English Grammar Tutorials

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

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    Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1919

    Incorrect: Between you and I ...
    Correct:    Between you and me ...

    Incorrect: Do you know who are you speaking to?
    Correct:    Do you know whom you are speaking to?

    Incorrect: He was resolved of going to the front.
    Correct:    He was resolved on going to the front.

    Incorrect: He believed in a strict observance after times and fashion.
    Correct:    He believed in a strict observance of times and fashion.

    Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1922

    Incorrect: Until you remain idle, you will make no progress.
    Correct:    As long as you remain idle, you will make no progress.

    Incorrect: I wish I was dead.
    Correct:    I wish I were dead.

    Incorrect: Unless you do not walk fast you cannot go to school in time.
    Correct:    Unless you walk fast you cannot go to school in time.

    Incorrect: The train is running in time.
    Correct:    The train is running to time.

    Incorrect: I called upon your shop yesterday.
    Correct:    I called at your shop yesterday.

    Incorrect: He is devoted to gambling.
    Correct:    He is addicted to gambling.


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