"I know such English that I will leave the British behind. You see sir, I can talk English, I can walk English, I can laugh English, I can run English, because English is such a funny language." – Namak Halal
We take English so seriously that we have started misusing it in various ways. Here we give 20 words we should stop misusing immediately:
You know, we can also consider using drove, skated, walked, ran, flew. Just saying.
So much honesty! Gandhi Ji would have been proud.
Friend: "The news literally crushed me!"
Me: "Then, how exactly are you standing here?"
Just open any document in your system right now. Ctrl+F, type "that". How many did you find?
Something is either necessary, or it is not. Adding 'absolutely' necessary doesn't make it more necessary.
The word 'very' is a lazy way out of not using other adjectives. If you're very sad, perhaps you're in melancholy or in depression.
That's a really, really bad habit!
Meaning: causing great surprise or wonder; astonishing.
Synonyms: astonishing, astounding, surprising, bewildering, stunning, staggering, shocking, startling, stupefying, breathtaking.
Just in case, you need it.
Find another word. Please.
Forever seems like a nice word.
It's a filler word, not a word to make your sentence stronger.
Not too sure about the usage of the word ?
Please stuff it in.
Nevertheless, it's all the same. No point explaining.
Not everything is so general.
It is used as an intensifier, especially a negative one.
Friend: That was a damn good lunch.
Me: Are you complimenting?
This word reminds me of Kareena Kapoor from Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham.
There are much beautiful synonyms of this word like sole, single, solitary, unique. Try using one!
Basically, the article has come to an end and you may proceed with your mundane lives.
People, the dictionary is full of beautiful words. Go ahead, use them judiciously.