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Grammar Errors Worksheet Three - Choose the Correct Sentence

by Sally Jennings

In each pair of sentences below, one sentence is correct and one sentence is incorrect. Below each incorrect sentence write an X and the incorrect word or words. If the sentence is correct, write "Correct" on the line. An example has been done for you.

Example:
Lisa will have a good time at the club tonight, to dance with all the nice guys. X to dance Lisa will have a good time at the club tonight, dancing with all the nice guys. Correct
1.	I think if you cannot buy food to eat then you are not working enough.
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I think you cannot buy food to eat then you are not working enough. ___________________________________________________________________________________
2. They are wanting to buy a new home, and may have to borrow some money. ___________________________________________________________________________________
They want to buy a new home, and may have to borrow some money. ___________________________________________________________________________________
3. I wonder what to do, but I didn't know. ___________________________________________________________________________________
I was wondering what to do, but I didn't know. ___________________________________________________________________________________
4. Someday I want to live in a lovely house, marry a wonderful husband, and have some bright kids. ___________________________________________________________________________________
Someday I want to live in a lovely house, a wonderful husband, and some bright kids. ___________________________________________________________________________________
5. The first one to the shore in the boat was being proclaimed the winner. ___________________________________________________________________________________
The first one to the shore in the boat was proclaimed the winner. ___________________________________________________________________________________
6. The students may have written the test differently if they had known the rules. ___________________________________________________________________________________
The students might have written the test differently if they had known the rules. ___________________________________________________________________________________
7. When Bob was going over the essay in class, he noticed a comma missed and a period, and words were out of order. ___________________________________________________________________________________
When Bob was going over the essay in class, he noticed it was missing a comma and a period, and words were out of order. ___________________________________________________________________________________
8. Which of the two men whom was seen in the store was the robber? ___________________________________________________________________________________
Which of the two men who was seen in the store was the robber? ___________________________________________________________________________________
9. A few of the animals were wild cats, some of whom were vicious, but fortunately, they had just eaten. ___________________________________________________________________________________
A few of the animals were wild cats, some of which were vicious, but fortunately, they had just eaten. ___________________________________________________________________________________
10. The man in a red shirt, who was into the store at noon yesterday, is running down the street. ___________________________________________________________________________________
The man in a red shirt, who came in the store at noon yesterday, is running down the street. ___________________________________________________________________________________

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