Correction of Common Errors (Cont'd...)
Higher Secondary Examination (HS) 1966, Comp
Incorrect: Galileo discovered the telescope.
Correct:    Galileo invented the telescope.
Incorrect: There are too many books in the national library.
Correct:    There are a great many books in the national library.
Incorrect: If it will rain, I shall not go.
Correct:    If it rains, I shall not go.
Incorrect: The boy succeed to pass the exam.
Correct:    The boy succeed in passing the exam.
Incorrect: I want a pen to write.
Correct:    I want a pen to write with.
Incorrect: He went to the shop with a view to buy books.
Correct:    He went to the shop with a view to buying books.
Incorrect: I said him to go home.
Correct:    I told him to go home.
Higher Secondary Examination (HS) 1967
Incorrect: He is in very much distressed.
Correct:    He is very much distressed.
Incorrect: The train is running in full speed.
Correct:    The train is running at full speed.
Incorrect: A policeman took her at the hospital.
Correct:    A policeman took her to the hospital.
Incorrect: Your brother met me before two days.
Correct:    Your brother met me two days ago.
Incorrect: He killed the bird by an arrow.
Correct:    He killed the bird with an arrow.
Incorrect: You may buy two apples in a rupee.
Correct:    You may buy two apples for a rupee.
Incorrect: The teacher was angry on the boy.
Correct:    The teacher was angry with the boy.
Incorrect: The girl's father married her with a rich man.
Correct:    The girl's father married her to a rich man.
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