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Common mistakes in Spanish Words and Phrases

In all languages there are some words that lead to mistakes in writing or use due to their similarity in pronunciation. Since this problem also exists in Spanish, we have prepared a selection of 100 words that frequently present problems to help you improve your Spanish. Remember that you can also consult our data base of "Spanish Words" (word of the day) to expand your vocabulary.


Incorrect. The correct form in Spanish is recibir.

El Rey recibió a los embajadores.

Scanner, escanner, escáner

The form recognized by the Royal Academy is escáner.

He comprado un escáner.


The correct form in Spanish is sefardí and the plural is sefardíes.

He comprado un libro de poemas sefardíes.

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