Common Mistakes in English
Below mentioned are some most common mistakes in English made by beginners. At the end of the list is a quiz called Common Mistakes in English Quiz.
Incorrect: I stood there stationery.
Correct: I stood there stationary.
Incorrect: I lived in India for seven days.
Correct: I stayed in India for seven days.
Incorrect: You hurted me.
Correct: You hurt me.
Incorrect: I love you alot.
Correct: I love you a lot.
Incorrect: I have been England.
Correct: I have been to England.
Incorrect: I reached to London.
Correct: I reached London.
Incorrect: The man which we met yesterday is from Australia.
Correct: The man who we met yesterday is from Australia.
Incorrect: Every men thinks his burden is the heaviest.
Correct: Every man thinks his burden is the heaviest.
Incorrect: Although everybody has a creative spark, but the potential is not always fully utilized.
Correct: Although everybody has a creative spark, the potential is not always fully utilized.
Incorrect: One must to see god in everyone.
Correct: One must see god in everyone.
Incorrect: It is more bad now.
Correct: It is worse now.
Incorrect: I know him since three months.
Correct: I know him for three months.
Incorrect: I know to drive.
Correct: I know how to drive.
Incorrect: My sister does not listen me.
Correct: My sister does not listen to me.
Incorrect: My train departs in 10 am.
Correct: My train departs at 10 am.
Incorrect: I went India to study Political Science
Correct: I went to India to study Political Science.
Incorrect: I have 10 childrens.
Correct: I have 10 children.
Incorrect: They should paint the wall themself.
Correct: They should paint the wall themselves.
Incorrect: Me and Brad went out for dinner.
Correct: Brad and I went out for dinner.
Incorrect: If I will be in New York, I’ll call you.
Correct: If I am in New York, I’ll call you up.
Incorrect: I accepted quickly the offer.
Correct: I accepted the offer quickly.
Incorrect: My husband is doctor.
Correct: My husband is a doctor.
Incorrect: The life is beautiful.
Correct: Life is beautiful.
Incorrect: We had fun during whole day.
Correct: We had fun through the day.
Incorrect: I except your offer.
Correct: I accept your offer.
Incorrect: She gave me some bad advise.
Correct: She gave me some bad advice.
Incorrect: Can i have drinking water?
Correct: Can I have some drinking water?
Incorrect: Sit besides me.
Correct: Sit beside me.
Incorrect: Beside chocolate cake i want a burger.
Correct: Besides chocolate cake, I want a burger.
Incorrect: I live at India.
Correct: I live in India.
Incorrect: Nothing can effect my performance.
Correct: Nothing can affect my performance.
Incorrect: I will reach home till 7 pm.
Correct: I will reach home by 7 pm.
Incorrect: I will lay here and take rest.
Correct: I will lie here and take rest.
Incorrect: My Mother didn’t like my telling lies.
Correct: My Mother didn’t like me telling lies.
Incorrect: He said me to leave.
Correct: He told me to leave.
Incorrect: My teacher teaches us such well.
Correct: My teacher teaches us so well.
Incorrect: She gifted a car to her son, who she adores.
Correct: She gifted a car to her son, whom she adores.
Incorrect: There is no shortness of talent in India.
Correct: There is no shortage of talent in India.
Incorrect: I wish it stops raining soon.
Correct: I hope it stops raining soon.
Incorrect: I got late due to rain, I hope it had stopped raining.
Correct: I got late due to rain, I wish it had stopped raining.
Incorrect: My dad has a stationary shop.
Correct: My dad has a stationery shop.
Incorrect: It’s there mistake.
Correct: It’s their mistake.
Incorrect: My trainee trains me very well.
Correct: My trainer trains me very well.
Incorrect: You should be sorry for doing wrongly things.
Correct: You should be sorry for doing wrong things.
Incorrect: That is quiet big.
Correct: That is quite big.
Incorrect: Neither he eats pizza nor burger.
Correct: Neither does he eat pizza nor burger.
Incorrect: This is more tasty than that.
Correct: This is tastier than that.
Incorrect: These are my personnel belongings.
Correct: These are my personal belongings.
Incorrect: I can’t relate with you.
Correct: I can’t relate to you.
Incorrect: He does not eat burger nor pizza.
Correct: He does not eat burger or pizza.
Incorrect: We will loose the match.
Correct: We will lose the match.
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