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Spotting errors (In English)

Rima Gurung
MA English. Worked as a Voice and Accent Trainer in an MNC for 3.5 years. Very passionate about teaching.

Unacademy user
thanks ma'am. please add more lessons in error spotting
Rima Gurung
10 months ago
I will add more lessons in a short while...☺☺☺
Akhil Sebastian
10 months ago
thank you
I follow you quora as well.
Rima Gurung
10 months ago
Thank you... appreciate it😊😊😊
very helpful mam
Rima Gurung
10 months ago
Thanks alot...
  1. Spotting Error in English Grammar Presented by Rima

  2. ABOUT ME: Masters in English. Voice and Accent trainer. Educator at Unacademy. Passionate about teaching and a lover of words. Rate, Review and Share. Follow me on Unacademy.

  3. Target Audience Aspirants for all Bank Exams like- IBPS PCO LIC Clerk SBI IBPS RRB

  4. Let's Practice Directions: The sentences given below have been divided into three parts (a), (b) and (c). One of these parts may contain an error. You have to indicate that part as your answer. If there is no error, indicate (d) as your answer.

  5. Q1. It is an obligation (a) to put off our shoes (b) before entering any temple or mosque. (c) No error (d) 1. (a) 2. (b) 3. (c) 4. (d) Answer: 2. (b) Explanation: remove. Take off in place of put off'. Take off means to

  6. Q2. One of the star players (a) of our college football team have the habit (b) of arriving late for practice.(c) No error (d) 1. (a) 2. (b) 3. (c) 4. (d) Answer: 2. (b). Explanation: As per the subject-verb agreement, 'Have' should be replaced with 'has' as the subject is 'one' Subject-Verb Agreement: Subjects and verbs must AGREE with one another in number(singular or plural). Thus, if a subject is singular, its verb must also be singular: if a_subject is plural its verb must also be plural.

  7. Q3. No sooner did the thief see the policeman (a) that he jumped over the wall (b) and ran away. (c) No error (d) 1. (a) 2. (b) 3. (c) 4. (d) Answer: 2. (b). planation: Than' in place of that'. With no sooner", than is used. No sooner is used to show that one event happens immediately after another thing. It is often used with the past perfect, and usually followed by than.

  8. Q4. He was laid unconscious on the road for half an hour (a) when he was seen (b) by a policeman. (c) No error (d) 1. (a) 2. (b) 3. (c) 4. (d) Answer: 2. (a). Explanation: Lying' in place of laid'. (past continuous tense) The past continuous tense, refers to a continuing action or state that was happening at some point in the past. The past continuous tense is formed by combining the past tense of to be (i.e. was/were) with the verb's present participle (-ing word). It can also be used to describe something that was happening continuously in the past when another action interrupted it.

  9. Q5. My brother-in-laws (a) who live in Mumbai (b) have come to stay with us. (c) No error (d) 1. (a) 2. (b) 3. (c) 4. (d) Answer: 2. (a). Explanation: Brothers-in-law' in place of 'brother-in-laws'. (plural of brother-in-law).

  10. Thank 2 you rimagurung 9