× 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.
× what a dirty face! look at the mirror.
√ what a dirty face! look in the mirror.
× this is the key of my room.
√ this is the key to my room.
× i am going to take a two-year course of english.
√ i am going to take a two-year course in english.
× the last bus leaves at eleven o'clock. it's about eleven now, hurry!
√ the last bus leaves at eleven o'clock. it's nearly (almost) eleven now, hurry!
× leave your hand from the end of the wire.
√ let go of the end of the wire.
× keep the right.
√ keep to the right.
× it is not of only your business.
√ it is none of your business.
× 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.
× neither they nor i are to blame for this mistake.
√ neither they nor i am to blame for this mistake.
× 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.