DAILY MOST IMPORTANT ENGLISH GRAMMAR RULE | DAY-29

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.

IMPORTANT RULES

 

1. Some nouns are used as plural nouns and always take a plural verb.

Cattle, gentry, peasantry, artillery, people, clergy, company, police.
Examples:
(a) The people are watching us.
(b) The police are in the house.
 
2. Use of ‘each other’ and ‘one another’ : ‘Each other’ is used when there are two subjects or objects and ‘one another’ when there are more than two.
Examples:
(a) Those five boys, who are playing football, hate one another.
(b) Sneha and Smita are the best friends; they always stand for each other.
 
3. Use of little, a little, the little: ‘Little’ means ‘hardly any’.
Examples:
(a) There is little hope of his coming back.
(b) A little knowledge is good for nothing.
(c) The little milk that is left in the container may be used for making tea.
 
4. ‘No sooner’ should be followed by ‘than’.
Example:
(a) No sooner had the singer entered the stage than the audience started to applause.
 
5. Words like ‘hour’, ‘honest’, ‘heir’, etc. take ‘an’ before them as they begin with a vowel sound.
Example:
(a) I have been watching television for an hour.

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