Some common mistakes-i.e. vs e.g.

Incorrect: I want to drink something cold, i.e., cold coffee, lemonade.

Correct: I want to drink something cold, e.g., cold coffee, lemonade.

Incorrect: I like only outdoor sports, i.e., football, cricket, lawn tennis .

Correct: I like only outdoor sports, e.g., football, cricket, lawn tennis .

Incorrect: Frog is an amphibian creature, e.g. ,it can live both in water and land.

Correct: Frog is an amphibian creature, i.e., it can live both in water and land.

Common Mistakes in English

Below mentioned are some most common mistakes in English made by beginners.

Incorrect: I stood there stationery.

Correct: I stood there stationary.

Incorrect: I lived in India for seven days.

Correct: I stayed in India for seven days.

Incorrect: You hurted me.

Correct: You hurt me.

Incorrect: I love you alot.

Correct: I love you a lot.

Incorrect: I have been England.

Correct: I have been to England.

Incorrect: I reached to London.

Correct: I reached London.

Incorrect: The man which we met yesterday is from Australia.

Correct: The man who we met yesterday is from Australia.

Incorrect: Every men thinks his burden is the heaviest.

Correct: Every man thinks his burden is the heaviest.

Incorrect: Although everybody has a creative spark, but the potential is not always fully utilized.

Correct: Although everybody has a creative spark, the potential is not always fully utilized.

Incorrect: One must to see god in everyone.

Correct: One must see god in everyone.

Incorrect: It is more bad now.

Correct: It is worse now.

Incorrect: I know him since three months.

Correct: I know him for three months.

Incorrect: I know to drive.

Correct: I know how to drive.

Incorrect: My sister does not listen me.

Correct: My sister does not listen to me.

Incorrect: My train departs in 10 am.

Correct: My train departs at 10 am.

Incorrect: I went India to study Political Science

Correct: I went to India to study Political Science.

Incorrect: I have 10 childrens.

Correct: I have 10 children.

Incorrect: They should paint the wall themself.

Correct: They should paint the wall themselves.

Incorrect: Me and Brad went out for dinner.

Correct: Brad and I went out for dinner.

Incorrect: If I will be in New York, I’ll call you.

Correct: If I am in New York, I’ll call you up.

Incorrect: I accepted quickly the offer.

Correct: I accepted the offer quickly.

Incorrect: My husband is doctor.

Correct: My husband is a doctor.

Incorrect: The life is beautiful.

Correct: Life is beautiful.

Incorrect: We had fun during whole day.

Correct: We had fun through the day.

Incorrect: I except your offer.

Correct: I accept your offer.

Incorrect: She gave me some bad advise.

Correct: She gave me some bad advice.

Incorrect: Can i have drinking water?

Correct: Can I have some drinking water?

Incorrect: Sit besides me.

Correct: Sit beside me.

Incorrect: Beside chocolate cake i want a burger.

Correct: Besides chocolate cake, I want a burger.

Incorrect: I live at India.

Correct: I live in India.

Incorrect: Nothing can effect my performance.

Correct: Nothing can affect my performance

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