learn the rule:
of / off
- of is a preposition
- It is used to express a relationship between two or more entities
- The skin of my potato is brown
- Don't take a photo of me, I'm really ugly.
- Have is a verb meaning to be in possession of, or own
- It is transitive, meaning it requires a direct object, i.e., have something
- Do you have my potato?
- I don't have your sock
- Of and have are commonly confused in the following context:
- I should of gone home
- Correct: I should have gone home.
- I shouldn't of got this wrong
- Correct: I shouldn't have got this wrong.
- Getting it wrong makes you look stupid. And really ugly.