C1 Advanced Problems

C1 Advanced Errors 9

See if you can correct these mistakes (the solutions are below)

Mistakes

One of them have already took a vacation for one month

She got used to went to the day care

That were 2 great trips

I'd like travelling by car

 

Solutions

One of them has already taken a vacation for one month

She got used to going to the day care

get/be + used to + verbing’

‘Used to + infinitive’

Those were 2 great trips

this/these that/those

I'd like to travel by car

Would like + to

 

Mistakes

The garden is no more beautiful

We didn't want to discharge nothing

At the ground floor

Some parts of the house are made by wood

I asked this question of London

We are experts on GLP

They spend a lot of money for their pets

I tried sushi a few times to see if I agree them

 

Solutions

The garden isn’t beautiful anymore

We didn't want to discharge anything

On the ground floor

Some parts of the house are made of wood

Made of + material

I asked this question about London

We are experts in GLP

To be an expert in something

They spend a lot of money on their pets

Spend money on something

I tried sushi a few times to see if I liked it

 

Mistakes

Yesterday a sponsor send me a message

Which is a disease of calves

I don't know what could be happened

He made this house very hospital

I will search an image

There was a bed but there is no now

They comes out only in the evening when the sun goes down

 

Solutions

Yesterday a sponsor sent me a message

Which is a disease which affects calves

I don't know what could have happened

He made this house very hospitable

I will search for an image

There was a bed, but now there is not. There was a bed, but there isn’t one now.

They only come out in the evening when the sun goes down

 

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