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. If the sentence is free from error, choose the No error option

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. They are looking forward
    2. to meet
    3. their parents.
    4. No error

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    look forward agrees with a Gerund i.e. to meeting is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    look forward agrees with a Gerund i.e. to meeting is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Roger dressed
    2. in his best shirt,
    3. silver tie and black jacket.
    4. No error

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    No error.

    Correct Option: D

    No error.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I will not
    2. stay here another minute
    3. if I can help it!
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The mother
    2. yearns for
    3. her only child.
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I do not think that
    2. I can cope up
    3. with this problem.
    4. No error

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    cope with (Phr., V.) : to deal successfully with something difficult ; manage. Hence, I can cope is the right usage. The use of Preposition-up is superfluous.

    Correct Option: B

    cope with (Phr., V.) : to deal successfully with something difficult ; manage. Hence, I can cope is the right usage. The use of Preposition-up is superfluous.