English Grammar Tutorials

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  • Letter, Word, Sentence
  • Parts of speech
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  • Transformation of sentences
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  • Exercise
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  • Simple Conjugate
  • Correction of Common Errors (Cont'd...)

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    Higher Secondary Examination (HS) 1972

    Incorrect: The boy is dull in understanding.
    Correct:    The boy is dull of understanding.

    Incorrect: His both legs were injured.
    Correct:    Both of his legs were injured.

    Incorrect: There is no place in the bench.
    Correct:    There is no seat on the bench.

    Incorrect: Listen to my advices.
    Correct:    Listen to my advice.

    Incorrect: I laid down on the grass.
    Correct:    I lay down on the grass.

    Incorrect: You mistake to think so.
    Correct:    You are mistaken to think so.

    Incorrect: The train arrived lately.
    Correct:    The train arrived late.

    Incorrect: Don't speak a lie.
    Correct:    Don't tell a lie.

    Incorrect: Unless you don't try you cannot succeed.
    Correct:    Unless you try you cannot succeed.


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