COMMON ERRORS


Direction: In the following questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is your answer. If a sentence is free from error, then your answer is (4) i.e. No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Do not write him of
    2. as I feel he still has the fire
    3. smouldering in him.
    4. No error

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    write somebody/something off : to decide that somebody/something is a failure or not worth paying any attention to ; dismiss. Here, write him off is the right usage

    Correct Option: A

    write somebody/something off : to decide that somebody/something is a failure or not worth paying any attention to ; dismiss. Here, write him off is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Raj surprised everyone
    2. when he created an unbreakable record
    3. of one and a half centuries.
    4. No error

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    Here, of one century and a half is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    Here, of one century and a half is the right usage



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Each of the students participating
    2. in the drawing competition
    3. have to bring his own materials.
    4. No error

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    Each of the students is a Singular Subject. Hence, Singular Verb i.e. has to bring his own materials is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    Each of the students is a Singular Subject. Hence, Singular Verb i.e. has to bring his own materials is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Tony is giving me a lift.
    2. He’s coming to
    3. call for me at ten.
    4. No error

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    call for somebody (Phr.V.) : to collect somebody in order to go somewhere else. Here, Future Simple i.e. He will come to/He will be coming to is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    call for somebody (Phr.V.) : to collect somebody in order to go somewhere else. Here, Future Simple i.e. He will come to/He will be coming to is the right usage



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The other day my sister told me
    2. that she will be moving
    3. to her new apartment very soon.
    4. No error

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    The Reporting Verb of sentence is in Past Tense Hence, Reported Speech will also be in Past Tense. Hence, that she would be moving is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    The Reporting Verb of sentence is in Past Tense Hence, Reported Speech will also be in Past Tense. Hence, that she would be moving is the right usage