English proverbs and common mistakes in english

    • English proverbs and common mistakes in english

      hi boys and girls
      uncle maistre is back
      well today i am here to give u some useful information insted of the crap i post all the time
      well today i am not gona post a topic
      but insted i ll show u some common mistakes made in english , especially with new learners
      1/dont say : the man was absorbed at his work
      say: the man was absorbed in his work
      2/ dont say: he accused the man for stealing
      say: he accused the man of stealing

      3/ dont say:i am accustomed with hot weather
      say: i am accustomed to hot weather
      4/ dont say : the girl is afraid from the dog
      say: the girl is afraid of the dog
      5/dont say : he aimed on (or against) the bird
      say: he aimed at the bird

      i gus five is enough for today
      i ll post more tomorow inshallah
      heres todays proverb

      Absence makes the heart grow fonder

      thank u all for taking the time to read

      urs maistre|a
    • thank u brother for this useful subject
      wating for another five from u
      good luck
      أكتب ما اشعر به وأقول ما أنا مؤمن به انقل هموم المجتمع لتصل الي المسئولين وفي النهاية كلنا نخدم الوطن والمواطن
    • Common english mistakes and proverbs

      |ahi boys and girls
      uncle maistre is back
      today i have another 5 common mistakes
      so sit tight and fasten ur seat belts and get ready for action

      1/ dont say : the teacher was angry against him
      say: the teacher was angry with him

      2/dont say :they are anxious for his health
      say:they are anxious bout his health

      3/dont say :we arrived to the village at night
      say: we arrived at the village at night

      4/ dont say : he is now ashamed from his conduct
      say : he is now ashamed of his conduct

      5/ dont say : christians believe to jesus christ
      say: christians believe in jesus christ

      well boys and girls here's ur five daily " common mistakes"

      today i am gona give out not only one proverb but three

      1/accidents will happen in the best regulated families

      2/actions speak louder than words

      3/ guns dont kill people , people kill people "DMX"

      well i did my part by pasing to u the information ur part is to read and learn
      tata for now
    • common mistakes in english

      salam 3alekom
      uncle maistre is back with today's common mistakes and english proverbs

      1/ dont say :she has benefited from the change
      say: she has benefited by the change

      2/dont say :he boasted for his riches
      say: he boasted of (or about)his riches

      3/dont say he is very careful for his health
      say:he is very careful of his health

      4/dont say : he came with the train yesterday
      say: he came by train yesterday

      5/dont say : many people complain for the heat
      say:many people complain of the heat

      6/dont say : our class is composed from thirty boys
      say; our class is composed of thirty boys

      7/dont say : i have great confidence to him
      say: i have great confidence in him

      8/ dont say : we must conform with the rules
      say; we must conform to the rules

      9/ dont say: i congratulate u for your success
      say; i congratulate you on your success

      10/ dont say : A year consists from twelve months
      say;A year consists of twelve months

      i have increased the number of examples as per the request of some of

      here r today's proverbs

      1/advice when most needed is least heeded
      2/ after a storm comes a calm
      3/ all are not thieves that dogs bark at
      4/all cats are grey in the dark
      5/ all good things come to an end

      by the way if any of u need explanations for the proverbs i am more then happy to post is

      catch u all laterz
    • Hei uncle Maistre.... how u doin?

      you know what? i don't think you got Miss spoon's point.... what she was telling you is that it's better to add your contributions related to the same topic under the main topic instead of splitting them like this... in other words go to the first post on this issue and add the rest under it through the icon that says reply to this topic...( الرد على هذا الموضوع).... so all will be in one since they are all on the same idea ....

      if you want i can do that for you

      what do you think?

      for further expalnation feel free to ask me
    • thanx for the tip

      hi there
      endurance thanx for the tip
      and sorry miss spoon i didnt get ur point when u told me about geathering all of them in one topic
      endurance can u plz do it for me coz i have no idea how to do it
      and can u plz teach me how to do stuff in the sa7a
      coz i am a bit lost on how things r done
      thank u sooo much for ur co-operation and helping me out

      heres todays common mistakes

      1/ dont say; the mountains are covered by snow
      say: the mountains are covered with snow

      2/dont say ; the man was cured from his illness
      say: the man was cured of his illness

      3/ dont say: it depends from him self
      say: it depends on (or upon)him self

      4/ dont say: he was deprived from the freedom
      say: he was deprived of his freedom

      5/dont say : many people have died from malaria
      say: many people have died of malaria

      6: dont say: my book is different then yours
      say: my book is different from yours

      7/dont say: i was disapointed from his work
      say: i was disapointed in his work

      8/dont say : i divided the cake in four parts
      say: i divided the cake into four parts

      9/dont say : i have no doubt for his ability
      say: i have no doubt of (or about)his ability

      10/dont say the women was dressed with black
      say : the women was dressed in black

      here is todays proverbs

      1/ All lay loads on a willing horse

      2/All roads lead to rome

      3/ All that glitters is not gold

      4/ All things are difficult before they are easy

      5/ All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy

      c ya next tommorow

      uncle maistre|a
    • uncle maistre is back

      salam 3alekom brothers and sisters

      abla endurance where r u
      u didnt replay wether u r gona help me in puting all the common mistakes under one topic
      plz let me know soon
      or teach me and i ll do it by my self

      heres today 's common mistakes

      1/ dont say : this is an exception of the rule
      say: this is an exception to the rule

      2/ dont say:they exchanged wheat by machinery
      say: they exchanged wheat for machinery

      3/dont say: he failed from mathematics last year
      say: he failed in mathematics last year

      4/dont say: the jar was full with(or from) oil
      say: the jar was full of oil

      5/dont say: i shall be glad to get rid from him
      say: i shall be glad to get rid of him

      6/dont say: i am glad from (or with) the news
      say: i am glad of (or about )the news

      7/dont say : my brother is good in mathematics
      say : my brother is good at mathematics

      8/ dont say : you must guard from bad habits
      say: you must guard against bad habits

      9/dont say: he was found guilty for murder
      say: he was found guilty of murder

      10/dont say : he is independent from his parents
      say: he is independent of his parents

      heres todays proverbs

      1/ any port is a storm
      2/appearances are deceptive
      3/The apples on the other side of the wall are the sweetest
      4/Art is long , life is short
      5/As well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb

      i hope u all like todays proverbs
      and in case any one doest understand the meaning of the proverb just let me know
      and i ll be more than happy to explain it to u

      uncle maistre|a
    • Hei everyone :D

      uncle Maistre, how u doin buddy? hope good
      seems like you are really enjoying it here very much.... and you know what?!!! we are really very glad to have you with us.... your presence is indeed being so important|a

      it's my pleasure to help you out with anything that you might need; yet take it easy 'cause we all faced the same kindda feeling of being lost and not knowing how presicelly things work out here .... but hei by time i assure you that everything will get clear to you.... how about that?!!!;) ok buddy

      i'll gather all your contributions related to the same topic together in one page so they look more neat and organized and then tell me how you feel about it.... deal?!! #d

      so long everyone|e
    • common mistakes and english proverbs

      salam 3alekom every one
      sorry for not posting for the last 2 days i was a bit busy with my studies , as u know i am doing charted accounting and i hav to put alot of work and time in my studies
      but i also have to keep my promiss by posting every day so that all of u benefit
      i wish u all happiness and success

      heres todays mistakes

      1/dont say: they are indifferent for politics
      say: they are indifferent to politics

      2/ dont say: he always insisted to his opinion
      say: he always insisted on his opinion

      3/dont say: she is not interested for her work
      say: she is not interested in her work

      4/dont say : he is very jealous from his brother
      say: he is very jealous of his brother

      5/dontsay: they are leaving to england soon
      say: they are leaving for england soon

      6/dont say: he lives from his brother's money
      say: he lives on his brother's money

      7/dont say : look to this beautiful picture
      say: look at this beautiful picture

      8/dont say : she was married with a rich man.
      say: she was married to a rich man

      9/dont say: their house is opposite from ours
      say:their house is opposite to ours

      10/dont say: will you pass from the post office?
      say: will you pass by the post-office?

      11/dont say: he plays regularly with that team
      say: he plays regularly for that team

      12/dont say: the teacher is pleased from me
      say:the teacher is pleased with me

      13/dont say: john is popular among his friends
      say: john is popular with his friends

      14/ dont say: i prefer a blue pen from a red one
      say: i prefer a blue pen to a red one

      15/ dont say :who presided in the last meeting?
      say: who presided at the last meeting

      16/dont say: he is very proud for his promotion
      say; he is very proud of his promotion

      17/dont say:we rejoiced for his success
      say: we rejoiced at (or in) his success

      18/dont say :are you related with him in any way?
      say" are you related to him in any way?

      19/dont say: he repented from his wrongdoing
      say: he repented of his wrongdoing

      20/dont say: are you satisfied from your marks?
      say: are you satisfied with your marks?

      heres todays proverbs

      1/As you make your bed, so you must lie in it

      2/ As you sow , so shall you reap

      3/Ask no questions and be told no lies

      4/Avoid a questioner,for he is also a tattler

      5/Bad news travel fast

      well i guss thats all for today
      have a nice day
      ur bro

      uncle maistre|a
    • new common mistakes

      salam 3alekom brothers and sisters|a
      how r u all today
      here's today's common mistakes

      1/ dont say:your book is not similar with mine
      say: your book is not similar to mine

      2/dont say :the teacher often sits on his desk
      say:the teacher often sits at his desk

      3/dont say:i spend alot of time for my stamps
      say:i spend a lot of time on my stamps

      4/dont say :i hope he will succeed at his work
      say: i hope he will succeed in his work

      5/dont say:this is superior from(or than)that
      say:this is superior to that

      6/dont say:i am quite sure for his honesty
      say:i am quite sure of his honesty

      7/dont say:we were surprised for his failure
      say:we were surprised at his failure

      8/dont say:i suspect him for stealing the pen
      say: i suspect him of stealing the pen

      9/dont say:he took his brother from the hand
      say:he took his brother by the hand

      10/dont say:the man tied the horse on a tree
      say: the man tied the horse to a tree

      here's todays proverbs

      1/A bad penny always comes back
      2/A bad shearer never had a good sickle
      3/a bad workman always blames his tools
      4/ the bait hides the hook
      5/barking dogs seldom bite

      ok guys and girls
      this is for today
      i ll roll out
      uncle maistre