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Grammar Errors Worksheet One

Printable Worksheet by Sally Jennings

Every statement below has at least one grammatical error. Circle the error(s) and write a correct version of the statement below
each incorrect statement. Where there are two sentences together, combine the two sentences to make one sentence.
The new statement should have the same meaning as the original statement. You may add words, remove words, change
the word order, or use another form of the same word. Some statements need many changes, and there is more than one right answer.
When you are finished, you should have twenty correct sentences.

    1. Bob went over to the counter, lifted the lid of the dish, and took a candy. Two times.
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    2. Sherry's umbrella was within the car, so her coat got very soaking wet in the rain.
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    3. The lawyer knew what the changes being made by the committee were.
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    4. Every day use of the cleaner will cause harm to come to your hands.
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    5. Up until Judy had married, she lived all the time with her parents.
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    6. Already, Mary had come with conclusions of her own about the theft.
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    7. Nowhere on the packaging's insert had Jill noticed the instructions for the application of the adhesive.
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    8. Few people realized how eagerly Carol was to get married, they were surprised.
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    9. Coming away from the convention hall, the car hit the speed bumps very hard because of how a driver was driving.
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    10. All the time Bill was resting because his foot was so injured he could not walk very good.
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    11. Playing a prank, the bridge now had a car placed high up in it's towers by the engineering students.
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    12. Up until the twenty-fourth of November, students can join the club for free but after that their is a minor charge.
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    13. Already everyone knew Marion was getting married even if she was not telling them about it.
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    14. Twice the normal quantity of reading was assigned today, so Martin would have very small time left over
    for using video games.
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    15. Larry knew it was wrong what they were doing, but he did not understand why it was wrong.
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    16. Once, Matthew went to opera, but he did not know about the words they were singing.
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    17. Dave was so sure the tires he bought were best quality. He said to Larry to get these same new tires.
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    18. Until now, Shelly was never making any clothes. She wants to learn how.
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    19. The crowd come closer to the front of the building and takes a better look at the falling wall.
    It came down sometime in the night.
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    20. When Sandra and Bill once came home, there was water running all over there basement,
    due to a pipe leaking in the underneath of the shower. How messy.
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