Common Errors in English Grammar Exercises – 20 Questions

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  1. Ali Gave me five Hundreds rupees.

Correct: Ali gave me five hundred rupees

Note: We Don’t use ‘s’ with these nouns.

Dozen, Score, Hundred, Thousand, Million, billion (Nouns that shows some amount or numbers)

i.e. There Gathered Several Hundred People. (Correct)

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  1. She Earns hundred of dollar a week.

Correct: She Earns hundreds of dollars a week.

Note: We will use ‘s’ with these nouns only when there is ‘of’ after these Nouns.

Dozen, Score, Hundred, Thousand, Million, billion (Nouns that shows some amount or numbers)

i.e. His hens lay dozens of eggs daily.

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  1. He caught three fishs in the river.

Correct: He caught three fish in the River.

In Common Practice Plural of Fish is ‘Fish’.

But when the case is of Varieties of Fishes, we use ‘es’.

i.e. In the Pacific Ocean, we saw Unusual Fishes that one never sees in Europe.

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  1. Politics are a good game for old peoples.

Correct: Politics is a good game for old peoples.

If Word Politics in used in a way like in this sentence, then it will be a Singular.

If the word ‘Politics’ is used in terms of someone’s activity, then it is a Plural.

i.e. Her Politics have been Liberal. (Correct)

Her Politics has been Liberal (Incorrect)

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  1. She has curely hairs.

Correct: She has curly hair.

Hair is an Uncountable noun and it is always used as a singular when talking about complete hair of someone’s head.

The second Mistake is of Spelling.

But if we consider a single hair or two, three, etc., then as these become countable so we will use ‘s’ if its plural.

She Found a Hair is her Soup. (Correct)

She found three Hairs in her Soup. (Correct)

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  1. The wages of sin are hell.

Correct: The wages of sin is hell.

This is a verse of the Bible. And is considered true with ‘is’.

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  1. I saw a beautiful scenery.

Correct: I saw a beautiful scene.

The scenery is Uncountable and we always use it as ‘scene’. Otherwise, we will use a singular verb.

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  1. The sceneries of swat are Beautiful.

Correct: The scenery of swat is beautiful.

The scenery is Uncountable and we always use it as ‘scene’. Otherwise, we will use a singular verb.

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  1. I am starting to get a few gray hair.

Correct: I am starting to get a few Gray hairs.

If we consider a single hair or two, three, etc., then as these become countable so we will use ‘s’ if its plural.

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  1. He gave me three advice.

Correct: He gave me three pieces of advice.

We cannot use only ‘advise’  as a plural verb, as it is uncountable, we will have to add a countable noun like ‘Pieces in this case’

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  1. The matter is between he and I.

Correct: The matter is between him and me.

After ‘let’ and ‘between’ we always use always Dative form of the pronoun

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  1. He is taller than me.

Correct: He is taller than I.

We always use the present form of pronoun after ‘be’ ‘As’ ‘than’ (he, is, are, was, were, been.)

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  1. He who wins the race he will get the price.

Correct: He who wins the race will get the price.

When there is a relative pronoun ‘Who’ in a sentence, there is no need to use others.

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  1. I was a bird who was Chirping.

Correct: I saw bird Which was Chirping

‘who’ is used for Human and Giant Animals, while ‘which’ is used for nonliving things and small animals.

I saw a girl which is pretty (Correct)

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  1. The Farmer is Ploughing their Fields.

Correct: The farmer is plowing his fields.

A pronoun should Be according to Verb.

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  1. Each of these boys are doing their duty.

Correct: Each of these boys is doing his duty.

If a sentence has (Either, Anyone, Neither, None, Many a, Every, Each.) Then we will use a singular pronoun and Verb.

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  1. He is such a man who is liked by everyone.

Correct: He is such a man as is liked by everyone.

If there are (Whom, which, who. Whose.) Change them to ‘as’ if the ‘Such’ is used at the beginning.

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  1. He is a same man whom I helped yesterday

He is the same man that I helped yesterday.

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  1. You, he, and I are Enemies.

Correct: I, he, and you are enemies.

For Good Piece of Work Pronoun Arrangement is:

You, He, I

For Bad Piece of Work.

I, He, You

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  1. He is more Senior than me.

Correct: He is Senior to me.

We always use ‘to’ With Adjective.

We do not use More and Most Before these.

More/Most {Superior, Inferior, Prior, Junior, Senior} + To

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