Rewrite the sentences correctly

May 3, 2014pdf

Each sentence given below contains a grammar mistake. Find the mistake and rewrite the sentence correctly.

1. My father knows well to teach English.

2. We want a new house to live.

3. I waited for you since 9 o’clock in the morning.

4. James is suffering from fever since yesterday.

5. Neither Ann nor Mary have arrived.

6. I will call on you before I will leave.

7. I have returned all the books to the library yesterday.

8. Each man and each woman have the right to vote.

9. Walking along the road, a bus ran over the old man.

10. He is studying hard for the last two weeks.

11. I am not used to drive in busy streets.

12. The poet and dramatist are dead.

Answers

1. My father knows how to teach English well.

2. We want a new house to live in.

3. I have been waiting for you since 9 o’clock in the morning.

4. James has been suffering from fever since yesterday.

5. Neither Ann nor Mary has arrived.

6. I will call on you before I leave.

7. I returned all the books to the library yesterday.

8. Each man and each woman has the right to vote.

9. Walking along the road, the old man was run over by a bus.

10. He has been studying hard for the last two weeks.

11. I am not used to driving in busy streets.

12. The poet and dramatist is dead. (Here both nouns refer to the same person. Otherwise, you would have used an article or another determiner before the second noun.)

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