200 Common Errors in use of English Language

Reading common errors is the easiest way to improve your scores in English language section of the exam. Today I am sharing common mistakes in English language.
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Mr. Bhatia is my English teacherMr . Bhatia is my Teacher of English.
I Frogive him for his faults.I forgave him his faults.
Chiranjiv Is my cousin Brother.Chiranjiv is my cousin.
Credit this sum to my name.Credit this sum to my account.
He is very miserHe is very miserly.
My all friends are very helpfulAll my friends are very helpful.
She does not know swimming.She does not know how to swim.
My uncle lives at Janpath Road.My uncle lives at Janpath.
He is family man.He is a man with a family.
This is more batterThis is better.
One must do his dutyOne must do one’s duty.
He made a blunder mistake.He made a blunder.
It is a female compartment.It is a ladies’ compartment.
Open your book on page ten.Open your book at page ten.
He has gone to foreignHe has gone abroad
He married his daughterHe got his daughter married.
Madhu is very proudy.Madhu is very proud.
He live in the boardingHe lives in the boarding house.
Sachin and myself helped you.Sachin and I helped you.
Please write with ink.Please write in ink.
He died from cancerHe died of cancer.
He died of overworkHe died from overwork.
He has no lust of money.He has no lust for money.
My younger brother goes to the collage daily.My younger brother goes to college daily.
What a fun!What fun !
She was crying the glasses in a tray.She was carrying the glasses on a tray.
He sat in a tree.He sat on a tree.
He is taller then me.He is taller than I (am).
He is not as tall as his brother.He is not so tall as his brother.
I have lost my patience.I have lost patience.
He likes cutting jokes.He likes cracking jockes.
You have a chance to win.You have a chance of winning.
Don’t mention.Mention not.
Are you living in Delhi?Do you live in Delhi?
It is a true fact.Is is a fact.
As you like.As you like it.
Radha resembles to her mother.Radha resembles her mother.
Please pay for your bill.Please pay your bill.
The police is looking for the culprit.The police are looking for the culprit.
He said a lot to lies.He told a lot of lies.
I believe you are better now.I hope that you are better now.
He shirks from his studies.He shirks his studies.
I need a house to live.I need a house to live in.
I want a pen to write.I want a pen to write with.
I have no influence on himI have no influence over him.
I am too happy to see you.I am very happy to see you.
He invited me on tea.He invited me to tea.
We go to college by foot.We go to college on foot.
You have no excuse to be late.You have no excuse for being late.
Public does not like it.Public do not like it.
This is somewhat true.This is partially true.
I do not like the poetries of keats.I do not like the poetry of Keats.
I prefer lassi than tea.I prefer lassi to see.
Please give key to your watch.Please wind up your watch.
There is no harm to do so.There is no harm in doing so.
He gave a speech.He made a speech.
I will return just now.I will return presently.
I will wait here until you do not return.I will wait here until you come.
He needs not worry.He need not worry.
He hanged his head in shame.He hung his head in shame.
The satellite has been sent to space.The satellite has been launched.
Mohan insisted to go there.Mohan insisted on going there.
He lives through honest labour.He lives by honest labour.
Mohan and sohan are fast enemies.Mohan and Sohan are sworn enemies.
His grandmother is died.His grandmother is dead.
Send this letter on my address.Send this letter to my address.
I have seen him today morningI have been his this morning.
Are you a member in the committee?Are you a member of the committee?
He is fail in Mathematics.He failed in Mathematics.
We reached safely.We reached safe.
Sachin is good in English.Sachin is good at English.
My elder brother is in the teaching line.My elder brother is in the teaching profession.
I have read four-fifth of this book.I have read four-fifth of this book.
Our teacher will take your test tomorrow.Our teacher will give us a test tomorrow.
All his family members are mad.All members of his family are mad.
She does not know swimming.She does not know how to swim.
Our examination starts from Monday next.Our examination starts on Monday next.
I shall return this book after one week.I shall return this book in one week.
Thousands were injured in the war.Thousands were wounded in the war.
He has grown into a beautiful youth.He has grown into a handsome youth.
There is no other alternative.There is no alternative.
What is the cost of this pen?What is the price of this pen?
Translate this passage from English to Hindi.Translate this passage from English into Hindi.
I have learnt this lesson word by word.I have learnt this lesson word for word.
I am going to cut my hair.I am going to have my hair cut.
My watch is two minutes behind .My watch is two minutes slow.
I asked him that why he was late.I asked him why he was late.
He pays more attention to Hindi than English.He pays more attention to Hindi than to English.
Close your door at once.Shut the door at once
Verbal orders will not be obeyed.Oral orders will not be obeyed.
Burn the lamp at once.Light the lamp at once.
Sachin has made ten goals.Sachin has scored ten goals.
He admitted that he had committed the murder.He confessed that he had committed the murder.
A dictator generally misuses his political power.A dictator generally abuses his political powers.
This is the house whose roof leaks.This is the house, the roof of which leaks.
Being a cloudy day, we did not go out.If being a cloudy day, we did not go out.
It is possible to score cent per cent marks in Mathematics.It is possible to score hundred per cent marks in Mathematics.
Mohan has a thirst of knowledge.Mohan has a thirst for knowledge.
My neighbor is five years elder to me.My neighbor is five years older than me.
His service has been terminated.His services have been terminated.
Please see the dictionary to find out the meaning of this word.Please consult the dictionary to find out the meaning of this word.
Mohan asked his servant to bring water.Mohan told his servant to bring water.
He got down from his bicycle.He got off his bicycle.
I lived in that hotel for two days.I stayed in that hotel for two days.
Please tell us everything in brief.Please tell us everything in short.
I shall write him tomorrow.I shall write to him tomorrow.
We have reached the final conclusions.We have reached the conclusions.
To make dolls is his professions.Making dolls is his profession.
Finishing his work, he went to see a movie.Having finished his work, he went to see a movie.
I saw a bad dream last night.I had a bad dream last night.
If you will abuse me, I will break tour head.If you abuse me, I shall break you head.
If you will take tae, I shall also take.If you take tea, I shall also rake.
You need not to tell me all this.You need not tell me all this.
My elder brother is in the teaching line.My elder brother is in the teaching profession.
I have read four-fifth of this book.I have read four-fifth of this book.
Our teacher will take our test tomorrow.Our teacher will give us a test tomorrow.
All his family members are mad.All members of his family are mad.
Our examination starts from Monday next.Our examination starts on Monday next.
I shall return this book after one week.I shall return this book in one week.
Thousands were injured in the war.Thousands were wounded in the war.
He has grown into a beautiful youth.He has grown into a handsome youth.
There is no other alternative.There is no alternative.
What is the cost of this pen?What is the price of this pen?
Translate this passage from English to Hindi.Translate this passage from English into Hindi.
I have learnt this lesson word by word.I have learnt this lesson word for word.
I am going to cut my hair.I am going to have my hair cut.
My watch is two minutes behind.My watch is two minutes slow.
I asked him that why he was late.I asked him why he was late.
He pays more attention to Hindi than English.He pays more attention to Hindi than to English.
Close the door at once.Shut the door at once.
Verbal orders will not be obeyed.Oral orders will not be obeyed.
Burn the lamp at once.Light the lamp at once.
Sachin has made ten goals.Sachin has scored ten goals.
He admitted that he had committed the murder.He confessed that he had committed the murder.
A dictator generally misuses his political powers.A dictator generally abuses his political powers.
This is the house whose roof leaks.This is the house, the roof of which leaks.
Being a cloudy day, we did not go out.It Being a cloudy day, we did not go out.
It is possible to score cent per cent marks in mathematics.It is possible to score hundred per cent marks in mathematics.
Mohan has a  thirst knowledge.Mohan has a  thirst for knowledge.
My neighbour is five years elder to me.My neighbour is five years older than me.
His service has been terminated.His services have been terminated.
Please see the dictionary to find out the meaning of this word.Please consult the dictionary to find out the meaning of this word.
Mohan asked his servant to bring water.Mohan told his servant to bring water.
He got down from his bicycle.He got down off his bicycle.
I lived in that hotel for two days.I stayed in that hotel for two days.
Please tell us everything in brief.Please tell us everything in short.
I shall write him tomorrow.I shall write to him tomorrow.
We have reached the final conclusion.We have reached the conclusion.
To make dolls is his profession. Making dolls is his profession.
Finishing his work, he went to see a movie.Having finished his work, he went to see a movie.
I saw a bad dream last night.I had a bad dream last night.
His father has resigned from his post.His father has resigned his post.
If   you will abuse me, I will break your head.If   you  abuse me, I shall break your head.
If you will take tea, I shall also take.If you  take tea, I shall also take.
You need not to tell me all this.You need not tell me all this.
Let us pass away our time in the canteen.Let us pass our time in the canteen.
I cannot pull on with this man.I cannot get on with this man.
First, I told him about his mistakes.At First, I told him about his mistakes.
Do not interfere in my work.Do not interfere with my work.
I want a fresh basket of flowers.I want a basket of fresh flowers.
The students will give their test tomorrow.The students will take their test tomorrow.
The interview will be held between 10a.m to 12 noon.The interview will be held between 10a.m and 12 noon.
There was a hell of a rush at the tickets window.There was a hell of a rush at the ticket- window.
My hairs are black.My hair is black.
Now, I shall go to my quarter.Now I shall go to my quarters.
Law and order have to be maintained.Law and order has to be maintained.
What is the cost of this shirt?What is the price of this shirt?
Our examination is approaching near.Our examination is approaching .
Good Night, sir, have a cup of tea.Good Evening, sir, have a cup of tea.
The chairman is the wholly solely in our establishment.The chairman is the all in all in our establishment.
We must fight-poverty with tooth and nail.We must fight-poverty  tooth and nail.
The English have left India with bag and baggage.The English have left India  bag and baggage.
We go to college by foot.We go to college on foot.
I have many works to do on Sundays.I have much works to do on Sundays.
He secured only passing marks in Mathematics.He secured only pass marks in Mathematics.
Please give me a ten - rupees note.Please give me a ten - rupee note.
This pen is superior than that.This pen is superior to that.
I am not on talking terms with Mohan.I am not on speaking terms with Mohan.
Sachin is our mutual friend.Sachin is our common friend.
He picks up a quarrel over petty matters.He picks a quarrel over petty matters.
Summon could not be issued.Summons could not be issued.
When you say so, I must believe it.Since you say so, I must believe it.
No less than fifty soldiers were injured in the blast.No fewer than fifty soldiers were injured in the blast.
What is the fresh news of today?What is the latest news of today?
I have something to ask from you.I have something to ask you.
The train left at 3 o’ clock.The train departed at 3 o’ clock.
You are requested to substitute the old picture for a new one.You are requested to replace the old picture by a new one.
Due to illness. I could not go to college.Owing to illness. I could not go to college.
This news was broadcasted from All India Radio only yesterday.This news was broadcast from All India Radio only yesterday.
I will teach you reading and writing English.I will teach you how to read and writing English.
It is the first time I have said so.This is the first time I have said so.
Failed students cannot be promoted to the next higher class.Students who have failed in the examination cannot be promoted to the next higher class.
Please do the needful and oblige.Please do what is necessary and oblige.
Accompanied with my friends, I went there.Accompanied by my friends, I went there.
What to speak of English, he cannot speak even Hindi.Not to speak of English, he cannot speak even Hindi.
The plane circled the airport two times before landing.The plane circled the airport twice before landing.
He became a rich man by and by.He became a rich man in course of time.
My dear respected father, you are really great.My dear father, you are really great.
Send your reply by return post.Send your reply by return of post.
Please speak to the concerned authority.Please speak to the authority concerned.
He is a noted dacoit.He is a notorious dacoit.
It was very wonderful.It was really wonderful.
I am quite sorry to hear of your failure.I am very sorry to hear of your failure.

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