Errors in Using Pronouns: (Part-2)Relative Pronouns that refer to Persons and Things: Incorrect: The student which receives the highest score will be awarded a scholarship. Correct: The student who receives the highest score will be awarded a scholarship.
Errors in Using PronounsUse of Everyone and Similar Pronouns: Incorrect: Everybody accept their responsibilities. Correct: Everybody accepts his responsibilities. Note: Everyone, everybody, someone, one, no one, somebody, nobody ইত্যাদি singular, তাই এদের পরে verb ও pronoun singular হবে।
Errors in Using CasesPredicate Nominative: Predicate nominative হচ্ছে subjective complement যা subject সম্পর্কে একটি তথ্য দেয় বা sub-এর একটি আতিরিক্ত পরিচয় দেয় এবং যার আগে একটি ‘to be’ verb বসে।
Errors in Using Verbs (Part-2)Causative Verbs: A. Make: Incorrect: I made him to do the work. Correct: I made him do the work. Note: Causative verb ‘make’-এর পর ব্যক্তিবাচক/বস্তুবাচক যে object-ই থাকুক, main verb-এর simple present form হবে।
Errors in Using VerbsShift of Tense: Incorrect: When John saw the lights coming towards the house, he begins to get afraid. Correct: When John saw the lights coming towards the house, he began to get afraid.
Errors in Using Modifying ElementsThe Position of Modifiers According to Length: Incorrect: Jack was disheveled, dirty and untidy. Correct: Jack was dirty, untidy and disheveled. Note: Modifier-গুলোর দৈর্ঘ্য অনুসারে সাজাতে হয়। অর্থাৎ ছোট থেকে বড় ক্রমানুসারে।
Miscellaneous Examples of Incorrect OmissionsHalf a/an- Incorrect: Aric drank half glass of milk. Correct: Aric drank half a glass of milk. A half- Incorrect: I spent three hours and half there. Correct: I spent three hours and a half there. / I spent three and a half hours there.
Incorrect Omission of Prepositions (Part 2)Incorrect Omission of Prepositions: Supply someone with something (not supply someone something)
Incorrect: The government supplies schools free books. Correct: The government supplies schools with free books.
Incorrect Omission of PrepositionsAsk for a thing, (not ask a thing). Incorrect: Alex asked my book.
Correct: Alex asked for my book. (এ্যালেক্স আমার বইটি চাইলো।) Dispose of a thing, (not dispose a thing). Incorrect: Aric will dispose his old car. Correct: Aric will dispose of his old car.