Common errors in the use of nouns
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.
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
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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