Incorrect spelling, explanation: the verb recommended is quite troublesome in terms of its spelling as both the native users of English and its learners often forget that there is a double -m letter. Therefore, a common mistake is to spell recommended as
recomended, which is incorrect.
Correct spelling, explanation: the base form of the verb recommended is recommend. The word comes from Latin, in which it had the form of commendare and meant commit to the care of. In Medieval Latin, the word changed to recommendare, and finally, in the Middle Ages, recommended appeared in English, too.
Definition of recommended:
1. verb (past and past participle form) – to advise something to someone or suggest something that is good or suitable.
The doctor recommended taking the medicine three times a day for a month.
My teacher recommended me as the best candidate for the head of the Student Union.
Expressions with recommended:
Some commonly used expressions with recommended are: recommended reading, recommended action, and recommended dosage.
The exam is really difficult, but I will provide you with the recommended reading list, which will help you to prepare better.
The recommended action in case of an emergency is to press the red button and wait for help to come.
Do not exceed the recommended dosage of the medicine as you may suffer from dizziness and headaches.
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