Lexicology VI - 17 Phrases

By Sarah Brooks
Published: July 1, 2013

Who would have thought that so many people misuse the most common phrases? Let's take a look at 17 phrases you may be saying incorrectly.

"I could care less" and "I could literally eat a horse" are two of the most commonly misused phrases in the English language. While you may or may not be using them correctly, chances are you hear phrases being misused all the time — and it's probably one of your biggest pet peeves! Let's look at 17 of the most commonly misused phrases and learn the proper way to say them. We won't tell anyone if you forward it to a few people you may know.