Correction of Common Errors (Cont'd...)
Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1937
Incorrect: There are certain cut and dry rules for doing these.
Correct:    There are certain cut and dried rules for doing these.
Incorrect: Prof. A.N.Jack Esq, is a learned man.
Correct:    Prof. A.N.Jack is a learned man.
Incorrect: My fooding expanses are very heavy.
Correct:    My food expanses are very heavy.
Incorrect: He spoke in a contemptible tone.
Correct:    He spoke in a contemptible tone (If the tone deserves contempt). If it shows contempt, it should be `contemptuous tone').
Incorrect: There was a collision between their interests.
Correct:    There was a clash of interest between them.
Incorrect: He is always capable for doing hard work.
Correct:    He is always capable of doing hard work.
Incorrect: This is a most unique opportunity.
Correct:    This is a unique opportunity.
Incorrect: He emphatically told me that he will not be able to come.
Correct:    He emphatically told me that he would not be able to come.
Incorrect: These defects are parts and parcels of our character.
Correct:    These defects are part and parcel of our character.
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