Sentence correction: grammar exercise

April 28, 2013pdf

Each sentence given below contains one or more grammar mistakes. Correct the mistake(s) and rewrite the sentences.

1. Sid can play tennis as good as his brother.

2. The match hadn’t hardly begun when it started raining.

3. That was sure a mistake.

4. He talks more pleasant than his brother. Needless to say, he is the more popular of the two.

5. When you become a parent, you will think different about children.

6. I felt badly about not having won the championship.

7. Winning is not near as important as playing good.

8. His behavior seemed a little oddly.

9. He didn’t run good enough to qualify for the race.

10. We could clear see the snow-capped mountains at a distance.

Answers

1. Sid can play tennis as well as his brother.

2. The match had hardly begun when it started raining.

3. That was surely a mistake.

4. He talks more pleasantly than his brother. Needless to say, he is the more popular of the two.

5. When you become a parent, you will think differently about children.

6. I felt bad about not having won the championship.

7. Winning is not nearly as important as playing well.

8. His behavior seemed a little odd.

9. He didn’t run well enough to qualify for the race.

10. We could clearly see the snow-capped mountains at a distance.

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