Some common error which occurs in sentence.


Definition of an error according to Merriam Webster

Error is an act or condition of ignorant or imprudent deviation from a code of behavior.

Error is an act involving an unintentional deviation from truth or accuracy.

Error is an act that through ignorance, deficiency, or accident departs from or fails to achieve what should be done.

Sentence according to Dictionary is a set of words that is complete in itself, typically containing a subject and predicate, conveying a statement, question, exclamation, or command, and consisting of a main clause and sometimes one or more subordinate clauses.

Wrong: His junior brother has been admitted in the university.

Correct: His younger brother has been admitted to the university.

Wrong: Musa dropped at sheka bus stop.

Correct: Musa alighted / got down at sheka bus stop.

Wrong: There is always a go slow on lagos roads.

Correct: There is always hold up/traffic jam/block on lagos roads.

Wrong: Our senior brother may come today.

Correct: Our elder brother may come today.

Wrong: Malam langasa is my tight friend.

Correct: Malam langasa is my emitted/closed/fast friend.

Wrong: Will you pass the exam? “I hope.”

Correct: Will you pass the exam? “I hope so.”

Wrong: The meeting will take place on upper week.

Correct: The meeting will take place week after the next.

Wrong: I met him yesterday night.

Correct: I met him last night.

Wrong: Combine the two classes together.

Correct: Combine the two classes.

Wrong: How far?

Correct: How are you (doing)?

Wrong: Are you hearing me?

Correct: Can you hear me?

Wrong: I prefer the cow meat.

Correct: I prefer the beef.

Wrong: Time is against us.

Correct: We are running out of time/we are pressed for time.

Wrong: My master is not on seat now.

Correct: My master is not available now.

Wrong: I am feeling sleeping.

Correct: I am feeling sleepy.


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