Get rid of, not from, Don’t Say:I’ll be glad to get rid from him. Say:I’ll be glad to get rid of him.
Rejoice at or in, not for Don’t Say:We rejoiced for her success. Say:We rejoiced at (or in) her success.
Fond of + -ing Don’t Say:She’s always fond to talk. Say:She’s always fond of talking.
High for Tall Don’t Say:My elder brother is six feet high. Say:My elder brother is six feet tall. Note:We generally use tall with people, and it’s the opposite of short Use high .vhen referring to trees, buildings, or mountains, and it’s the opposite of low
Listen to a person or thing, not listen a person or thing Don’t Say:They were listening the music. Say:They were listening to the music.
Very and Much – Much Don’t Say:He’s very stronger than I am. Say:He’s much stronger than I am. Note:Use very with adjectives and adverbs in the positive, and with present participles used as adjectives like interesting. Use much with comparatives
Sit and Seat – Sit Don’t Say:We seat at a desk to write a letter. Say:We sit at a desk to write a letter.
Using the relative pronoun which for persons Don’t Say:I’ve a brother which is at school. Say:I’ve a brother who is at school. Note:Only use which as a relative pronoun for animals or things. The right pronoun to use for people is who (whose, whom).
Omission of the before the word cinema, etc Don’t Say:On Saturday I go to cinema. Say:On Saturday I go to the cinema. Note:Use definite article before the words cinema, theatre, concert, etc
Practise + -ing Don’t Say:You must practise to speak English. Say:You must practise speaking English.
Boast of or about, not for Don’t Say:James boasted for his strength. Say:James boasted of (or about) his strength.