These are the most popular phrases and words that people frequently misuse 6 years ago

These are the most popular phrases and words that people frequently misuse

Me fail English that's unpossible.

The odd malapropism is a common occurrence in everyday life, unless you happen to make words really good, but a new survey has revealed the phrases and words that people frequently mix up.

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To be fair, we live in a world where fleek, bae and countless other monstrosities are allowed to exist so some of these efforts don't actually seem that bad in hindsight.

Take a look at the percentage of people who misuse the following;

Angry Teacher

Phrases:

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  1. 28% Hunger pains (Hunger pangs)
  2. 22% Wreck havoc (Wreak havoc)
  3. 20% Out on a whim (Out on a limb)
  4. 20% Mute point (Moot point)
  5. 18% Beckon call (Beck and call)
  6. 18% Escape goat (Scapegoat)
  7. 18% Nip it in the butt (Nip it in the bud)
  8. 16% For all intensive purposes (For all intents and purposes)
  9. 12% Extract revenge (Exact revenge)

Words.

  1. 31% Affect (Effect)
  2. 28% Pacifically (Specifically)
  3. 23% Arks (Ask)*
  4. 21% Suppose (Supposed to)
  5. 19% Yourself / Myself(You / Me)
  6. 16% Advise (Advice)
  7. 14% Genuinely (Generally)
  8. 14% Adverse (Averse)
  9. 14% Your (You’ll)
  10. 12% Crotch (Crutch)
  11. 12% Flaunted (Flouted)
  12. 11% Patients (Patience)
  13. 10% Banter (Barter)
  14. 9% Decimated (Devastated)
  15. 9% Photographic (Photogenic)