Are you cringing yet? If not, this will be a good post for you to read, especially if you like grammar "capers"!
If you're not a writer or a typist, if you don't leave love notes or need the written language for work, then you may not know that one word in this sentence doesn't belong!
Truthfully, when you speak a sentence like this one, it sounds exactly like it's written here, which makes the confusion somewhat understandable. But for writers, we need to get the correct word. Which word doesn't belong?
I know it's hard to tear your eyes away from that delicious-looking meal, but let's take a moment to look at the words "should of." As you probably know, "of" is a preposition. Prepositions provide us with ideas about location (over, under, in) and relationship (of, with, about).
The preposition must be immediately linked to a noun or pronoun
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