Sometimes when we translate into another language from our own, we use our native grammar and it doesn’t always work.

Here are some examples of common mistakes I hear from Spanish speakers, which may also happen with other speakers of the romantic languages such as French, Italian and Portuguese.

WRONG ✗

RIGHT ✓

“Depends of” “Depends on”
“Two beers more” “Two more beers”
“Three persons” “Three people”
“I’m agree with you” “I agree with you”
“During six hours” “For six hours”

I will post more in the coming weeks and months as there are many!

Comment with some of the common errors you have noticed!

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