Common English Mistakes – Intermediate

Common English Mistakes - Intermediate Espresso English

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Common English Errors - Intermediate

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Question 1
If I could afford it, I'd take a trip to the Caribbean every year.
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Question 2
If I didn't have to get up early tomorrow, I'll see a late movie tonight.
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Question 2 Explanation: 
If I didn't have to get up early tomorrow, I'd see a late movie tonight.
Question 3
My mother's cooking is more better than mine.
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Question 3 Explanation: 
My mother's cooking is better than mine.
Question 4
He'll probably take the day off from work tomorrow.
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Question 5
Mary lets her son to stay out with his friends until 11 PM.
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Question 5 Explanation: 
Mary lets her son stay out with his friends until 11 PM.
Question 6
My son will have graduated from college by 2014.
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Question 7
She weared a lovely green dress to the Christmas party last week.
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Question 7 Explanation: 
She wore a lovely green dress to the Christmas party last week.
Question 8
Jenna is the friendliest person we ever meet.
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Question 8 Explanation: 
Jenna is the friendliest person we've ever met.
Question 9
Jackie wishes she hadn't dyed her hair blue.
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Question 10
We're thinking to study abroad next semester.
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Question 10 Explanation: 
We're thinking of studying abroad next semester.
Question 11
This is the most expensive pair of jeans I've ever bought.
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Question 12
When David was a child, he was used to play baseball.
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Question 12 Explanation: 
When David was a child, he used to play baseball.
Question 13
There were so much people in the bus that we couldn't get a seat.
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Question 13 Explanation: 
There were so many people in the bus that we couldn't get a seat.
Question 14
When Robert will go to China, he'll visit the Great Wall.
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Question 14 Explanation: 
When Robert goes to China, he'll visit the Great Wall.
Question 15
I can't stand waiting in long lines at the bank.
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Question 16
My new computer is twice as fast as my old one.
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Question 17
I cut my finger while I was chopping the onions.
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Question 18
George has eaten Thai food for the first time last week.
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Question 18 Explanation: 
George ate Thai food for the first time last week.
Question 19
Andrew wishes he is taller.
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Question 19 Explanation: 
Andrew wishes he were taller.
Question 20
I'm used to cold weather.
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