TAILIEUCHUNG - Common erros in English part 12

Tham khảo tài liệu 'common erros in english part 12', ngoại ngữ, toefl - ielts - toeic phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả | PARTICIPLES Compare also the paragraphing of speech. See INVERTED COMMAS. paralyse paralyze Both spellings are correct. paralysis paraphernalia parent not perant parenthesis singular parentheses plural See FOREIGN PLURALS. parliament parliamentary parrafin Wrong spelling. See paraffin. partake or participate PARTAKE to share with others especially food and drink PARTICIPATE to join in an activity to play a part in They PARTOOK solemnly of lamb herbs and salt. Will you be able to PARTICIPATE in the firm s pension scheme partener Wrong spelling. See partner. participles Participles help to complete some tenses. Present participles end in -ing I am COOKING. They were WASHING. You would have been CELEBRATING. 155 PARTICLE Past participles generally end in -d or -ed but there are many exceptions I have LABOURED. You are AMAZED. It was HEARD. We should have been INFORMED. Care needs to be taken with the irregular forms of the past participle. They can be checked with a good dictionary. to choose chosen to teach taught to begin begun The past participle is the word that completes the construction having been. Participles can also be used as verbal adjectives that is as describing words with a lot of activity suggested a HOWLING baby a DESECRATED grave As verbal adjectives they can begin sentences HOWLING loudly the baby woke everyone up. DESECRATED with graffiti the tombstone was a sad sight. Take care that the verbal adjective describes an appropriate noun or pronoun. A mismatch can result in unintended hilarity. See AMBIGUITY v . particle particular 156 PEDAL OR PEDDLE particularly particular ly partner not partener passed or past Use these exemplar sentences as a guide You PASSED me twice in town yesterday. In the PAST women had few rights. In PAST times women had few rights. I walk PAST your house every day. passenger not passanger past See PASSED or past . pastime not -tt- payed Wrong spelling. See paid. payment not paiment See ADDING ENDINGS iu . peace or piece .