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. My friend’s actual job
    2. involves a lot
    3. of administration.
    4. No error

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    Job = responsibility; duty. Hence, use of actual is superflous.

    Correct Option: A

    Job = responsibility; duty. Hence, use of actual is superflous.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I left
    2. no stone unturned
    3. to achieve for my object.
    4. No error

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    Here, to achieve my objective ....... should be used. For is superfluous.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, to achieve my objective ....... should be used. For is superfluous.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The main purpose of the visit
    2. is to develop a close relationship
    3. among the two countries.
    4. No error

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    For two persons or things between ....... should be used. Hence, between the two countries ....... should be used.

    Correct Option: C

    For two persons or things between ....... should be used. Hence, between the two countries ....... should be used.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. He is jealous for
    2. my success
    3. and wants to destroy me.
    4. No error

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    It is a preposition related error. Hence, He is jealous of ...... should be used.

    Correct Option: A

    It is a preposition related error. Hence, He is jealous of ...... should be used.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The writer is
    2. evidently enamoured at
    3. the subject.
    4. No error

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    Enamoured (Adjective) = liking something a lot. Look at the sentence : He was less than enamoured of the music. Hence, evidently enamoured of .... should be used.

    Correct Option: B

    Enamoured (Adjective) = liking something a lot. Look at the sentence : He was less than enamoured of the music. Hence, evidently enamoured of .... should be used.