Correction of Common Errors (Cont'd...)
Higher Secondary Examination (HS) 1963
Incorrect: I have not heard from my father long since.
Correct:    It is long since I heard from my father.
Incorrect: Tell me what is your name.
Correct:    Tell me what your name is.
Incorrect: The sun will not rise before an hour.
Correct:    The sun will not rise for an hour.
Incorrect: Open page 5 of your book.
Correct:    Open at page 5 of your book.
Incorrect: He was elected as the president of the meeting.
Correct:    He was elected president of the meeting.
Incorrect: Here is a list of text books for three years Degree course.
Correct:    Here is a list of text books for three-years Degree course.
Incorrect: He could not tell his lesson.
Correct:    He could not say his lesson.
Incorrect: The Paradise Lost is a great poetry.
Correct:    The Paradise Lost is a great poem.
Higher Secondary Examination (HS) 1963, Comp
Incorrect: We read English near our Headmaster.
Correct:    We read English with our Headmaster.
Incorrect: If war will come the people will fight.
Correct:    If war comes the people will fight.
Incorrect: Can I borrow your umbrella?
Correct:    May I borrow your umbrella?
Incorrect: Study with a view to gain knowledge.
Correct:    Study with a view to gaining knowledge.
Incorrect: The boy come to Calcutta a year ago.
Correct:    The boy came to Calcutta a year ago.
Incorrect: Though he looks pale but he is really healthy.
Correct:    Though he looks pale he is really healthy.
Incorrect: In south America many people talk Spanish.
Correct:    In south America most people speak Spanish.
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