Correction of Common Errors (Cont'd...)
Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1950
Incorrect: Lions are both found in Asia and Africa.
Correct:    Lions are found both in Asia and Africa.
Incorrect: I shall prevent you to do this.
Correct:    I shall prevent you from doing this.
Incorrect: He is more senior to me by two years.
Correct:    He is senior to me by two years.
Incorrect: He has been absent since the last two days.
Correct:    He has been absent for the last two days.
Incorrect: I prefer to write than to read.
Correct:    I prefer writing to reading.
Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1951
Incorrect: The climate of India is hotter than England.
Correct:    The climate of India is hotter than that of England.
Incorrect: It is I who is to blame.
Correct:    It is I who am to blame.
Incorrect: He refused his fault.
Correct:    He denied his fault.
Incorrect: I shall enquire from him about it.
Correct:    I shall enquire of him about it.
Incorrect: He said that he is reading History.
Correct:    He said that he was reading History.
Incorrect: He has been suffering since two months.
Correct:    He has been suffering for two months.
Incorrect: I congratulated him for his success.
Correct:    I congratulated him on his success.
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