Correction of Common Errors (Cont'd...)
West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) 1972
Incorrect: This lines have been taken from the piece `The man in Black', by Oliver Goldsmith.
Correct:    This line has been taken from the piece `The man in Black', by Oliver Goldsmith.
Incorrect: Our Headmaster is a strict discipliner.
Correct:    Our Headmaster is a strict disciplinarian.
Incorrect: I am too glad to see you after so many days.
Correct:    I am very glad to see you after so many days.
Incorrect: I do not know that when he will come.
Correct:    I do not know when he will come.
Incorrect: I ask your favour of granting me leave for two days.
Correct:    I ask the favour of your granting me leave for two days.
Higher Secondary Examination (HS) 1960
Incorrect: He is comparatively better today.
Correct:    He is better today. or, He is comparatively well today.
Incorrect: The murderer was ordered to be hanged.
Correct:    The judge ordered the murderer to be hanged.
Incorrect: My car is inferior and less costly than yours.
Correct:    My car is inferior to and less costly than yours.
Incorrect: Two men divided the money among them.
Correct:    Two men divided the money between them.
Incorrect: Nobody can talk like he can.
Correct:    Nobody can talk like him (talk as he can).
Incorrect: He had hardly left the house than it began to rain.
Correct:    Hardly had he left the house when it began to rain.
Incorrect: He stares me at the face.
Correct:    He stares me in the face.
Incorrect: This is alluded allowed to a passage in the poem.
Correct:    This alludes to a passage in the poem.
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