Can You Recognize These Commonly Misused Phrases?

Do you think that you can correctly identify all of these commonly misused phrases. Lets put your knowledge of commonly misused phrases to the test!
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True or false: The commonly misused phrase "first come, first serve" is actually "first come, first served."
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True or false: It's not a "sneak peak" it's a "sneak peek."
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True or false: It's possible to have a "deep seeded" hatred for someone.
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True or false: One can always "extract revenge."
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True or false: The correct phrase is "I couldn't care less" not "I could care less."
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True or false: Something can be a "shoo-in" but not a "shoe-in."
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True or false: Magicians use "slight of hand."
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True or false: One can always wait with "baited breath."
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True or false: A person most certainly wants "piece of mind."
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True or false: You need to "whet your appetite" not "wet your appetite."
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True or false: "For all intents and purposes."
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True or false: You can be "one and the same."
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Result
Uh-oh, it appears as if we have a bit of a phrase fail on our hands. While you may be familiar with these phrases, you use them in the same way so many Americans unknowingly do. Fret not, not that you know the correct usage you can impress all of your friends and family!

C+, Phrase Failure

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly phrase phenomenal! Go ahead and give yourself a well deserved pat on the back for not misusing these phrases the way so many Americans do. Your knowledge on misused phrases is beyond impressive.

B+, Phrase Phenomenal

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When it comes to the most misused phrases in the English language, you’re a force to be reckoned with. In fact, you’d never dream of misusing these common phrases. You even often look down on those that do!

A+, Phrase Powerhouse

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1
True or false: The commonly misused phrase "first come, first serve" is actually "first come, first served."
True
False
2
True or false: It's not a "sneak peak" it's a "sneak peek."
True
False
3
True or false: It's possible to have a "deep seeded" hatred for someone.
True
False
4
True or false: One can always "extract revenge."
True
False
5
True or false: The correct phrase is "I couldn't care less" not "I could care less."
True
False
6
True or false: Something can be a "shoo-in" but not a "shoe-in."
True
False
7
True or false: Magicians use "slight of hand."
True
False
8
True or false: One can always wait with "baited breath."
True
False
9
True or false: A person most certainly wants "piece of mind."
True
False
10
True or false: You need to "whet your appetite" not "wet your appetite."
True
False
11
True or false: "For all intents and purposes."
True
False
12
True or false: You can be "one and the same."
True
False