TAILIEUCHUNG - Common erros in English part 14

Với nhiều từ vựng và cách thức giúp chúng ta hiểu rõ được nên sử dụng như thế nào cho đúng. Không chỉ thế đây còn là tài liệu giúp chúng ta sửa chữa các lỗi về văn phạm đơn giản nhất. | SHYLY I should work you singular would work he she it would work we should work you plural would work they would work The correct construction often needed in a formal letter is I SHOULD be grateful if you WOULD send me. In the sense of ought to use should in all cases I know I SHOULD apologise. You SHOULD write to your parents. She SHOULD understand if you explain. He SHOULD understand. We SHOULD repair the shed. You all SHOULD work harder. They SHOULD resign. shouldn t note the position of the apostrophe should of This is an incorrect construction. See could of. shriek not shreik See EI IE SPELLING RULE. shy shyer shyest Follows the -y rule. See ADDING ENDINGS iii . shyly exception to the -y rule See ADDING ENDINGS iii 185 SHYNESS shyness exception to the -y rule See ADDING ENDINGS iii . siege not -ei See EI IE SPELLING RULE. sieve See EI IE SPELLING RULE. sieze Wrong spelling. See seize. sight See cite sight or site . silent -e Also known as magic -e and mute -e. See adding endings ii . silhouette silicon or silicone SILICON element used in electronics industry SILICON chip SILICONE compound containing silicon and used in lubricants and polishes and in cosmetic surgery SILICONE implants similarly similar ly simile not similie A simile is a comparison usually beginning with like or as as if . You look as if you ve seen a ghost. Her hair was like silk. Compare metaphor. 186 SINGULAR OR PLURAL sincerely sincere ly not sincerly Note the punctuation required when sincerely is used as part of a complimentary close to a letter. Traditional layout Yours sincerely Aisling Hughes Fully blocked layout Yours sincerely Aisling Hughes singeing or singing singe ing singeing sing ing singing See soft c and soft g. singular or plural i Always match singular subjects with singular verbs. Always match plural subjects with plural verbs. The dog singular is barking singular . The dogs plural are barking plural . These pronouns are always singular everyone everybody everything anyone