5 common mistakes – part 1

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5 common mistakes – part 1

1. Leave for

Khi bạn rời khỏi 1 nơi để đi đến 1 nơi khác, ta dùng leave for, không dùng leave to.

Don’t say: I’m leaving to Hanoi tomorrow.
Say: I’m leaving for Hanoi tomorrow. (Mai tôi sẽ đi Hà Nội)

Don’t say: The plane leaves to London at 10 am.
Say: The plane leaves for London at 10 am. (Máy bay rời khỏi sân bay và bắt đầu bay đến Luân Đôn lúc 10 giờ sáng)

2. Similar to

Don’t say: Your house is similar with mine.
Say: Your house is similar to mine.

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3. It’s no use + -ing

Don’t say: It’s no use to cry like a baby.
Say: It’s no use crying like a baby.

4. Spend on

Don’t say: I spend a lot of time for my computer.
Say: I spend a lot of time on my computer.

5. Succeed in

Don’t say: I hope he’ll succeed at his work.
Say: I hope he’ll succeed in his work.