English Grammar Tutorials

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    Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1929

    Incorrect: He though has failed the examination has not lost his heart.
    Correct:    He has not lost heart though he has failed in the examination.

    Incorrect: When I asked Ram why he is quarrelling he said to me to hold my tongue and go my home.
    Correct:    When I asked Ram why he was quarreling he told me to hold my tongue and go home.

    Incorrect: The beauties of the nature in Switzerland has been praised by multitude of travellers.
    Correct:    The beauties of nature in Switzerland have been praised by a multitude of travellers.

    Incorrect: He was envious for my success and plotted to bring about my ruin, but I did not care that.
    Correct:    He was envious of my success and plotted to bring about my ruin, but I did not care for that.

    Incorrect: The meeting was presided by the Mayor which was attended by a large number of audience.
    Correct:    The meeting was presided over the Mayor and it was attended by a large number of audience.

    Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1930

    Incorrect: I asked him why he is so angry upon me.
    Correct:    I asked him why he was so angry with me.

    Incorrect: The English is very easier to learn than the language of French.
    Correct:    English is much easier to learn than French.

    Incorrect: The audience of a football match are excited when goal is given.
    Correct:    The spectators of a football match are excited when a goal is scored.

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