“Have you checked the pinaka-latest na android phone in tha market?”
The word “latest” is already in superlative form, in other words, there’s nothing greater than that. There’s no such super-duperlative. Therefore, todo na yun and putting the word “pinaka” makes the word redundant.
9. “MORE + ADJECTIVE-ER”
“The quiz last friday is more harder the before.”
Adding the word more before an adjective really gives me a headache. Just say “harder” rather than exaggerating the word.
8. “HE AND SHE”
I often hear these mistakes. He is for male and She is for female. Merlin’s beard, kahit elementary students alam ang difference between the two.
7. “ITS AND IT’S”
Its is possessive, like when you are saying that the book is yours. “Hey, Its mine.” And the word It’s is actually a contraction of it and is. Might as well say “The cat is chasing it’s tail” rather than “The cat is chasing its tail”
“She ate already.”
For a typical pinoy, this sounds correct, but it isn’t. “She already ate.” is the correct one.
7. “IN BEHALF OF ..”
This phrase is frequently used in any awards night. “I would like to thank all of you in behalf of the whole production team.” On behalf is the proper one.
6. “IS AND ARE”
Is is singular and Are is plural. Translation, pag isa lang is ang gagamitin, “The dog is barking.” Pero pag two or more are naman ang ginagamit, The dogs are barking.”.
5.“IS MARK IS THERE?”
Too much is. It sounds awful. Simply say “Is mark there?”.
4. “WHAT THE F”
Several pinoys are mispronouncing the F word. Like, Pather (Father), Plan (Flan), etc.
3.“EQUIPMENTS AND FURNITURES”
These two words are singular at all times. Wag makulit.
2. “I WILL GONNA BUY THIS”
I felt like saying: “I will gonna correct you muna ‘coz your so mali.” Might as well say, “I will buy this” or “I am gonna (slang for going to) buy this.”
1. “AND ETC.”
Et cetera is a Latin expression that means “and other things”, or “and so forth”. Kaya when you say and et cetera (and etc.) it is a clear redundancy.