Common Error Detection Practice Set-2
Here, we have brought to you another set of correct and incorrect uses of Grammar. Read it carefully and try to understand why one is incorrect. So, you don't make such silly mistakes during your exam.
Incorrect: The price of the mobile phone is twenty thousands rupees.
Correct: The price of the mobile phone is twenty THOUSAND rupees.
Incorrect:Shruti cooked fishes for lunch.
Correct: Shruti cooked FISH for lunch.
Incorrect: He owns twelve sheeps and five deers.
Correct:He owns twelve SHEEP and five DEER.
Incorrect: My mother gave me a ten-rupees note for my pocket money.
Correct: My mother gave me a TEN-RUPEE note for my pocket money.
Incorrect: The table’s legs are broken.
Correct: The LEGS OF THE TABLE are broken.
Incorrect: I went to the party with my family members.
Correct: I went to the party with THE MEMBERS OF MY FAMILY.
Incorrect: He has six brother-in-laws.
Correct: He has six BROTHERS-IN-LAW.
Incorrect: This is Amol’s my friend’s book.
Correct: This is AMOL my friemd’s book.
Incorrect: I have many works to do today.
Correct: I have MUCH WORK to do today.
Incorrect: Politics are very popular these days.
Correct: Politics IS very popular these days.
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