English Grammar Tutorials

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  • Correction of Common Errors (Cont'd...)

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    Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1912

    Incorrect: The wages of sin is death.
    Correct:    The wages of sin is death. (wages is virtually singular).

    Incorrect: Ram as well as John were gone.
    Correct:    Ram as well as John was gone.

    Incorrect: You have played instead of work.
    Correct:    You have played instead of working.

    Incorrect: Let each of us go there in their turns.
    Correct:    Let each of us go there in his turn.

    Incorrect: I object for your saying that.
    Correct:    I object to your saying that.

    Incorrect: This house is to let.
    Correct:    This house is to let. (to let is quasi passive verb)

    Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1915

    Incorrect: I love you more than him.
    Correct:    I love you more than he.

    Incorrect: Bacon as well as Shakespeare were read.
    Correct:    Bacon as well as Shakespeare was read.

    Incorrect: Full many a flower is born to blush unseen.
    Correct:    Full many a flower is born to blush unseen.


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