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GrAmMaR m!sTaKeS...SaY & DoN't sAy..

Date: Oct 26 2007

Topic: Grammar

Author: BaRbIcAn88

Lesson

==== afraid of, not from ====
don’t say: the girl is afraid from the dog.
Say: the girl is afraid of the dog


==== arrive at, not to ====
don’t say: we arrived to the village at night.
Say: we arrived at the village at night.


==== ashamed of, not from ====
don’t say: He is now ashamed from his conduct.
Say: : He is now ashamed of his conduct.


==== consist of, not from ====
Don’t say: a year consist from 12 months.
Say: a year consist of 12 months.


==== covered with, not by ====
Don’t say: the mountains are covered by snow.
Say: the mountains are covered with snow


==== cure of, not from ====
Don’t say: the man was cured from his illness.
Say: the man was cured of his illness.


==== Confidence in, not on, and not to ====
Don’t say: I have great confidence on/to him.
Say: I have great confidence in him.


==== Get rid of, not from ====
Don’t say: I shall be glad to get rid from him.
Say: I shall be glad to get rid of him.


==== good at, not in ====
don’t say : my brother is good in mathematics.
Say: my brother is good mathematics.
Also we say: bad at, clever at, weak at, quick at, slow at, ..etc


==== look at, not to ====
Don’t say: look to this beautiful picture.
Say: look at this beautiful picture.

==== jealous of, not from ====
don’t say: he is very jealous from his brother.
Say: he is very jealous of his brother.


==== take by, not from ====
don’t say: he took his brother from the hand.
Say: he took his brother by the hand.


==== write in ink, not with ink ====
don’t say: I have written the letter with ink.
Say: I have written the letter in ink




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chandrasekaransriramulu

India

hi how can i improve my english skills?

02:49 PM Jun 05 2008 |

amita_igh

Germany

its great.seriously helpful

12:52 PM Jun 05 2008 |

logaknathan

India

this is very useful

05:19 AM Jun 05 2008 |

Watson

Argentina

Thanks a lot Barbican88 that refresh my knowledges.

01:13 PM Jun 04 2008 |

M!sS FarFo0osha

United Arab Emirates

it's really useful

thanks U derooo 4 ur lesson

i hope 2C more

Smile

09:05 PM Jun 03 2008 |

umida

umida

Uzbekistan

Thanks a lot! Smile

02:22 PM Jun 03 2008 |

lillll

United States

thnks alot friend , they are  really common mistakes ,at least in ma town , hope all get beneift

 

09:45 PM Jun 02 2008 |

_Elvin_

_Elvin_

Azerbaijan

Thanks very much! Cool

07:19 PM Jun 02 2008 |

Blessedguy

Blessedguy

Brazil

Quite great! mainly "arrive at" and "Good at" ´cause sometimes we have these sort of troubles.

Thanks a lot!

06:03 PM Jun 02 2008 |

TAHIR HUSSAIN

Pakistan

  • WE NEED SOMETHING MORE,THANK U VERY MUCH

04:18 PM Jun 02 2008 |

drnecip

drnecip

Turkey

thank you for it.

06:35 PM Jun 01 2008 |

salimjanitou

Algeria

nnnnnnnnnnnnnno comenttttttttttttt

10:31 PM May 31 2008 |

TAHIR HUSSAIN

Pakistan

VERY HELP FULL LESSON THANK U

11:25 PM May 30 2008 |

%hind%

%hind%

Saudi Arabia

Thank you..
This wonderful lesson..:)

05:40 PM May 29 2008 |

xxkai2kidxx

United Arab Emirates

thanK you

01:13 PM May 29 2008 |

sakrsakr

sakrsakr

Tunisia

i disegree with you dear hhhhhhhhhhhhhh

05:04 PM May 28 2008 |

sreenivas4488

India

It is very nice…, and also helpful for me….,

Thanks a ton Undecided

04:48 AM May 28 2008 |

gad200

Tunisia

its so usefull

12:36 PM May 26 2008 |

guiltylove

guiltylove

India

Thanks give the gramma to ours!

03:10 AM May 26 2008 |

sharapova

sharapova

Turkey

hıım thanks for this . sometimes I do this mistakes.I'll be more carefull..

06:30 PM May 25 2008 |

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