Correction of Common Errors (Cont'd...)
Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1939
Incorrect: He asked what is the meaning of that word?
Correct:    He asked what the meaning of that word was.
Incorrect: Unless you do not try, you cannot succeed.
Correct:    Unless you try, you cannot succeed.
Incorrect: I came across with a beggar in the street.
Correct:    I came across a beggar in the street.
Incorrect: This is the poet who, as is known to everybody, the world admires.
Correct:    This is the poet whom, as is known to everybody, the world admires.
Incorrect: I forbid you from going there.
Correct:    I forbid you to go there.
Incorrect: His face resembles to his father.
Correct:    His face resembles his father.
Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1940
Incorrect: Both of them are good, but this is the best of the two.
Correct:    Both of them are good, but this is better of the two.
Incorrect: Compare his answer to me.
Correct:    Compare his answer with mine.
Incorrect: I want two cupsful of sugar.
Correct:    I want two cupfuls of sugar.
Incorrect: When six years old, my grandfather died.
Correct:    When I was six years old, my grandfather died.
Incorrect: She took it up with her both hands.
Correct:    She took it up with both her hands.
Incorrect: He behaved most gentlemanly.
Correct:    His behaviour was most gentlemanly.
Incorrect: You will either obey me or I will punish you.
Correct:    Either you will obey me or I will punish you.
Incorrect: No more painful an example can be given of this.
Correct:    No more painful example of this can be given.
Incorrect: You may consider it a great luck.
Correct:    You may consider it a good luck.
Incorrect: This is only a part and parcel of the coronation ceremony.
Correct:    This is only a part of the coronation ceremony.
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