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    Higher Secondary Examination (HS) 1969, Comp

    Incorrect: He is the greatest man in the earth.
    Correct:    He is the greatest man in the world.

    Incorrect: I saw a wonderful dream last night.
    Correct:    I dreamt a wonderful dream last night.

    Incorrect: Calcutta is bigger than all the cities of India.
    Correct:    Calcutta is bigger than all other cities of India.

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

    Incorrect: Good boys like you and he should not get into trouble.
    Correct:    Good boys like you and him should not get into trouble.

    Incorrect: He enquired of me that where I was going.
    Correct:    He enquired of me where I was going.

    Incorrect: No sooner he left everyone burst out singing.
    Correct:    No sooner did he leave than everyone burst out singing.

    Incorrect: When one hears of an accident you feel very sorry.
    Correct:    When one hears of an accident one feels very sorry.

    Incorrect: What's about my money?
    Correct:    What's about my money?

    Incorrect: Running along the road, my purse fell out of my hand.
    Correct:    When I was running along the road, my purse fell out of my hand.


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