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    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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