100 IELTS tips

Common mistakes in English

Common mistakes in English

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Common mistakes in English

Accuse of, not for.

Don’t say: He accuse the man for breaking the windows.

Say: He accused the man of breaking the windows.

Afraid of, not from.

Don’t say: She is afraid from the cat.

Say: She is afraid of the cat.

Angry with, not angry of

Don’t say: Alex was angry of me.

Say: Alex was angry with me.


We get angry with a person, but we get angry at a thing.

For example: He was angry at the weather / not angry with the weather.

Arrive at, not to.

Don’t say: They arrived to the town   in the evening.

Say: They arrived at the town in the



Arrive in is used with countries and large cities.


John arrived in Los Angeles last night.

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