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. If you turn the corner,
    2. you will found a house
    3. built of stone.
    4. No error

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    Found = establish Hence, you will find (get) a house .... should be used.

    Correct Option: B

    Found = establish Hence, you will find (get) a house .... should be used.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. One
    2. should keep
    3. his word.
    4. No error

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    The possessive of one is one’s. Hence, one’s word .... should be used here.

    Correct Option: C

    The possessive of one is one’s. Hence, one’s word .... should be used here.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The reason for
    2. my absence is
    3. due to ill health.
    4. No error

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    Reason has already been used. Hence, it is not proper to use due to. Hence, ill health .... should be used here.

    Correct Option: C

    Reason has already been used. Hence, it is not proper to use due to. Hence, ill health .... should be used here.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I called
    2. at his house yesterday
    3. and have given him money.
    4. No error

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    First clause is in Past simple. The sentence shows past time. Hence, and gave him money .... should be used here.

    Correct Option: C

    First clause is in Past simple. The sentence shows past time. Hence, and gave him money .... should be used here.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I have come
    2. as soon as
    3. the customers leave your shop.
    4. No error

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    As the structure suggests, Future simple i.e., I Shall/will come .... should be used.

    Correct Option: A

    As the structure suggests, Future simple i.e., I Shall/will come .... should be used.