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The grammar checker built into Word can check for many different errors that can creep into your prose. One of the things it can check for is words that are commonly misused. For instance, some people often use "your" when they really want the contraction "you're." Word can check for obvious usage errors based on a list of commonly confused words.
The make sure that Word is checking for this type of grammar error in your documents, follow these steps:
If you want to see a list of the confusing words that the grammar checker checks, then do the following after step 4, above:
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