Quiz: Can you identify these commonly misused words? Prove it!
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Can you identify these commonly misused words? Prove it!
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About This Quiz

Do you consider yourself a proud member of the grammar police? Are you the person on social media that corrects everyone's use of the English language? If so, then this is the quiz for you. But how good are you really? You can't call yourself a true grammar expert unless you can correctly name each of these 35 commonly misused words. Ready to prove you can do it? Let's get started.

So, which commonly misused words get your blood boiling? For us, it's the confusion between words such as their, they're, and there. Seriously, why do so many people have so much trouble using these three little words correctly? Sure, we understand that, in some, rather rare, instances, autocorrect is to blame, but let's get real... the problem is that many people need to go back to elementary English. 

Yes, we're venting, but let's analyze these words. The word "their" signals possession; the word "they're" is a contraction that combines the words "they" and "are;" and the word "there" indicates placement. It's that simple. But, you already know that, don't you? That's why you're here to take this quiz.

Well, we challenge you to answer each of these questions correctly. You won't win a prize, but you'll get bragging rights, and that means a lot, right?

Let's get started.

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