Common Mistakes in English - وبلاگ تخصصی زبان انگلیسی

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Common Mistakes in English

In this Blog Post I decided to write about common mistakes those persons whose mother tongue is not English usually use these wrong forms of talking that is not correct form in English.


Using the wrong preposition (of, at, with, in, on, from, into, by, to)

Afraid of, not from

Don’t say: Laura is afraid of the dog

Say: Laura is afraid of the dog


Arrived at, not to

Don’t say: we arrived to the village at night

Say: we arrived at the village at night


Carful of, with or about, not for

Don’t say: Elk’s very carful for her health

Say: Elk’s very carful of / about her health

Or you should be more carful with your money


Different from, not than

Don’t say: my look is different than yours

Say: my look is different from yours

Preposition after certain words:

Have another look at this word…

Aim at

Carful of, with, about

Compose of

Conform to

Die of

Dressed in

 Fail in

Good at

Guard against

Tired of

Translate into

Similar to jealous of

Insist on

 Guilty of

Surprised at

Repent of

 Prefer to

Indifferent to

Congratulate on

Arrived at, in