10 Sep 2016

List of 100 Tips for Sentence Correction in English Language | Part-6

List of 100 Tips for Sentence Correction in English Language | Part-6
List of 100 Tips for Sentence Correction in English Language | Part-6:
Dear Readers, Most of our followers were requesting more study materials on English Grammar Tips and we have already provided some tips on it, now here we have given the list of 100 Tips for Sentence Correction in English Language. Kindly Make use of it.

PART-6:  USES OF CONJUNCTIONS

71). Two Conjunctions should not be used in the same sentence.
Incorrect- Although she was tired, but she still went on working.
Correct- Although she was tired, she still went on working.

72). 'Both' should be followed by 'and'. It should be used in the positive sense. In the negative sense, 'neither' ..... .'nor should be used in place of 'both'.
Incorrect- Both Ravi as well as Raja were present there.
Correct- Both Ravi and Raja were present there.

73). 'Either ... or', neither .... nor, both and, not only,but also should be followed by the same parts of speech.
Incorrect- He not only lost his ticket, but also his luggage.
Correct- He lost not only his ticket but also his luggage.

74). 'Neither' should be followed, by 'nor', 'either' should be followed by 'or'. Both these should not be confused.
Incorrect- He washed neither his hands or his face.
Correct- He washed neither his hands nor his face.

75). 'No sooner' should be followed by 'than', not by 'but' or 'then'.
Incorrect- No sooner do I finish this book then I shall begin another.
Correct- No sooner do I finish the book, than I shall begin another.

76). 'Hardly' and 'scarcely' should be followed by 'when' or 'before', but not by 'than' or 'that'.
Incorrect- Hardly did I reach the station, than the train left it.
Correct- Hardly did I reach the station when the train left it.

77). 'That' should not be used before a sentence in Direct Speech and before Interrogative Adverbs and Pronouns in the Indirect Speech.
1. Incorrect- He said that, "I shall go there."
Correct- He said, "I shall go there".
2. Incorrect- He asked me that who I was.

Correct- He asked me who I was.

 

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