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 ...

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: ...

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 ...

Misused Forms (3)

Misused Forms (3)
Using the Wrong Preposition Most common collocational mistakes which usually Non-native English learners commit. Get rid of, not from. Don’t say: I’ll be glad to get rid from him. Say: I’ll be glad to get rid of him. Glad about, not from or with. Don’t say: I was glad from (or with) receiving your letter. ...