Common errors in the use of nouns

noun

Noun & Case

Incorrect: My friend’s father’s brother is a lawyer.

Correct: The brother of my friend’s father is a layer.

Incorrect: Mohans’ eyes reflect a hope for a better future in a software company.

Correct: Mohan’s eyes reflect a hope for a better future in a software company.

Incorrect: The chair’s leg is broken

Correct: The leg of chair is broken

Incorrect: The government is not aware of the poor’s problems.

Correct: The government is not aware of the problems of the poor.

Correct word

Incorrect: I am learning a new poetry.

Correct: I am learning a new poem.

Poetry means poems collectively.

Incorrect: He put your sign here.

Correct: He put your signature here.

Note:- sign is  verb and signature is Noun

my/your/our/their/his/her के बाद Noun का ही use  होता है

Incorrect: My English is very weak.

Correct: I am very weak in English.

 Noun & Number

 Incorrect: Her hairs are grey.

Correct: Her hair is grey.

 Incorrect: We have received no informations about the accident.

Correct: We have received no information about the accident.

Incorrect: people say that the police is investigating the case

Correct: people say that the police are investigating the case

Incorrect: I heard these news in the morning.

Correct: I heard this news in the morning.

Incorrect: I saw many sheeps and deers in the jungle.

Correct:    I saw many sheep and deer in the jungle.

Incorrect: He gave me his advices on this project.

Correct: He gave me his advice on this project.

Incorrect: The porter demanded fifty rupees to carry my luggages.

Correct: The porter demanded fifty rupees to carry my luggage.

 Incorrect: Our surrounding was pleasant.

Correct: Our surroundings were pleasant.

( surroundings is always plural)

Incorrect: All his furnitures have been sold.

Correct: All his furniture has been sold.

(furniture is UCN and UCN is always singular and takes singular verbs)

Incorrect: I have many works to do.

Correct: I have much work to do.

 Incorrect: Rice are the staple food of Indians.

Correct: Rice is the staple food of Indians.

(Rice is a UCN)

 Incorrect: I had gone market to buy vegetable.

Correct: I had gone market to buy vegetables.

Incorrect: Very few peoples are smart.

Correct: Very few people are smart.

 Noun & Gender

Incorrect: The audience is requested to be in its seat.

Incorrect: The audience is requested to be in its seats.

Incorrect: The audience are requested to be in its seats.

Correct: The audience are requested to be in their seats.

 Incorrect: Parents must pay attention to the bringing of his children.

Correct: Parents must pay attention to the bringing of their children

Incorrect: Every student should respect their teachers

Correct: Every student should respect his teachers

Numeral & pair Noun

Incorrect: I have two pairs of shoes.

Correct: I have two pair of shoes .

Incorrect: I have two hundreds rupees only

Correct: I have two hundred rupees only

 Incorrect: I have a pair of trouser.

Correct: I have a pair of trousers.

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Countable & Uncountable Nouns
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