English Grammar Tutorials

  • Preface & Content
  • Letter, Word, Sentence
  • Parts of speech
  • Pronoun
  • Adjective
  • Adverb
  • Articles
  • Number and Gender
  • Person and Case
  • Mood and Modal verbs
  • Tense
  • Clause
  • Voice
  • Narration
  • Punctuation
  • Preposition
  • Conjunction
  • Participles and Gerunds
  • Transformation of sentences
  • Phrasal verb
  • Exercise
  • Correction
  • Simple Conjugate
  • Correction of Common Errors (Cont'd...)

    correct

    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.


    < Prev.Page 1   2   3   4  5   6   7   8   9   10  11   12  13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20  21   22   23   24   25   26  27   28   29   30   31   32   Next page>


        Engineering Tutorial         Phamacology         Blog

    All Rights Reserved to www.tutorialpoint.org
    Last modified May 2015