TOIEC Error Recognition Test

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The correct answer is WORST. It must be a superlative instead of a comparative, as there are more than two things being compared here.

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Although this word is sometimes heard after DIFFERENT, the correct preposition is FROM.

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This is incorrect because it should be: READY BY FIVE O'CLOCK.

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This should be LAST not LEAST.

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The answer should be with a different preposition which follows DEALS: DEALS WITH.

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This should read PHASING, to keep it as a parallel structure with NOT AGREEING. It is a participle, not a verb tense.

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A LITTLE means that some attention was given, which has no negative connotation; LITTLE is the correct answer. LITTLE means not much, which gives the sentence its correct negative connotation.

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This is a noun which has 'become' an adjective to modify ELEMENTS, and there are very few adjectives which end in -S.

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The correct answer should be DELAYED BUYING. An infinitive was used instead of a gerund. DELAYED is a verb that is followed by the -ing Gerund.

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Both SATISFIED and DISSATISFIED are followed by the preposition WITH, e.g. Are you satisfied with this answer?

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Don't put two MODAL verbs together like this. The correct structure is MIGHT COST.

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The double negative WASN'T NEVER is not correct. It should be either WAS NEVER or WASN'T EVER.

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There is faulty parallelism here; BLEND IN is a two-word verb, and what follows should be the same structure. The correct answer should be: BLEND IN RATHER THAN STAND OUT.

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The object form US is needed after the verb ADVISED: Our lawyer advised us to request.

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Right! The correct form should be SHIP in the infinitive phrase HOW TO SHIP.

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Use the preposition FROM after the verb TO PREVENT.

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DRASTICALLY is an adverb, but what is needed is an adjective. DRASTIC is the correct form of the word.

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