× Let me help you to do your work.
√ Let me help you with your work.
× I recommend you to take a long vacation.
√ I recommend that you take a long vacation.
× Come to here.
√ Come here.
× The sun rises from the East.
√ The sun rises in the East.
× The thief got in from the window.
√ The thief got in through the window.
× Let's begin from page 10.
√ Let's begin at(on) page 10.
× There is a limit in my patience.
√ There is a limit to my patience.
× Please wait inside the white line.
√ Please wait behind the white line.
× Is your house insured for fire?
√ Is your house insured against fire?
× I have no house to live.
√ I have no house to live in.
× Different from me, she is proficient in English.
√ Unlike me, she is proficient in English.
× Lend me some money, for instance 500 dollars, Monika.
√ Lend me some money, say 500 dollars, Monika.
× I wanted to go to Europe last summer, but it was too expensive so I gave up to go.
√ I wanted to go to Europe last summer, but it was too expensive so I gave up the idea.
× This is the way how I did it.
√ This is how I did it. or This is the way I did it.
× There was a traffic accident on my way here. It is why I was late.
√ There was a traffic accident on my way here. That is why I was late.
× hey didn't understand my mind.
√ They didn't understand what I was thinking.
× Anywhere will do.
√ Any place will do.
× The general meeting is scheduled to be held this afternoon at three.
√ The general meeting is scheduled to be held at three this afternoon.
× She ran into her boyfriend yesterday morning in Fair Avenue.
√ She ran into her boyfriend in Fair Avenue yesterday morning.
× Don't expect me too much.
√ Don't expect too much from (of) me.
× Give me money, if you have.
√ Give me money, if you have any.
× He treated me very friendly.
√ He treated me in a friendly way.
× This is where you mistake.
√ This is where you are mistaken.
× My brother has been busy in preparing for his final examination.
√ My brother has been busy preparing for his final examination.
× Laura has spent half a day to revise her lessons.
√ Laura has spent a half day revising her lessons.
× I am used to watch television with the light on.
√ I am used to watching television with the light on.
× After dinner, my mother suggested to go for a walk.
√ After dinner, my mother suggested going for a walk.
× The government is considering the possibility to build a new airport in London.
√ The government is considering the possibility of building a new airport in London.
× His new book will be sold well.
√ His new book will sell well.
× I have a lot of work to be done.
√ I have a lot of work to do.
× The children were very dangerous as the knife-wielding madman was running amok in the kindergarten.
√ The children were in great danger as the knife-wielding madman was running amok in the kindergarten
× Your coat is broken.
√ Your coat is torn.
× Susan didn't make a fault anyway.
√ Susan didn't make a mistake anyway.
× May I borrow your phone?
√ May I use your phone?
× He becomes better.
√ He got better.
× It was still bright outside.
√ It was still light outside.
× Common students in U.S. don't wear a uniform.
√ The average students in U.S. don't wear a uniform.
× Who cooked this salad?
√ Who made this salad?
× Let me examine your pulse.
√ Let me feel your pulse.
× I forget my hat in the house.
√ I left my hat in the house.
× Did you attend college?
√ Did you go to college?
× His temperature went down.
√ His temperature came down.
× Today's newspapers has his articles on HongKong.
√ Today's newspapers carries his articles on HongKong.
× You'll have a cold if you sleep with your window open.
√ You'll catch a cold if you sleep with your window open.
× I visited her ill mother in the hospital.
√ I visited her sick mother in the hospital.
× She was first prize.
√ She took first prize.
× He lost consciousness for a long time.
√ He was unconscious for a long time.
× He made a world record.
√ He set a world record.
× Her marriage was happy.
√ Her married life was happy.
× I'll visit my native place for the first time in ten years this summer.
√ I'll visit my birth place for the first time in ten years this summer.
× Is this seat empty?
√ Is this seat taken?
× I know his face.
√ I know him by sight.
× My watch doesn't move at all. I must get it checked up.
√ My watch isn't running, I must get it checked up.