It's easy to prevent these common mistakes.
It is argue but arguing and argument drop the 'e'.
Benefited has only one 't' normally, though two 't's are now accepted.
Commitment has only one 't'.
|Focused or focussed; focusing or focussing||It can be spelled both ways, though one 's' is more common.
Remember that all the vowels are 'e'.
|Lead/led||Led (pronounced to rhyme with 'Ted') is the past tense of 'to lead' (pronounced to rhyme with 'need').
He is often led astray by others.Lead is the metal (obviously pronounced ‘led’ to rhyme with ‘Ted'!)
The pupils learned about lead in their science class.
Should always be two separate words.
|There is ‘a rat’ in the middle of separate... There isn’t in desperate (but you would never use this in a report, would you?).|