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Longman Dictionary of Common Errors

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Source: Longman Dictionary of Common Errors by J.B. Heaton. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The deck might contain some OCR errors or some text could be missing but present in the original book. MY OTHER ANKI DECKS For more information, please see the Essential Idioms in English page. Nickolay <kelciour@gmail.com>

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Idx 1966
Keyword officer
Sub Entry Number 2
Type of Sentence
Error Sentence A British Airways officer told us that there was a delay.
Correct Sentence A British Airways official told us that there was a delay.
Cloze Error Sentence A British Airways [[officer]] told us that there was a delay.
Cloze Sentence A British Airways [[official]] told us that there was a delay.
Cloze Answer official
Choices officer | official
Explanation official = a person with a position of authority in an organization: 'WHO officials are monitoring the spread of the disease.'
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Idx 0269
Keyword apologize
Sub Entry Number 2
Type of Sentence
Error Sentence I apologize that I can't come to the wedding.
Correct Sentence I apologize for not being able to come to the wedding.
Cloze Error Sentence I apologize [[that I can't]] come to the wedding.
Cloze Sentence I apologize [[for not being able to]] come to the wedding.
Cloze Answer for not being able to
Choices that I can't | for not being able to
Explanation apologize (to sb ) for (doing ) sth: 'I'd like to apologize for causing you so much trouble.'
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Idx 2385
Keyword say
Sub Entry Number 4
Type of Sentence
Error Sentence In our next class we're going to say about pollution.
Correct Sentence In our next class we're going to talk about pollution.
Cloze Error Sentence In our next class we're going to [[say]] about pollution.
Cloze Sentence In our next class we're going to [[talk]] about pollution.
Cloze Answer talk
Choices say | talk
Explanation talk about a particular topic (NOT say about ): 'He refuses to talk about politics.' 'She's always talking about her father's health.'
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