10 Top Confusing IELTS Grammar Phrases for IELTS Aspirants
Some words or verbs that may confuse almost every IELTS aspirant. Such as Aim at, Angry with, Ashamed from, Believe in, Boast of, Careful of, Travel by, Arrive at, Complain about, Composed of.
Confusing IELTS Grammar Phrases
♦️ Aim at, not on or against.
❌ Don’t say: She aimed on (or against) the target.
✅ Say: She aimed at the target.
♦️ Angry with, not against.
❌ Don’t say: The teacher was angry against him.
✅ Say: The teacher was angry with him.
♦️ Ashamed of, not from.
❌ Don’t say: He’s now ashamed from his conduct.
✅ Say: He’s now ashamed of his conduct.
♦️ Believe in, not to.
❌ Don’t say: We believe to God.
✅ Say: We believe in God.
♦️ Boast of or about, not for.
❌ Don’t say: James boasted for his strength.
✅ Say: James boasted of (or about) his strength.
♦️ Careful of, with or about, not for.
❌ Don’t say: Elke’s very careful for her health.
✅ Say: Elke’s very careful of/about her health.
♦️ Travel by train, etc., not with the train, etc.
❌ Don’t say: He travelled with the train yesterday.
✅ Say: He travelled by train yesterday.
♦️ Arrive at, not to.
❌ Don’t say: We arrived to the village at night.
✅ Say: We arrived at the village at night.
♦️ Complain about, not for.
❌ Don’t say: Annette complained for the weather.
✅ Say: Annette complained about the weather.
♦️ Composed of, not from.
❌ Don’t say: Our class is composed from thirty students.
✅ Say: Our class is composed of thirty students.
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