Tag Archives: mistake

There is, there are…

Speak Up 364, in the article “LIFE IN THE HAMPTONS”, page 23: “there’s lines to get in” and second column, first line: “there’s hot girls and handsome boys”. Why “there’s” and not “there are”? Giovanna Ok, this is technically a mistake but there is an increasing tendency in English (both British and American) to mix […]

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My brother and I

A few days ago I read an article on internet….

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Brrrr…!!!

Brrrr…!!!

I became a vegetarian until I realised that it was just a missed steak.

Questo è un “pun”, ovvero un gioco di parole, un “play on words”. I giochi di parole non sono semplici da capire, quindi se hai colto subito la battuta: sei molto bravo! Se no, non demoralizzarti: era difficile…

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No mistake

What is the difference between…

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Jobs Act

Is the phrase “jobs act” a mistake…

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Yesterday…

Qual è la differenza tra: Yesterday I was supposed to go home

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It’s high time!

In the article “are you strong enough to cry?”

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Aarrgghh! – Don’t or Not?!

Aarrgghh! – Don’t or Not?!

“You might NOT know that…!” Our thanks to Tiziana Toniolo, who found this gem in Venice! If you see English mistakes (in Italy, the UK, anywhere!) that make you scream “Aarrgghh!!!” please take a photo and send it to redazione@speakupmagazine.it We will publish the best (that is, the worst) both here and on our Facebook […]

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TO o OF?

Nell’articolo di pag 6 e 9, numero di novembre, ho incontrato due espressioni…

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Up!

Vorrei sapere un po’ di più sull’uso dell’ “up”…

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