Correction of Common Errors (Cont'd...)
West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) 1964
Incorrect: There is not any snake in Iceland.
Correct:    There is no snake in Iceland.
Incorrect: He told me that he has been ill for two months.
Correct:    He told me that he had been ill for two months.
Incorrect: You must write to me within the 12th of this month.
Correct:    You must write to me by the 12th of this month.
Incorrect: I am suffering from fever all the week.
Correct:    I have been suffering from fever all through the week.
Incorrect: He is better student than me.
Correct:    He is better student than I.
Incorrect: The dress cost a lot of money which she wore.
Correct:    The dress which she wore cost a lot of money.
Incorrect: Tired and weary, he laid down to rest.
Correct:    Tired and weary, he laid himself down to rest.
West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) 1965
Incorrect: I am one of those who cannot describe what I feel.
Correct:    I am one of those who cannot describe what they feel.
Incorrect: The trees have cast their leaves a month ago.
Correct:    The trees cast their leaves a month ago.
Incorrect: I cannot agree with your proposal.
Correct:    I cannot agree to your proposal.
Incorrect: The conduct of some boys and girls are not what they should be.
Correct:    The conduct of some boys and girls is not what it should be.
Incorrect: Choose only such friends who you can trust.
Correct:    Choose only as friends whom you can trust.
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