Thursday, September 14, 2017

ENGLISH GRAMMAR: COMMON ERRORS IN ENGLISH USAGE (#cbseNotes)

ENGLISH GRAMMAR: COMMON ERRORS IN ENGLISH USAGE 

ENGLISH GRAMMAR: COMMON ERRORS IN ENGLISH USAGE (#cbseNotes)

Identify the errors in the use of nouns.

1. Though my means is small, I help my younger sister with money.
2. My uncle's friend's son is a doctor .
3. The Jury was divided in its opinion.
4. One should do his duty honestly.
5. The wages of sin are death.




Identify the errors in the use of Pronouns.

6. My father does not like me going to pictures everyday.
7. Your need is greater than that of mine.
8. Both did not go.
9. Between you and I , he is a rogue.
10. Who are you referring to ?


Identify the errors in the use of Adjectives.

11. Web surfing has proved much harmful than useful.
12. There are not much books in the library.
13. Mahesh is the older of the two brothers.
14. My article was published in the last issue of the Statesman.
15. Nehru was the first politician of his time.


Identify the errors in the use of Verbs.


16. The woodcutter fell three trees.
17. If I am you, I would do it right away.
18. The Tale of Two Cities are an interesting novel.
19. He married his daughter.
20. Our teacher will take our test tomorrow.


Identify the errors in the use of Adverbs.

21. Please kindly help me in my work.
22. She ran very fastly.
23. He was here presently.
24. Mohan goes there frequently.
15. I will come back just now.



ANSWERS:
1. Though my means are small, I help my younger sister with money.
2. The son of my uncle's friend is a doctor.
3. The Jury were divided in their opinion.
4. One should do one's duty honestly.
5. The wages of sin is death.
6. My father does not like my going to pictures everyday.
7. Your need is greater than mine.
8. Neither went.
9. Between you and me, he is a rogue.
10. Whom are you referring to ?
11. Web surfing has proved more harmful than useful.
12. There are not many books in the library.
13. Mahesh is the elder of the two brothers.
14. My article was published in the latest issue of the Statesman.
15. Nehru was the foremost politician of his time.
16. The woodcutter felled three trees.
17. If I were you, I would do it right away.
18. The Tale Of Two Cities is an interesting novel.
19. He got his daughter married.
20. Our teacher will give us a test tomorrow.
21. Kindly help me in my work; or please help me in my work.
22. She ran very fast.
23. He was here just now.
24. Mohan frequently goes there.
25. I will come back presently.

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