Incorrect spelling, explanation: as there are two similar words in English – until and till – users of English often spell them wrong. The first word has only one -l letter at the end while the second word has it doubled. English speakers mix them and often spell the word until as
untill, which is wrong so do not use it.
Correct spelling, explanation: this popular English word has the Old Norse origin, but it introduced English in the times of Middle English. Today it is commonly used both in formal and informal contexts. When writing the word until one should remember that it ends with a single -l letter.
Definition of until
1. conjunction / preposition – as far as; before a stated time:
Ride the bike until you finish the race.
I won’t finish the project until the end of the month.
Expressions and idioms with until
Some common idioms with until are:
1. until kingdom come – forever,
Am I supposed to wait until kingdom come for you to get ready?
2. until my dying day – as long as I’m alive,
I will remember you until my dying day.
3. work until you drop – work to the point you feel exhausted,
My boss is terrible – he expects me to work until I drop.
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