Common Errors (I)

 

英文作文:共同錯誤改正練習(1)解答

 

  

June 10, 2003

 

Correct the errors in the following sentences :

 

1. He told me that he was easy to get angry.
He told me that he got angry easily.
He told me that he was easily angered.

 

2. I have entered the university for nearly five months.

   It's / has been nearly five months since I entered the university.

 

3. My friend invited me to his birthday party. I accepted it with thanks.

 My friend invited me to his birthday party. I accepted his invitation with thanks.

 

4. I don't like the course because it lacks interest. Do you find it interested?

I don't like the course because it lacks interest. Do you find it interesting?

 

5. Diana did not like physics and I also did not like it.

   Diana did not like physics and I didn't like it, either.

   Diana did not like physics and neither (nor) did I.

 

6.      A classmate of mine invited me to her birthday party. I received

her invitation gladly.

A classmate of mine invited me to her birthday party. I accepted her invitation gladly.

 

7.      My chemical teacher is very enthusiastic in teaching and strict in

grading.
My chemistry teacher is very enthusiastic in teaching and strict in

grading.

 

8.      The day before yesterday he told me that he had mailed the letter

three days ago.
The day before yesterday he told me that he had mailed the letter

three days before.

 

9. Because she was not introduced to me, so she did not talk to me.

   Because she was not introduced to me, she did not talk to me.

   She was not introduced to me, so she did not talk to me.

 

10. We are urged to help overseas Chinese students as possible

      as we can.
We are urged to help overseas Chinese students as soon as possible / as much as possible / as much as we can.

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11. My lessons were too busy for me to go to the Internet café last night.

     I was too busy at / over/ with my lessons to go the Internet café last night.

 

12. In springtime everywhere can see beautiful azaleas of various colors.

In springtime we can see beautiful azaleas of various colors everywhere.

 

13. He used to persuade me to study hard. His words sounded like

      my father.
He used to persuade me to study hard. His words sounded like

like my father's.

 

14. Our professor demanded that we must write a term paper.
Our professor demanded that we write a term paper.

 

15. In my mother school in Hong Kong, I was told to love my

     mother country and to learn my mother tongue.

In my alma mater / old school in Hong Kong, I was told to love my

     mother country and to learn my mother tongue.

 

16. She could not settle down and study the lesson due to she was desperately home sick.

She could not settle down and study the lesson due to her desperate homesickness / due to her being desperately homesick / due to the fact that she was desperately homesick / because she was desperately homesick.

17. Though I told him that he should give up falling in love, but he  turned a deaf ear to my advice.

     Though I told him that he should give up falling in love, he turned a deaf ear to my advice.

     I told him that he should give up falling in love, but he turned a deaf ear to my advice.

 

18. I went to Taichung to visit my maternal grandmother and I lived there three and a half days.

I went to Taichung to visit my maternal grandmother and I stayed there three and a half days.

 

19. I recognized him on the first day I arrived at the university and

     we have since been roommates and close friends.
I came to know him on the first day I arrived at the university and

     we have since been roommates and close friends.
I made friends with him on the first day I arrived at the university and

     we have since been roommates and close friends.

 

20. He told me he did not satisfy with his college life, and so did

      his cousins.

He told me he was not satisfied with his college life , neither were his cousins / nor were his cousins / and his cousins were not, either.

 

21. From I was a little boy I have been carefully protected by my mother.        Since I was a little boy I have been carefully protected by my mother.

 

22. Everybody was there that day besides John. We did not know what happened to him.
Everybody was there that day except John. We did not know what happened to him.

 

23. I learned the word yesterday, but I do not remember it's meaning today.

I learned the word yesterday, but I do not remember its meaning today.

 

24. During the past years she has been so nice to me that I will not forget her forever.

During the past years she has been so nice to me that I will never forget her / that I will remember her forever.

 

25. I can hardly believe the first semester of my freshman year has past.

I can hardly believe the first semester of my freshman year has passed.

 

 

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