Identify the wrong word

December 16, 2013pdf

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

1. He called me as a fool.

a) called

b) as

c) a

2. This is the house where Jack was born in.

a) where

b) was

c) in

3. I have visited them a couple of times during my stay in Mexico.

a) have

b) couple

c) of

4. I live half of a mile from here.

a) half

b) of

c) a

5. I don’t think so that I will have time.

a) so

b) that

c) will

6. Despite of having a headache I enjoyed the film.

a) despite

b) of

c) having

7. He asked to her why she was angry.

a) to

b) why

c) was

8. He was very kind enough to invite me.

a) very

b) enough

c) to

9. I have bought a chicken in case of Peter stays to lunch.

a) in case

b) of

c) to

10. I want to know as to why I have been detained.

a) as to

b) why

c) been

Answers

1. as (The sentence should read: He called me a fool.)

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

3. have (The sentence should read: I visited them a couple of times during my stay in Mexico.)

4. of (The sentence should read: I live half a mile from here.)

5. so (The sentence should read: I don’t think that I will have time.)

6. of (The sentence should read: Despite having a headache I enjoyed the film.)

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

8. very (The sentence should read: He was kind enough to invite me.)

9. of (The sentence should read: I have bought a chicken in case Peter stays to lunch.)

10. as to (The sentence should read: I want to know why I have been detained.)

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