IELTS Grammar Mistakes (Adjectives)

In each of the following pairs of sentences, one sentence is correct, and the other is wrong. Choose the correct sentence.

1. a) From the two he is clever. / b) He is the cleverer of the two.

2. a) From the three he is more clever. / b) He is the cleverest of the three.

3. a) Of the two plans this is the best. / b) Of the two plans this is the better.

4. a) This is a worth seeing sight. / b) This is a sight worth seeing.

5. a) He had leave of four days. / b) He had four days’ leave.

6. a) It was so heavy a box that I could not lift it. / b) It was so heavy box that I could not lift it.

7. a) He is the best player in the team. / b) He is best player in the team.

8. a) He lives in the Tokyo. / b) He lives in Tokyo.

9. a) Gold is precious. / b) The gold is precious.

10. a) What a fun! / b) What fun!

11. a) None of the girls had brought their books. / b) None of the girls had brought her books.

12. a) Much effort brings its reward. / b) Much efforts bring their reward.

Answer Key

1. b), 2. b), 3. b), 4. b), 5. b), 6. a), 7. a), 8. b), 9. a), 10. b), 11. b), 12. a)

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