Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, commonly confused words, commonly misused phrases
Which is correct?
I was _______ go to the staff party but, ironically, I had to work late.
“Supposed,” in this context, means something like “expected.” People are sometimes confused about the expression because in speech it’s hard to hear the “d” on the end of the word next to the “t” of “to.”
See more about “suppose” vs. “supposed” here.
See 10 more holiday-themed grammar questions in this quiz: ‘Tis (or t’is?) the Season.
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