## COMMON ERRORS

#### 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 the answer. If a sentence is free from error, your answer is (4), i.e. No error.

1. Solve the question according to given instruction.

1. between will replace among because –
between is used for two and among is used for more than two
Hence, to divide it between them is the right usage

##### Correct Option: C

between will replace among because –
between is used for two and among is used for more than two
Hence, to divide it between them is the right usage

1. Solve the question according to given instruction.

1. No error

##### Correct Option: D

No error

1. Solve the question according to given instruction.

1. It being a holiday will replace being a holiday
Combination of two/more sentences is possible only when the sentences have a common Subject.
Look at the examples given below :
I read the book. I returned it to the library.
Combining the two sentences we get –
Having read the book I returned it to the library. (✔)
Reading the book I returned it to the library. (×)
Another example –
It was a rainy day. I could not go.
It being a rainy day I could not go.

##### Correct Option: A

It being a holiday will replace being a holiday
Combination of two/more sentences is possible only when the sentences have a common Subject.
Look at the examples given below :
I read the book. I returned it to the library.
Combining the two sentences we get –
Having read the book I returned it to the library. (✔)
Reading the book I returned it to the library. (×)
Another example –
It was a rainy day. I could not go.
It being a rainy day I could not go.

Direction: In the following questions, some part 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 the 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 (don’t) love you will replace am not loving you because – Verbs that show emotion/senses – love, feel, see, are Stative Verbs. They are not used in Progressive Tenses.

##### Correct Option: C

do not (don’t) love you will replace am not loving you because – Verbs that show emotion/senses – love, feel, see, are Stative Verbs. They are not used in Progressive Tenses.

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 the 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. have will not be used as the sentence is in Simple Past Tense.
Hence, I got your letter yesterday is the right usage

##### Correct Option: A

have will not be used as the sentence is in Simple Past Tense.
Hence, I got your letter yesterday is the right usage