Common Errors

Noun Error Detection Rules and a Free Practice Set

Choose the correct options. It is an objective set on common noun errors to simplify your noun error detection rules.

1. Spring has her own charms and delights.

The Moon, The Earth, Nature, spring, car, city, country,… are nouns. When they are used to define beauty, gracefulness, and gentleness, we consider them Feminine Gender and use Singular Pronoun- she, her, and herself
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has her own

2. Kylie Jenner is the founder of Kylie Cosmetics.

The word “Founder” is masculine, while the word “foundress” is feminine.
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is the foundress of

3. Olivia is my lover. I have been dating her for 5 years.

The word “lover” is masculine, while the word “beloved” is feminine.
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is my beloved

4. Sophia is the host of the grand party tonight.

The word “host” is masculine, while the word “hostess” is feminine.
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is the hostess

5. The committee has appointed Emily as an instructor of the project.

The word “instructor” is applied for male, while the word “instructress” is for female.
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as an instructress

6. Finally, she has accepted that she is a murderer.

The word “murderer” is used for male, while the word “murderess” is for female.
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is a murderess

7. We are going to the movies tomorrow.

The word “the movies” denote to a plural noun
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The movies

8. Congratulations! You have done a remarkable job.

The word “congratulations” is always a plural noun with which we use plural verbs.
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Congratulations

9. Do you love to pair a white shirt with black trouser?

The word “trousers” are always a plural noun.
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black trousers

10. Can you bring one and a half kilo potatoes from the market?

It is always one and a half + plural noun.
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one and a half kilos

Download the free PDF of the noun error detection rules and objectives.

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