Correction of Common Errors (Cont'd...)
West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) 1958
Incorrect: We must find out who he spoke to.
Correct:    We must find out whom he spoke to.
Incorrect: I had two pears and gave away the smallest.
Correct:    I had two pears and gave away the smaller.
Incorrect: Each girl showed the teacher their book.
Correct:    Each girl showed the teacher her book.
Incorrect: I insist him to go.
Correct:    I insist on his going.
Incorrect: He can run faster than me.
Correct:    He can run faster than I.
Incorrect: A voyage of three months have improved my health.
Correct:    A voyage of three months has improved my health.
Incorrect: My book is different to yours.
Correct:    My book is different from yours.
Incorrect: He is in service since two years.
Correct:    He has been in service for two years.
Incorrect: This is the youngest of two sons.
Correct:    This is the younger of two sons.
Incorrect: There's five plates on the table.
Correct:    There are five plates on the table.
West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) 1959
Incorrect: I did not know that he will come here.
Correct:    I did not know that he would come here.
Incorrect: He arrived before I reached there.
Correct:    He had arrived before I reached there.
Incorrect: No sooner he went there than he found the place deserted.
Correct:    No sooner had he gone there than he found the place deserted.
Incorrect: I asked him why was he absent.
Correct:    I asked him why he was absent.
Incorrect: He was disposed all his furnitures.
Correct:    He was disposed all his furniture.
Incorrect: Everyone tried to save themselves.
Correct:    Everyone tried to save himself.
Incorrect: I am taller than him.
Correct:    I am taller than he.
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