Mistakes In The Use of Prepositions

Mistakes In The Use of Prepositions, Common Mistakes In The Use of Prepositions;

Mistakes In The Use of Prepositions



Correct:
George’s methods are different from yours.

Incorrect:
George’s methods are different than yours.

 

Correct:
There are more than 200 clients there.

Incorrect:
There are over 200 clients there.

 

Correct:
Our company is ashamed of him.

Incorrect:
Our company is ashamed for him.

 

Correct:
Mary is married to a doctor.

Incorrect:
Mary is married with a doctor.

 

Correct:
It has been snowing since Saturday.

Incorrect:
It has been snowing from Saturday.

 

Correct:
She was afraid of dogs.

Incorrect:
She was afraid from dogs.

 

Correct:
His car is superior to mine.

Incorrect:
His car is superior than mine.




 

Correct:
John failed in chemistry last week.

Incorrect:
John failed from chemistry last week.

Correct:
You can insure against theft.

Incorrect:
You can insure for theft.

 

Correct:
We went on a trip last month.

Incorrect:
We went in a trip last month.

 

Correct:
George invests her money in the stock market.

Incorrect:
George invests her money on the stock market.

 

Correct:
My birthday is in September.

Incorrect:
My birthday is on September.

 

Correct:
His name was inscribed in the book.

Incorrect:
His name was inscribed by the book.

 

Correct:
John was just in time to catch the taxi.

Incorrect:
John was just on time to catch the taxi.

 

Correct:
Mary feels superior to everybody else.

Incorrect:
Mary feels superior than everybody else.

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