COMMON ERRORS IN SENTENCE.
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.