Correction of Common Errors (Cont'd...)
Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1946
Incorrect: Of the two pieces buy the least costly.
Correct:    Of the two pieces buy the less costly one.
Incorrect: He is senior than me.
Correct:    He is senior to me.
Incorrect: I studied in United states.
Correct:    I studied in the United states.
Incorrect: Motor cars run so fastly that people crossing the rood have to be too careful.
Correct:    Motor cars run so fast, the people crossing the rood have to be very careful.
Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1947
Incorrect: Your fault admits no excuse.
Correct:    Your fault admits of no excuse.
Incorrect: I will surely inform to the police.
Correct:    I will surely inform the police.
Incorrect: The school will be closed after a few days.
Correct:    The school will be closed in a few days.
Incorrect: I have nothing to say on the contrary.
Correct:    I have nothing to say to the contrary.
Incorrect: The man is too strong.
Correct:    The man is very strong.
Incorrect: He pointed out that he has received no further information.
Correct:    He pointed out that he had received no further information.
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