Correction of Common Errors (Cont'd...)
Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1929
Incorrect: He though has failed the examination has not lost his heart.
Correct:    He has not lost heart though he has failed in the examination.
Incorrect: When I asked Ram why he is quarrelling he said to me to hold my tongue and go my home.
Correct:    When I asked Ram why he was quarreling he told me to hold my tongue and go home.
Incorrect: The beauties of the nature in Switzerland has been praised by multitude of travellers.
Correct:    The beauties of nature in Switzerland have been praised by a multitude of travellers.
Incorrect: He was envious for my success and plotted to bring about my ruin, but I did not care that.
Correct:    He was envious of my success and plotted to bring about my ruin, but I did not care for that.
Incorrect: The meeting was presided by the Mayor which was attended by a large number of audience.
Correct:    The meeting was presided over the Mayor and it was attended by a large number of audience.
Calcutta University Matriculation Examination (CUME) 1930
Incorrect: I asked him why he is so angry upon me.
Correct:    I asked him why he was so angry with me.
Incorrect: The English is very easier to learn than the language of French.
Correct:    English is much easier to learn than French.
Incorrect: The audience of a football match are excited when goal is given.
Correct:    The spectators of a football match are excited when a goal is scored.
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