Grammar exercise: which word is wrong?

November 23, 2013pdf

Identify the word or phrase that needs to be removed from the sentence to make it correct.

1. Take the book with you in case you will see Mary.

a) the

b) in case

c) will

2. That’s the house where he was born in.

a) where

b) born

c) in

3. She had died a couple of years ago.

a) had

b) a

c) of

4. He asked that what I was doing.

a) that

b) what

c) was

5. He asked to her why she was angry.

a) to

b) why

c) was

6. When I will go to Mexico, I will see him.

a) will

b) when

c) to

7. He is very much angry.

a) is

b) very

c) much

8. Yesterday in the evening he came to dinner.

a) in the

b) came

c) to

9. This is my friend who he was at school with me.

a) who

b) he

c) at

10. Supposing if you fail, what will you do?

a) if

b) fail

c) what

d) will

Answers

1. will (The sentence should read: Take the book with you in case you see Mary.)

2. in (The sentence should read: That is the house where he was born.)

3. had (The sentence should read: She died a couple of years ago.)

4. that (The sentence should read: He asked what I was doing.)

5. to (The sentence should read: He asked her why she was angry.)

6. will (The sentence should read: When I go to Mexico, I will see him.)

7. much (The sentence should read: He is very angry.)

8. in the (The sentence should read: Yesterday evening he came to dinner.)

9. he (The sentence should read: This is my friend who was at school with me.)

10. if (The sentence should read: Supposing you fail, what will you do?)

 

 

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