Daily Most important English Grammar Rule | Day-11

Daily Most important English Grammar Rule

If you just started learning English, you first need to know some basic rules of the language. Developing a solid foundation in English grammar will not only help you create your own sentences correctly but will also make it easier to improve your English language section. Here we are providing Daily top basic Grammar Rules of English Language to crack any competitive exams. 


  1. A Past Tense in main clause may be followed by a Present Tense in the subordinate clause when the subordinate clause expresses a universal truth.

Incorrect– Our teacher said that the earth moved round the sun.

Correct– Our teacher said that the earth moves round the sun.

  1. When the subordinate clause comes after ‘lest’, the auxiliary Verb ‘should’ must be used, whatever be the Tense of the Verb in the main clause.

Incorrect– We start early lest we shall miss the train.

Correct– We start early lest we should miss the train.

  1. An Adverb or Adverbial phrase should not be placed between ‘to’ and verbal part of,the infinitive. (This is called the split infinitive).

Incorrect– I hoped to immediately reply to your letter:

Correct– I hoped to reply immediately to your letter.

  1. An infinitive should be in the present tense unless it represents’ an action prior to that of the governing Verb.

Incorrect– I should have liked to have gone- there.

Correct– I should have liked to go there.

  1. Gerund if preceded by a Pr-o-noun, that Pronoun must be in Possessive case.

Incorrect – He emphasised me going there.

Correct– He emphasised my go-ing there.


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