Correction of Common Errors (Cont'd...)
Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1931
Incorrect: He has taken admission into the school.
Correct:    He has got admitted into the school.
Incorrect: I saw a bad dream last night.
Correct:    I dreamt a bad dream last night.
Incorrect: He has hardly gone than his friend came.
Correct:    Hardly had he gone when his friend came.
Incorrect: Even such a strong man like him could not lift the box.
Correct:    Even such a strong man as he could not lift the box.
Incorrect: The reason of my silence is due to my illness.
Correct:    The reason of my silence is my illness.
Incorrect: One of his family members is dead.
Correct:    A member of his family is dead.
Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1932
Incorrect: Human nature is more or less same in India as well as Europe.
Correct:    Human nature is more or less same in India as in Europe.
Incorrect: There is nothing to complain in his treatment of his servants.
Correct:    There is nothing to complain of/about his treatment of his servants.
Incorrect: I sat under the feet of many distinguished teachers.
Correct:    I sat at the feet of many distinguished teachers.
Incorrect: He was hung for murder.
Correct:    He was hanged for murder.
Incorrect: I asked him why is he so annoyed with me.
Correct:    I asked him why he was so annoyed upon me.
Incorrect: He returned at his village walking with his foot.
Correct:    He returned to his village walking on foot.
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