Daily Grammar

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 09-10-2018

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 09-10-2018 1a. The lawyer has covet admiration for corrupt politicians. (No) The lawyer has covert admiration for corrupt politicians. (Yes) 1b. Do not covert your friend's property. (No) ... Read More...

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 08-10-2018

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 08-10-2018 1a. The boy performed well and we all clapped for him. (No*) The boy performed well and we all clapped him. (Yes) 1b. That leader failed his people and they demanded for his res... Read More...

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 07-10-2018

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 07-10-2018 1a. The boy is regrettable of his actions. (No) The boy is regretful of his actions. (Yes) 1b. That our leaders are incompetent is regretful. (No) That our leaders are incompet... Read More...

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 06-10-2018

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 06-10-2018 1a. Please, I want to drop at Tanke. (No) Please, I want to alight at Tanke. (Yes) Please, drop me off at Tanke. (Yes) 1b. The tourists enjoyed their trip in the luxurious bus.... Read More...

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 05-10-2018

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 05-10-2018 1a. It is not fair to make cleaners work with bear hands. (No) It is not fair to make cleaners work with bare hands. (Yes) 1b. What name do you bare now? (No) What name do you ... Read More...

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 04-10-2018

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 04-10-2018 1a. Peace will only founder in the absence of justice. (No) Peace will only flounder in the absence of justice. (Yes) 1b. The ship of his financial life has begun to flounder be... Read More...

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 03-10-2018

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 03-10-2018 1a. The fine painting was done on canvass. (No) The fine painting was done on canvas. (Yes) 1b. This is the period politicians desperately canvas our votes. (No) This is the pe... Read More...

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 02-10-2018

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 02-10-2018 1a. Can you sport the error in that sentence? (No) Can you spot the error in that sentence? (Yes) 2b. The lady looks beautiful when she spots a red dress. (No) The lady looks b... Read More...

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 01-10-2018

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 01-10-2018 1a. Please, smoothen my clothes in the wardrobe. (No) Please, smooth my clothes in the wardrobe. (Yes) 1b. Don't rough my books! (No) Don't roughen my books! (Yes) ("Smooth" i... Read More...

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 30-09-2018

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 30-09-2018 1a. When the consultant apprised the property, the agents realised they struck a good deal. (No) When the consultant appraised the property, the agents realised they struck a goo... Read More...

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 29-09-2018

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 29-09-2018 1a. I scanned your company profile to know what you actually do. (No) I skimmed/read your company profile to know what you actually do. (Yes) 1b. If you skim the minutes of our ... Read More...

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 28-09-2018

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 28-09-2018 1a. It is good to have members of the family altogether here again. (No) It is good to have members of the family all together here again. (Yes) 1b. It is all together disappoin... Read More...