Common Mistakes in English! here is the list of most commonly used sentences that we use incorrect. It is very important to use these sentences correctly. Here Correction of Noun, adjective and article are listed. These sentences are very useful if you want to speak fluently and more effective English.
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Common Mistakes in English
Correct use of article
|I saw boy running in the street.
|I saw a boy running in the street.
|She gave me book.
|She gave me a book.
|I purchased new car.
|I purchased a new car.
|Ahmad is a M.A.
|Ahmad is an M.A.
|Ali is an B.A.
|Ali is a B.A.
|She is a American lady.
|She is an American lady.
|He is an European boy.
|He is a European boy.
|A old man was taking tea.
|An old man was taking tea.
|Topic we are discussing, is very interesting.
|The topic we are discussing is very interesting.
|This is man who stole my pen.
|This is the man who stole my pen.
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Correction of article
|Legs of this table are small.
|The legs of this table are small.
|He read a book I gave him?
|He read the book I gave him?
|Handle of this jug is durable.
|The handle of this jug is durable.
|The woman is wise as the man.
|Woman is wise as man.
|Rich should help poor’s.
|The rich should help the poor.
|Young are happier than old.
|The young are happier than the old.
|The man is a rational being.
|Man is a rational being.
|This institution is for blinds.
|This institution is for the blind.
|Honests always succeed.
|The honest always succeed.
|Mount Everest is highest Mountain.
|Mount Everest is the Highest Mountain.
Use article Correctly
|This is a best written novel in the market.
|This is the best written novel in the market.
|He is a best student in the class.
|He is the best student in the class.
|Less you work, less you will gain.
|The less you work, the less you will gain.
|He has got highest post now.
|He has got the highest post now.
|He bought most beautiful of all the toys.
|He bought the most beautiful of all the toys.
|More you work, more you will gain.
|The more you work, the more you will gain.
|Shorter you stay, more you will be entertained.
|The shorter you stay, the more you will be entertained.
|Indus is a very big river in Pakistan.
|The Indus is a very big river in Pakistan.
|Sutlej flows near Bahawalpur.
|The Sutlej flows near Bahawalpur.
|We love an honesty.
|We love honesty.
What is Correct use of article?
|The ships sail in Arabian Sea.
|The ships sail in the Arabian Sea.
|Dawn is an English paper.
|The Dawn is an English paper.
|People of our city are simple.
|The people of our city are simple.
|This is notebook of English.
|This is the note book of English.
|We saw snake in the grass.
|We saw a snake in the grass.
|The Multan is a hot city.
|Multan is a hot city.
|Sky is overcast.
|The sky is overcast.
|Milk is a best food.
|Milk is the best food.
Correct use of Noun
|Three deer’s are grazing there.
|Three deer are grazing there.
|The jury are unanimous in their verdict.
|The jury is unanimous in its verdict.
|His hairs are grey
|His hair is grey.
|Summer vacations have started.
|Summer vacation has started.
|He gave me an advice.
|He gave me a piece of advice.
|The Jury is disunited on its verdict.
|The Jury are disunited on their verdict.
|This room’s roof is leaking
|The roof of this room is leaking.
|I have a work at home.
|I have a piece of work at home.
|The prices of stationeries have doubled.
|The prices of stationery have doubled.
|He has two socks.
|He has two pair of socks.
What is correct use of Noun?
|The book of Ali is old.
|Ali’s book is old.
|The sceneries of Swat are worth-seeing.
|The scenery of Swat is worth seeing.
|The gentry was to go there.
|The gentry were to go there.
|These colts are the off springs of that mare.
|These colts are the offspring of that mare.
|We should help the poor’s.
|We should help the poor.
|Good news do not spread as fast as do the bad news.
|Good news does not spread as fast as does the bad news.
|He has twenty thousand dollars.
|He has twenty thousand rupees.
|First innings were played.
|First innings was played.
|Your spectacles is old.
|Your spectacles are old.
|This is boy’s hostel.
|This is boy’s hostel.
Use noun correctly
|Your scissors cuts well.
|Your scissors cut well.
|Two miles are a long distance.
|Two miles is a long distance.
|I have many butters with me.
|I have much butter with me.
|The furnitures are ready.
|The furniture is ready.
|He gave me many abuses.
|He gave me many words of abuse.
|The United States are a rich country.
|The united states is a rich country.
|Vermin spreads diseases.
|Vermin spread diseases.
|A boy are playing.
|A boy is playing.
|The teacher with the students are going to swat.
|The teacher with the students is going to Swat.
|Not only he but also his friends is liars.
|Not only he but also his friends are liars.
Correction of Noun
|Neither he nor his relatives is rich.
|Neither he nor his relatives are rich.
|The boys of this class comes in time.
|The boys of this class come in time.
|I have a fifty rupees note.
|I have a fifty rupee note.
|This is the girls’s club.
|This is the girls’ club.
|The horse and the carriage have gone.
|The horse and the carriage has gone.
|I am your’s sincerely.
|I am yours sincerely.
|He did many kindnesses.
|He did many acts of kindness.
|Mathematics are a tough subject.
|Mathematics is a tough subject.
|Wages of sin are hell.
|Wages of sin is hell.
|Summons have been reached.
|Summons has been reached.
Correct use of noun
|Gallows are used to hang criminals.
|Gallows is used to hang criminals.
|This poultry is mine.
|These poultry are mine.
|Swine is lying asleep.
|Swine are lying asleep.
|Fifty pounds are a huge weight.
|Fifty pounds is a huge weight.
|Either you or I are mistaken.
|Either you or I am mistaken.
Correct Use of Adjective
|He is a taller boy.
|He is a tall boy.
|She is my older sister.
|She is my elder sister.
|He lost a few friends he had.
|He lost the few friends he had.
|I have few books.
|I have a few books.
|He is a taller boy in the class.
|He is the tallest boy in the class.
|This book is inferior than that.
|This book is inferior to that.
|Iqbal is greater than any poet.
|Iqbal is greater than any other poet.
|He gave me the fullest reply.
|He gave me full reply.
|My hat is better than you.
|My hat is better than yours.
|Ali is the better singer in the town
|Ali is the best singer the town.
Correction of Adjective
|I have less books than Ali.
|I have fewer books than Ali.
|He did not give me some book.
|He did not give me any book.
|My name was the latest in the list
|My name was the last in the list.
|The grapes tasted sourly.
|The grapes tasted sour.
|Of Akram and Anwar, the latter is my friend.
|Of Akram and Anwar, the latter is my friend.
|Sorry, I have a few friends.
|Sorry, I have few friends.
|Please give me little sugar.
|Please give me a little sugar.
|There is a little truth in his story.
|There is little truth in his story.
|Iqbal is better of all poets.
|Iqbal is the best of all poets.
|A few people can keep secret.
|Few people can keep secret.
Correction of adjective
|Lahore is further than Karachi.
|Lahore is farther than Karachi.
|There is still any milk in the jug.
|There is still some milk in the jug.
|The climate of Multan is hotter than Lahore
|The climate of Multan is hotter than that of Lahore.
|Of the two boys, Ali is the noblest.
|Of the two boys, Ali is the nobler.
|I prefer this book than that.
|I prefer this book to that.
|The rotten eggs smell badly.
|The rotten eggs smell bad.
|Of the two routes, this is the shortest.
|Of the two routes, this is the shorter.
|We must help the poors.
|We must help the poor.
|She is more clever than you.
|She is cleverer than you.
|No less than ten men came.
|No fewer than ten men came.
Correct use of adjective
|He is the oldest in his family.
|He is the eldest in his family.
|The later part of the story is interesting.
|The latter part of the story is interesting.
|I have no farther comments to make.
|I have no further comments to make.
|He has most prefect features.
|He has prefect features.
|He all this more preferable to wealth.
|Health is preferable to wealth.
|He is more intelligent of all the students.
|He is the most intelligent of all the students.
|This cloth touches roughly.
|This cloth touches rough.
|He is the eldest in the colony.
|He is the oldest in the colony.
|Little money is better than no money.
|A little money is better than no money.
|I have split little milk I had.
|I have spilt the little milk I had.
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