Correction of Common Errors (Cont'd...)
West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) 1960
Incorrect: The money was divided among the two children.
Correct:    The money was divided between the two children.
Incorrect: Each of the students must bring their own pens.
Correct:    Each of the students must bring his own pens.
Incorrect: Ram is taller than me.
Correct:    Ram is taller than I.
Incorrect: I wish I was back at home.
Correct:    I wish I were back at home.
Incorrect: He took two tea-spoonful of the medicine.
Correct:    He took two tea-spoonfuls of the medicine.
Incorrect: This is a beautiful poetry by Keats.
Correct:    This is a beautiful poem by Keats.
Incorrect: He said that he will help me in all possible way.
Correct:    He said that he would help me in all possible way.
Incorrect: He will accompany with me.
Correct:    He will accompany me.
West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) 1961
Incorrect: Tired and weary, he laid down to rest.
Correct:    Tired and weary, he laid himself down to rest.
Incorrect: A child was run upon by a motorcar.
Correct:    A child was run over by a motorcar.
Incorrect: The steamer went up Ganges.
Correct:    The steamer went up the Ganges.
Incorrect: He is service since two years.
Correct:    He has been in service for two years.
Incorrect: He is the youngest of the two sons.
Correct:    He is the younger of the two sons.
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