Common English Mistakes
Common mistakes are mistakes that people make all the time. There are severel common mistakes in english. The most common among them are given below.
- So do I, neither did I; The structure ‘so + auxiliary + subject’ is used to add a positive remark to a positive statement.
- Neither do I; The structure ‘neither + auxiliary verb + subject’ is used to add a negative remark to a negative statement.
- Such and so; Such is used before a noun (with or without an adjective), So is used before an adjective.
- So … that, such … that; Such in ‘ such … that’ is followed by a noun phrase or its equivalent. So in ‘so … that’ is followed by an adjective.
- Good vs. Well; Good is an adjective. It is used to modify a noun. Well is an adverb. It is used to modify a verb.
- Everyone / everybody and every one; Everyone / everybody is pronoun. It is used to refer to all the people in a group. Every one refers to each one in a group.
- Then vs, than; Then is an adverb of time. Than is used for comparisons.
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