Common Error Detection Practice Set-3
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 : All the money are kept in the locker.
Correct : All the money IS kept in the locker.
Incorrect :I kept my spectacle on the table.
Correct I : kept my SPECTACLES on the table.
Incorrect : The scissor should be kept out of reach of children.
Correct : The SCISSORS should be kept out of reach of children.
Incorrect : The Punjabis are brave peoples.
Correct : The Punjabis are A BRAVE PEOPLE.
Incorrect : The people of Europe have seen two World Wars.
Correct : The peoples of Europe have seen two World Wars.
Incorrect : Rita prefers wearing light-coloured cloth.
Correct : Rita prefers wearing light-coloured CLOTHES.
Incorrect : The Park Street is closed for repair.
Correct : The Park Street is closed for REPAIRS.
Incorrect : He does not like these kinds of movies.
Correct : He does not like MOVIES OF THIS KIND.
Incorrect : The Planning Commission are at work.
Correct : The Planning Commission IS at work.
Incorrect : Those news are good.
Correct : THAT NEWS IS good.
This article has been shared by Priti Saraf. Though a CA by profession, teaching is her passion. She suggests this joyful way of building English Grammar and wherein one cam simultaneously learn their practical use as well.