Correction of Common Errors (Cont'd...)
Higher Secondary Examination (HS) 1965, Comp
Incorrect: My father insisted me to read Sanskrit.
Correct:    My father insisted on my reading Sanskrit.
Incorrect: He was absent at the examination.
Correct:    He was absent from the examination.
Incorrect: I am ill since three days.
Correct:    I have been ill for three days.
Incorrect: I wrote the letter by a fountain pen.
Correct:    I wrote the letter with a fountain pen.
Incorrect: We discussed about the matter.
Correct:    We discussed the matter.
Incorrect: The boy took admission in a college.
Correct:    The boy got admission in a college.
Incorrect: After you will return from Delhi I want to see you.
Correct:    After you return from Delhi I want to see you.
Incorrect: Both clerks have not come this morning.
Correct:    Both the clerks have not come this morning.
Higher Secondary Examination (HS) 1966
Incorrect: I suggested him to go home.
Correct:    I suggested to him that he should go home.
Incorrect: I hurried for catching the train.
Correct:    I hurried to catch the train.
Incorrect: I shall write to you when I shall reach Bombay.
Correct:    I shall write to you when I reach Bombay.
Incorrect: If you will work hard you are sure to win a prize.
Correct:    If you work hard you are sure to win a prize.
Incorrect: Mix the powder with little water.
Correct:    Mix the powder with a little water.
Incorrect: There are beautiful sceneries in Kashmir.
Correct:    There is a beautiful scenery in Kashmir.
Incorrect: I have finished reading the book yesterday.
Correct:    I finished reading the book yesterday.
Incorrect: Can I come sir?
Correct:    May I come sir?
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