Practice until you can read the text
without saying any of the unwanted words.
- He never did wore.
Remove the auxilliary verb.
after auxilliary verbs, the main verb takes the present tense
(Infinitive without "to" and without conjugation).
Eg: Does she have a car? (Not: Does she has a car? )
We don't see auxilliary verbs after 'never' or most frequency adverbs.
The main verb here to wear is in the past form.
After an auxiliary verb the main verb takes the form of the bare infinitive.
Also notice that auxiliary verbs are not used after
such as never.
They are commonly used in question forms and some statement forms use them for emphasis.
even so is used to add a clause that seems to contradict the previous sentence of clause. To include another item
on a list we use simply 'so'.
- He was so fond of white although he was known as Linen Cook.
Although' must be removed from this sentence.Although is used to show some surprise or conflict but
here we are explaining a logical reason for something. We use that
- He gave it up a sporting chance.
To give up phrasal verb = To quit or stop doing something that you do regularly.
Here we need give
Give (not give up)
- Even /even so
It was so difficult that even John could not do it.
(John is usually able to do most things)
He was the smallest boy in class, but even so, he was able to lift more than anyone else.
Wouldn't have eat
Without have. If we use have we need have eaten.
have eat = have eaten. (remove)
- Even / even if
even if /
even. What is the difference between even and even if?
Refuse + infinitive with to = Refuse to work.
Refuse + personal pronoun. Eg: He refused them right of way.
- Had been attacking / had attacked
The past perfect continuous uses been + -ing.
The past perfect uses have/had + past participle.
- He ... him
He refused him. Is it ever possible to use both 'he' and 'him'
in the same sentence to refer
to the same person? You can say 'He did that himself.
But here the word 'him' must be removed.
- Instead / Instead of
NOT (instead of)
- Do something else instead.
- instead of that, try this.
- Anything produced / anything which was produced.