× Let me help you to doyour work.
√Let me help you withyour work.
× I recommend you to take a long vacation.
√I recommend thatyou take a long vacation.
× Cometo here.
× The sun rises from the East.
√The sun rises inthe East.
× The thief got in from the window.
√The thief got in throughthe 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 againstfire?
× I have no house to live.
√I have no house to live in.
× What a dirty face! Lookat the mirror.
√What a dirty face! Lookin the mirror.
× This is the key of my room.
√This is the key tomy room.
× I am going to take a two-year course ofEnglish.
√I am going to take a two-year course inEnglish.
× The last bus leaves at eleven o'clock. It's abouteleven now, Hurry!
√The last bus leaves at eleven o'clock. It's nearly(almost) eleven now, Hurry!
× Leaveyour hand fromthe end of the wire.
√Let go ofthe end of the wire.
× Keep the right.
√Keep to the right.
× It is not of onlyyour business.
√It is none of your business.
× Different from me, she is proficient in English.
√Unlikeme, she is proficient in English.
× Lend me some money, for instance500 dollars, Monika.
√Lend me some money, say500 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 howI 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. Itis why I was late.
√There was a traffic accident on my way here. Thatis why I was late.
× hey didn't understand my mind.
√They didn't understand what I was thinking.
× Neither they nor I areto blame for this mistake.
√Neither they nor I am to blame for this mistake.
× Anywherewill do.
√Any placewill 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 boyfriendin Fair Avenue yesterday morning.
× Don't expect metoo 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 veryfriendly.
√He treated me in a friendly way.
× This is where you mistake.
√This is where you are mistaken.
× My brother has been busy in preparingfor his final examination.
√My brother has been busy preparingfor his final examination.
× Laura has spent half a day to reviseher lessons.
√Laura has spent a half dayrevisingher lessons.
× I am used towatchtelevision with the light on.
√I am used towatchingtelevision with the light on.
× After dinner, my mother suggested to gofor a walk.
√After dinner, my mother suggested goingfor a walk.
× The government is considering the possibility to builda new airport in London.
√The government is considering the possibility of buildinga 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 dangeras the knife-wielding madman was running amok in the kindergarten.
× Your coat is broken.
√Your coat is torn.
× Susan didn't make afault anyway.
√Susan didn't make amistake anyway.
× May Iborrowyour phone?
√May I useyour phone?
× He becomes better.
× It was still brightoutside.
√It was stilllight outside.
× Commonstudents in U.S. don't wear a uniform.
√The averagestudents in U.S. don't wear a uniform.
× Who cookedthis salad?
√Who madethis salad?
× Let meexamineyour pulse.
√Let me feel your pulse.
× I forget my hat in the house.
√I leftmy hat in the house.
× Did you attendcollege?
√Did you go tocollege?
× His temperature went down.
√His temperature camedown.
× Today's newspapershas his articles on HongKong.
√Today's newspaperscarrieshis articles on HongKong.
× You'llhave a cold if you sleep with your window open.
√You'llcatch a coldif you sleep with your window open.
× I visited herill mother in the hospital.
√I visited hersickmother in the hospital.
× She wasfirst prize.
√She took first prize.
× Helost consciousnessfor a long time.
√Hewas unconsciousfor a long time.
× He made a world record.
√He seta world record.
× Her marriagewas happy.
√Hermarried lifewas happy.
× I'll visit mynative placefor the first time in ten years this summer.
√I'll visit mybirth place for the first time in ten years this summer.
× Is this seatempty?
√Is this seat taken?
× Iknow his face.
√I know himby sight.
× My watchdoesn't move at all. I must get it checked up.
√My watch isn't running, I must get it checked up.