Mistakes with verbs

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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