COMMON ERRORS


Direction: In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error. The number of that part is your answer. If the sentence is free from error, choose the “No error” option.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I have just come
    2. to know that Mr. Ray, one of my favourite
    3. teachers, died with cancer recently.
    4. No error

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    die of (something) → direct cause of death as in died of cancer. die from (something) → indirect cause of death as in – died from injuries caused by the accident. Hence,teachers, died of cancer recently is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    die of (something) → direct cause of death as in died of cancer. die from (something) → indirect cause of death as in – died from injuries caused by the accident. Hence,teachers, died of cancer recently is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. He is guilty
    2. for killing
    3. an innocent bird.
    4. No error

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    The word Guilty agrees with Preposition-of. Look at the sentence : The jury found the defendant not guilty of the offense. Hence, of killing is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    The word Guilty agrees with Preposition-of. Look at the sentence : The jury found the defendant not guilty of the offense. Hence, of killing is the right usage



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. His father would
    2. rather die than
    3. to beg from door to door.
    4. No error

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    Use of to before beg is incorrect. Hence, of killing is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    Use of to before beg is incorrect. Hence, of killing is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. There is no agreement
    2. between you and I
    3. so we are free to go our way.
    4. No error

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    between (Prep.) should be followed by an Objective Pronoun (such as me, him, her, us) and not a Subjective Pronoun (such as I, he, she, we) Hence, between you and me is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    between (Prep.) should be followed by an Objective Pronoun (such as me, him, her, us) and not a Subjective Pronoun (such as I, he, she, we) Hence, between you and me is the right usage



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I did not see
    2. Meenu
    3. since Monday.
    4. No error

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    Period of time is evident. Hence, Present perfect i.e. I have not seen should be used.

    Correct Option: A

    Period of time is evident. Hence, Present perfect i.e. I have not seen should be used.