|My father is in the teaching line.||My father is in the teaching profession. |
Note : Teaching line is a slang word.
|His hat was blown off by a strong air.||His hat was blown off by a strong wind. |
|The magistrate has passed order for his release.||The magistrate has passed orders for his release.|
|There is no place for you on this bench.||There is no room for you on this bench.|
|The police has arrested the thief.||The police have arrested the thief.|
|The wages of sin are death.||The wages of sin is death.|
|The weather of Delhi does not suit me.||The climate of Delhi does not suit me.|
|Credit this sum in my name.||Credit this sum to my account. |
Note: In my name is a slang expression.The correct use is to my account.
|I have learnt these poetries by memory.||I have learnt these poems by memory. |
Note: There is no such word as poetries. There is no plural of the word poetry. In place of poetries, we should use poems.
|He does everything for conscience’s sake.||He does everything for conscience sake.|
|Has the agendum for tomorrow’s meeting been drawn.||Has the agenda for tomorrow’s meeting been drawn up? |
Explanation: Agendum is not used in English. Agenda (programme of a meeting) is treated as singular.
|My uncle’s friend‘s son is a doctor.||The son of my uncle’s friend is a doctor. |
Note: the use of the double possessive (‘s) should be avoided.
|Good night! How do you do?||Good evening! How do you do? |
Note : Good night is a parting salution.When we meet someone( in the evening time), the saluation should be Good evening.
|The juries consist of ten members.||The jury consists of ten members.|
|The jury was divided in its opinion.||The jury were divided in their opinion. |
Explanation: jury is a collective noun. Whenever there is a sense of unanimous action, we use singular.