Dictionary of common errors

common errors

Following common errors will provide learners and teachers of English with a practical guide. It will be a useful and fun guide to mixed-up, mangled expressions, foreign language faux pas, confusing terms, and commonly mispronounced words.

An error is an action which is inaccurate or incorrect. In some usages, an error is synonymous with a mistake. An error could result in failure or in a deviation from the intended performance or behaviour.

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I hope you all have a enjoyable stay.

I hope you all have an enjoyable stay.

My husband is doing a MSc in civil engineering.

My husband is doing an MSc in civil engineering.

Some it is difficult to live a honest life.

Some it is difficult to live an honest life.

A/An

The child had been a deaf since birth.

The child had been deaf since birth.

Abandon

Since capital punishment was abandoned , the crime rate has increased.

Since capital punishment was abolished , the crime rate has increased.

It is difficult to reach abandoned places such as small country village.

It is difficult to reach remote places such as small country village .

Ability

These machines are destroying our abilities of thinking.

These machines are destroying our abilities of thinking.

I want to improve my ability of reading.

I want to improve my reading ability.

I want to improve my ability of English.

I want to improve my ability in English.

able

One man is able to destroy the whole world.

One man is capable of destroying the whole world

There are so many place to visit in London that I’m not able to deside where to go

There are so many place to visit in London that I can’t deside where to go

We weren’t able to stop laughing.

We couldn’t stop laughing.

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