THIS, THAT AND WHATNOT

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                                Common Pitfalls in English

                                  😦 Wrong    –     🙂 Right 

😦 You’ve got another thing coming.

🙂 You’ve got another think coming.

 

😦 Each one worse than the next.

🙂 Each one worse than the last.

 

😦 I made a complete 360 degree change in my life.

🙂 I made a complete 180 degree change in my life.

 

😦 One in the same.

🙂 One and the same.

 

😦 I could care less.

🙂 I couldn’t care less.

 

😦  ThanksGod .

🙂  Thank God.

 

😦  Ok

🙂  OK (captlized)

 

😦  Irregardless

🙂  Regardless

 

😦  Pronounciation

🙂  Pronunciation

🙂  Pronounce (verb)

 

😦  Keep off of the grass

🙂  Keep off the grass.

 

Words That Mean the Opposite of What They Used to mean                                                                

                               Awful

Current meaning: Very unpleasant

Original meaning: Inspiring wonder                                             

 

                                Bully

Current meaning: Someone who mocks or harms those who are weaker

Original meaning: A good fellow or a darling

 

                              Artificial

Current meaning: Contrived or false

Original meaning: Artfully and skillfully constructed

                             

                              Resentment

Current meaning: Indignation

Original meaning: Gratitude

 

Source: Reader’s Digest Read more: http://www.rd.com/slideshows/opposite-words-funny/#ixzz34GoOSUTg

 

 

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