20 Most Expected Common Error Questions - Set 1 - for IBPS PO Mains and SSC-CGL

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1. It is half past seven in my watch
Correct:
It is half past seven by my watch.

2. The poor is the society are looked down by the rich.
Correct:
The poor in the society are looked down upon by the rich.

3. My friend is beset by difficulties now a days.
Correct:
My friend is beset with difficulties.

4. If you have aversion for hard work, you cannot get success.
Correct:
If you have aversion to hard work, you cannot get success.

5. People in India are now sick with the Reservation issue.
Correct:
People of India are now sick of the Reservation Issue.

6. He cannot see properly because he is blind to one eye.
Correct:
He cannot see properly because he is blind in one eye.

7. People in some villages have fallen victim of Dengue fever.
Correct:
People in some villages have fallen victim to Dengue fever.

8. Great leaders say that the desire of success is the chief requirement for success in any field.
Correct: Great leader say that the desire for success is the chief requirement for success in any field.

9. The Black cat jumped on the red table.
Correct:
The Black cat jumped upon the red table.

10. He can speak good English now, because he has been working hard for English for quite some time now.
Correct: He can speak good English now, because he has been working hard at English for quite some time now.

11. We were thirsty, so we walked till the bank of the river.
Correct:
We were thirsty, so we walked to the bank of the river.

12. After having completed my project, I went to play cricket with my friends.
Correct: Having completed my project, I went to play cricket with my friends.

13. Sales people get incentives beside salary.
Correct:
Sales people get incentives besides salary.

14. If we want to succeed, we should adapt with the changing times.
Correct:
If we want to succeed, we should adapt to the changing times.

15. Sachin Tendulkar is endowed by outstanding cricketing talent.
Correct:
Sachin Tendulkar is endowed with the outstanding cricketing talent.

16. Pakistan should avoid meddling over India's internal matters.
Correct:
Pakistan should avoid meddling with India's internal matters.

17. In my locality, most of the people subscribe for The Times of India.
Correct:
In my locality, most of the people subscribe to The Times of India.

18. In my opinion, the titles in India should be prefixed only with the names of military officers and qualified doctors.
Correct:
In my opinion, the titles in India should be prefixed only to the names of military officers and qualified doctors.

19. I am happy that he has agreed with my proposal.
Correct:
I am happy that he has agreed to my proposal.

20. The poor man died from cancer.
Correct:
The poor man died of cancer.