Mistakes with verbs

November 5, 2011pdf

In each of the following pairs of sentences, one is correct and the other is wrong. Find out the correct one.

1. a) All day I was putting on a sweater. / b) All day I was wearing a sweater.

2. a) I have disposed off my car. / b) I have disposed of my car.

3. a) Please see this painting. / b) Please look at this painting.

4. a) I have ordered for a new computer. / b) I have ordered a new computer.

5. a) Why don’t you hear me? / b) Why don’t you listen to me?

6. a) He came putting on a blue jacket. / b) He came wearing a blue jacket.

7. a) He denied to come. / b) He refused to come.

8. a) He lived there for a day. / b) He stayed there for a day.

9. a) He did no mistake. / b) He committed no mistake.

10. a) We ought to make exercise. / b) We ought to take exercise.

Answers

1. All day I was wearing a sweater.

2. I have disposed of my car.

3. Please look at this painting.

4. I have ordered a new computer.

5. Why don’t you listen to me?

6. He came wearing a blue jacket.

7. He refused to come.

8. He stayed there for a day.

9. He committed no mistake.

10. We ought to take exercise.

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