Daily Grammar

Daily Grammar – Week 15

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 07-06-2018 1a. My neighbour's son wiĺl be convocating this year. (No) My neighbour's son will be convoking this year. (Yes) (Perhaps because students are also involved in "matricul... Read More...

Daily Grammar – Week 14

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 31-05-2018 1a. I don't know anything about her whereabout. (No) I don't know anything about her whereabouts. (Yes) 1b. Bola's whereabouts is known to me. (Yes) Bola's whereabout... Read More...

Daily Grammar – Week 13

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 24-05-2018 1a. Divide this bread to four pieces. (No) Divide this bread into four pieces. (Yes) 1b. Don't break the ruler to pieces. (No) Don't break the ruler into pieces. (Yes... Read More...

Daily Grammar – Week 12

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 17-05-2018 1a. It has been raining continuously for the past one month. (No) It has been raining continually for the past one month. (Yes) 1b. Being a strong man, he can work conti... Read More...

Daily Grammar – Week 11

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 10-05-2018 1. You can not always do what you like. (No) You cannot always do what you like. (Yes) (The opposite of "can" is "cannot", a single word, meaning "not possible". The mea... Read More...

Daily Grammar – Week 10

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 03-05-2018 1a. He wanted to know the book I am reading. (No) He wanted to know the book I was reading (Yes). (Usually, if a part or clause of a sentence is in a tense, the other pa... Read More...

Daily Grammar – Week 9

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 26-04-2018 1. He looks happily today. (No) He looks happy today. (Yes) (The verbs, "feel", "seem", "look", "taste", "sound", "appear", "smell", etc. attract predicative adjectives,... Read More...

Daily Grammar – Week 8

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 19-04-2018 1. The wristwatch was made from gold. (No) The wristwatch was made of gold. (Yes) (The preposition used to introduce the material something is made of is "of". However, ... Read More...

Daily Grammar – Week 7

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 12-04-2018 1. This room requires more lightening. (No) This room requires more lightning. (No) This room requires more lighting. (Yes) ("Lighting" is the system or arrangement o... Read More...

Daily Grammar – Week 6

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 05-04-2018 1. Enter into the room and drop the bag there. (No) Enter the room and drop the bag there. (Yes) (To "enter" is to "go into a place"; it doesn't attract a preposition. T... Read More...

Daily Grammar – Week 5

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 29-03-2018 1. This shirt does not size me, give me another one. (No) This shirt does not fit me, give me another one. (Yes) This shirt is not my size, give me another one. (Yes) ... Read More...
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Daily Grammar – Week 4

DAILY GRAMMAR (DG) 22-03-2018 1a. The abducted girls have being released. (No) The abducted girls have been released. (Yes) 1b. The case is been investigated by the police. (No) The case is being ... Read More...