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Don't say that, Do say this

Don't say that: 

Request for
Example: request for a receipt.

Do say this: 

Request
Example: request a receipt.

Don't say that: 

"Peaked" when you mean something made you interested

Do say this: 

"Piqued." Yes, they sound the same but they mean something entirely different.

Don't say that: 

Reputed

Do say this: 

reputable
of good repute
of good reputation
well regarded

Don't say that: 

Burglarized
Burglarised
Burglarize
Burglarise

Do say this: 

Burgled
Burgle

Don't say that: 

The exact same
for example, I had the exact same thing

Do say this: 

Exactly the same
for example, mine was exactly the same.

Don't say that: 

Coverage, when referring to insurance e.g. Obamacare, "The Affordable Care Act" or the Trump-backed version, American Health Care Act (AHCA)

Do say this: 

Cover.

Don't say that: 

controversy

(emphasis on the first syllable)

Do say this: 

controversy

(falling emphasis on the final two syllables.)

Say it like "controversial"

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