Sentence correction exercise

June 9, 2013pdf

Each sentence given below contains one mistake. Find the mistake and rewrite the sentence.

1. To hit a person when he is down is a contemptuous thing to be done.

2. In 1665, a great epidemic had caused the death of 63000 people in London.

3. Because his lack of interest in the affairs of the society, the members decided to depose him.

4. The boy collected thousands of foreign stamps since 2008.

5. We watched the airplane until it disappeared by the clouds.

6. According to activists, action must be taken long ago to preserve forests.

7. When Sophia said that she was coming to see me I wondered what was the problem.

8. The doctor suggested that I would walk on and try to get help while he stayed with the injured person.

9. Jack told his sister that he wants her help in solving the problem.

10. The judge paid no attention that the boy was unhappy at home.

Answers

1. To hit a person when he is down is a contemptuous thing to do.

2. In 1665, a great epidemic caused the death of 63,000 people in London.

3. Because of his lack of interest in the affairs of the society, the members decided to depose him.

4. The boy has collected thousands of foreign stamps since 2008.

5. We watched the airplane until it disappeared in the clouds.

6. According to activists, action must have been taken long ago to preserve forests.

7. When Sophia said that she was coming to see me I wondered what the problem was.

8. The doctor suggested that I should walk on and try to get help while he stayed with the injured person.

9. Jack told his sister that he wanted her help in solving the problem.

10. The judge paid no attention to the fact that the boy was unhappy at home.

 

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