correct and incorrect sentences in english

Correct and Incorrect Sentences in English PDF! In today lesson we are sharing some common grammar mistakes with our students. These grammar mistakes are very common in English and some of articles and tenses mistakes are very annoying. Must Learn how to avoid grammar mistakes.

Correct and Incorrect Sentences in English

correct and incorrect sentences

Incorrect: You had better to see the officer.

Correct: You had better see the officer.

Incorrect: I prefer to be an honest poor than a rich dishonest.

Correct: I prefer to be an honest poor person to being a rich dishonest one.

Incorrect: Running along the road, a dog bit me.

Correct: While I’was running along the road, a dog bit me.

Incorrect: I shall make him to go.

Correct: I shall make him go.

Incorrect: She will come for meeting you.

Correct: She will come to meet you.

Incorrect: He cannot help but helping others.

Correct: He cannot help (avoid) helping others.

Incorrect: This is a worth-seeing mosque.

Correct: This is a mosque worth seeing.

Incorrect: She is very surprised at my decision.

Correct: She is much surprised at my decision.

Incorrect: The first meeting of Mr. Chips with Katherine was much interesting.

Correct: The first meeting of Mr. Chips with Katherine was very interesting.

Incorrect: Good night, I shall come back at 11.00 p.m.

Correct: Good evening, I shall come back at 11.00 p.m.

Incorrect: Good evening, I am going to sleep.

Correct: Good night, I am going to sleep.

Incorrect: He will be promoted as assistant professor.

Correct: He will be promoted assistant professor.

Incorrect: I have noted that you are often late.

Correct: I have noticed that you are often late.

sentences with grammar mistakes to correct

Incorrect: Being a rainy day, I could not walk to college.

Correct: It being a rainy day, I could not go to college.

Incorrect: Due to the rain, they could not reach in time.

Correct: Owing to the rain, they could not reach in time.

Incorrect: A fifty-year old has joined our college.

Correct: A fifty-year old person (man or woman) has …

Incorrect: She was walking by and by.

Correct: She was walking slowly.

Incorrect: He will learn English slowly.

Correct: He will learn English by and by.

Incorrect: She turned her glance in the other Incorrection.

Correct: She turned her eyes in the other Incorrection.

Incorrect: She cannot come as she is ill.

Correct: She cannot come because she is ill.

Incorrect: I caught the opportunity and talked to the principal.

Correct: I seized the opportunity and talked to the principal.

Incorrect: Education should be compulsory for fair sex.

Correct: Education should be compulsory for the fair sex.

Incorrect: She is suffering from strong fever.

Correct: She is suffering from high fever.

Incorrect: Naveed is our mutual friend.

Correct: Naveed is our common friend.

Incorrect: She is totally right.

Correct: She is wholly right.

Incorrect: Hear what I say.

Correct: Listen to what I say.

Incorrect: She took her meal at 8 p.m.

Correct: She had (or ate ) her meal at 8 p.m.

Incorrect: The teacher gave me punishment.

Correct: The teacher punished me.

Incorrect: I took a bath.

Correct: I had a bath.

Incorrect: He made a goal.

Correct: He scored a goal.

Incorrect: My tooth is paining.

Correct: My tooth is aching.

sentences with grammar mistakes to correct

Incorrect: The two colleges will be joined together next year.

Correct: The two colleges will be joined next year.

Incorrect: Let me take leave from him now.

Correct: Let me take leave of him now.

Incorrect: How could I go unless I have asked your permission first?

Correct: How could I go unless / had asked (for) your permission first?

Incorrect: Whosoever does the best he will get a prize.

Correct: Whosoever does the best, will get the prize.

Incorrect: Supposing if he fails to come, what will you will you do?

Correct: Supposing he fails to come, what will you do?

Incorrect: After crossing the river, the weather became clearer.

Correct: After we had crossed the river, the weather became clearer.

Incorrect: Nothing but fictions please her.

Correct: Nothing else but fiction pleases her.

Incorrect: I do not care for these sorts of things.

Correct: I do not care about these sorts of things.

Incorrect: I am not on talking terms with Imtiaz.

Correct: I am not on speaking terms with Imtiaz.

Incorrect: Please do the needful.

Correct: Please do what is necessary.

Incorrect: Look at this letter’s contents.

Correct: Look at the contents of this letter.

Incorrect: He got late from her class.

Correct: He got late for her class (or for class).

Incorrect: She died from typhoid.

Correct: She died of typhoid.

Incorrect: Do not prevent (stop) him to go there.

Correct: Do not prevent him from going there.

Incorrect: Aslam went there despite of the danger.

Correct: Aslam went there despite the danger. (or) Aslam went there in spite of the danger.

Incorrect: Karim passed in the examination while Hameed failed it.

Correct: Karim passed the examination while Hameed failed it (or failed in it).

Incorrect: She comes from a good family.

Correct: She comes of a good family.

Incorrect: He walked all the way by foot.

Correct: He went all the way on foot. (or) He walked all the way.

Incorrect: The student regretted from his behaviour.

Correct: The student regretted (felt sorry for) his behaviour.

Incorrect: She is too able to pass the examination.

Correct: She is able enough to pass the examination.

Incorrect: I do not want to eat some food.

Correct: I do not want to eat any food.

Incorrect: Unless we do not save, we cannot live happily.

Correct: Unless we save, we cannot live happily.

Incorrect: I prefer books than money (like books more).

Correct: I prefer books to money.

correct and incorrect sentences

Incorrect: When we saw her, she was yet studying.

Correct: When we saw he her, she were studying.

Incorrect: Although he is very young, but he can swim.

Correct: Although can swim though (or although) he is very young

Incorrect: It is such a question which we cannot answer.

Correct: It is such a question as we cannot answer.

Incorrect: It was such a high tree which no one could climb it.

Correct: It was such a high tree that no one could climb it.

Incorrect: Because she was ill, therefore she did not come.

Correct: Because she was ill, she did not come. (or) She was ill, so she did not (didn’t) come.

Incorrect: Is this the same cat which you liked to catch?

Correct: Is this the same cat that you liked to catch?

Incorrect: They asked her that how she had reached there.

Correct: They asked her how she had reached there.

Incorrect: I asked him that what he was doing.

Correct: I asked him what he was doing.

Incorrect: They write like their teachers do.

Correct: They write as their teachers do (or as their teacher does)

Incorrect: Neither any woman nor children was admitted.

Correct: Neither any woman nor children were admitted.

Incorrect: Move away lest you not get late.

Correct: Move away lest you (or lest you should) get late.

Incorrect: I go to college so that I study.

Correct: I go to college so that / may (or can) study.

Incorrect: She had hardly written her letter when we reached there.

Correct: She had hardly written her letter that we reached there.

Incorrect: No sooner he heard the noise he went out.

Correct: No sooner did he hear the noise than he went out.

Incorrect: I waited for her, however she did not come.

Correct: I waited for her, but she did not come.

Incorrect: London is larger than any city In the United Kingdom

Correct: London is larger than any other city in the United Kingdom.

Incorrect: He is both gentle as well as noble.

Correct: He is gentle as well as noble.

Incorrect: Although she is beautiful, but she is not proud.

Correct: Although she is beautiful, she is not proud.

Incorrect: Such people who sleep long cannot enjoy life.

Correct: Such people as sleep long cannot enjoy life.

Incorrect: He is not as able as you think.

Correct: He is not as able as you think.

Incorrect: She talks as if she is the landlady.

Correct: She talks as if she were the landlady.

Incorrect: If he had come to me, I had helped him.

Correct: If he had come to me, I would have helped him.

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