5. I’m so sorry. My heart goes out to you.

6. My deepest sympathies to you and your family.

When you use this word above, it will sound more soft and tender than ordinary “my condolences”

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