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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Common Mistakes We Make In Using English

Happy Ramadhan everyone! I haven't posted anything for a long, long time so I thought I'd share this with you:

Red : Wrong
Black : Right


It's tail is long.
Its tail is long.

Look at the elephant's trunks.
Look at the elephants' trunks.

I and you are friends.
You and I are friends.

A also can help.
I can also help.

Chase after him.
Chase him.

Return back quickly.
Return quickly.

It's 10.00 p.m. at night.
It's 10.00 p.m.

Its price is cheaper.
It's cheap.

The reason was because...
The reason was that...

I don't think so you're fat.
I don;t think you're fat.

Though I'm small but I'm strong.
Though I'm small, I'm strong.

I'm angry at you.
I'm angry with you.

I prefer hockey than football.
I prefer hockey to football.

I'm interested to join the club.
I'm interested in joining the club.

I look forward to see you.
I look forward to seeing you.

We have lots of homeworks.
We have lots of homework.

This bouquet of roses are lovely.
This bouquet of roses is lovely.

Maths are fun.
Maths is fun.

One of the boy is here.
One of the boys is here.

Every match are exciting.
Every match is exciting.

Nothing scare me.
Nothing scares me.

Make less mistakes.
Make fewer mistakes.

Either he or she are right.
Either he or she is right.

I'm a ten-years-old girl.
I'm a ten-year-old girl.

Last year he can dive well.
Last year he could dive well.

I wish I can fly.
I wish I could fly.

It's time we go home.
It's time we went home.

You made me laughed.
You made me laugh.

I'll tell you when I 'll see you.
I'll tell you when I see you.

You're Lin, isn't it?
You're Lin, aren't you?

Please on the computer.
Please switch on the computer.

Last two weeks, I won a prize.
Two weeks ago, I won a prize.

He's my cousin brother.
He's my cousin.

We'll send you to the airport.
We'll take you to the airport.

I'll follow you to the concert.
I'll go with you to the concert.

You did good in the test.
You did well in the test.

The kids are singing.
The children are singing. (This one may be a difference between American and British English)


4 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing these. Some of the mistakes i nvr knew.

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  2. Believe it or not they're actually written as the topic of the units in an exercise book by Adibah Amin. Super cool. Thanks for reading!

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  3. May I add another common mistakes...

    Did you take your breakfast? (wrong)
    Did you have your breakfast? (right)

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    1. Hey thanks emy! That's interesting :)

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