Spot the mistake #007: For the wine drinkers!


Here’s a humorous tip for wine drinkers which I spotted at a leading bistro near the Malta International Airport.

Breath

Your task? Spot the mistake. What is it and why is it wrong?

 

4 comments

  1. Yuko Maeda · · Reply

    “breath” is noun.
    I think “allow it to breathe” is right.
    Or “to allow breathing”.

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    1. Your explanation is correct and so are your examples. Be careful with the pronunciation. Although the noun and verb look similar, we speak them differently.

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  2. ANDREA · · Reply

    … give it A mouth …

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    1. No need for an article when you’re using the expression “mouth to mouth (resuscitation)”. The problem is BREATH, which is a noun. The verb form is necessary here, so the correct word is BREATHE. Although they look similar, the pronunciation is different too.

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