common errors in English usage

common errors in English usage
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Collocations with “heavy” by R.E.Jones

Some collocations with heavy CERTAIN TYPES OF WEATHER You can talk about: a heavy snowfall / heavy snow a heavy frost heavy rain a heavy storm heavy (storm) clouds (But probably not, for example, a heavy typhoon or a heavy typhoon). WORK SCHEDULES You can talk about: a heavy schedule a heavy workload heavy day ...

Using the Wrong Preposition (Misused Forms 2) 4

Using the Wrong Preposition (Misused Forms 2)
Using the Wrong Preposition Most common collocation mistakes which usually Non-native English learners commit. Deprive of, not from: Don’t say: Nelson Mandela was deprived from his freedom. Say: Nelson Mandela was deprived of his freedom. Die of an illness, not from an illness: Don’t say: Many people have died from Malaria. Say: Many people have ...

Words Differentiation (#2) 1

Words Differentiation (#2)
There are many  words in English which have close meanings to each other and its always hard (specially for non-native English learners) to recognize and choose when to use them. Here are some definitions & differences about some mysterious words that are so similar ! (Chapter 2 ) ‘lie’ or ‘lay’ lie : to rest; ...

Misused Forms (Wrong Preposition) 4

Misused Forms (Wrong Preposition)
Using the Wrong Preposition Most common collocational mistakes which usually Non-native English learners commit. Mistakes are often made by using the wrong preposition after certain words. The following list includes the words which most often give trouble : Absorbed (=very much interest) in, not at. Don’t say: The man was absorbed at his work. Say: ...

Confusing Words in English

Confusing Words in English
It’s been said that English is one of the most difficult languages in the world to learn because it has so many exceptions to its own rules.  One problem students of English as a second language face are homophones – words that sound alike but have entirely different meanings. Another common problem is single words ...

Let’s Avoid English Mistakes 1

Common Mistakes and confusing words in English How Can We Avoid English Mistakes? This is the question that most of the English Learners are looking for its answer. Here we have provide you the most common mistakes and confusing words which usually are used instead of each other wrongly by NON-NATIVE English Learners. Either vs. ...

Commonly Misspelled Words 4

Commonly Misspelled Words
There are many slippery spelling words in the English language. Here are a few of the most common ones. Perhaps this list will help you write a great article in English-Learners.com [TABLE=7] Tips Practice, Practice, Practice the words. If there is one you struggle with work on spelling that one right. Look at the list ...

Common Errors(part2)

Common Errors(part2)
There are many  words in English which have close meanings to each other and its always hard (specially for non-native English learners) to recognize and choose when to use them. Here are some definitions & differences about some mysterious words that are so similar. to see vs. to watch: To see means to be aware ...

Words Differentiation (1) 2

Words Differentiation (1)
There are many  words in English which have close meanings to each other and its always hard (specially for non-native English learners) to recognize and choose when to use them. Here are some definitions & differences about some mysterious words that are so similar ! (Chapter 1 ) ‘Able’ or ‘Capable’ able –  if someone ...