错：This is my lover.（有情人，情妇的含义）
对：This is my girlfriend.
错：The new office is very wide.
对：The new office is very spacious.
错：I got this computer from bargain.
对：I got this computer on sale.
错：He’s so interesting.
对：He’s so funny.
错：I like heavy coffee.
对：I like strong coffee.
对：Can I get a discount?
错：He is emotional.（情绪化）
对：He is sensitive.
错：I got it without money.
对：I got it for free.
错：It’s our first time to meet.
对：We’ve never met before.
错：I want to play with my friends tonight.
对：I want to hang out / go out with my friends tonight.
错：She came here newly.
对：She’s new here.
错：I make my face.
对：I put on my makeup.
错：He drank all of his soup.
对：He ate all of his soup.
错：I can’t find my keys somewhere.
对：I can’t find my keys anywhere.
错：I was waiting by 3:00.
对：I was waiting until 3:00.
错：How many chocolates do you have? (特指单独包装的巧克力块）
对：How much chocolate do you have?
错：Could you borrow some money to me?
对：Could you lend some money to me?
错：I mistook him.
对：I mistake him for someone else.
错：That TV show is tired.
对：I’m tired of that TV show.
错：How do you think?
对：What do you think?
错：Which do you select?
对：Which do you choose?
错：What is your job?
对：What do you do for a living?
错：I’ll receive my salary next week.
对：I’ll get paid next week.
错：Get on the car.
对：Get in the car.
错误：get in the bus.
对：get on the bus.
错:：He is in good condition.
对：He is in good shape.
错：It’s very far.
对：It’s very remote.
错: His temperature went down.
对: His temperature came down.
错: Today’s newspapers have his articles.
对: Today’s newspapers carry his articles.
错: Give me some money, if you have.
对: Give me some money, if you have any.
错: You’ll have a cold if you sleep with your window open.
对: You’ll catch a cold if you sleep with your window open.
错: He was talking in a high voice.
对: He was talking loud.
错: How do you think about Beijing?
对: What do you think about Beijing?
错: Please wait outside the white line.
对: Please wait behind the white line.
错: Is your house insured for fire?
对: Is your house insured against fire?
错: She was first prize.
对: She took first prize.
错: Last night I didn’t keep my diary.
对: Last night I didn’t write anything in my diary.
错: The train was late about an hour.
对: The train was about an hour late.
错: 10 reasons why cat is a better pet than dog.
对: 10 reasons why cats are better pets than dogs.
错: How many letters do you know?
对: How many characters do you know?
错: What a dirty face! Look at the mirror.
对: What a dirty face! Look in the mirror.
错: He cannot read and write.
对: He cannot read or write.
错: Where is here?
对: Where are we?
错: Most Westerners have high noses.
对: Most Westerners have long noses.
错: There was a traffic accident on my way here. It is why I was late.
对: There was a traffic accident on my way here. That is why I was late.
错: Her marriage is happy.
对: Her marriage life is happy.
错: Where is my shoe?
对: Where are my shoes?
错: Is this seat empty?
对: Is this seat taken?
错: This is the key of my room.
对: This is the key to my room.
错: It’s a novel of three volumes
对: It’s a novel in three volumes.
错: She married old.
对: She married late in life.
错: History repeats.
对: History repeats itself.
错: The steak is soft.
对: The steak is tender.
错: This new book will be sold well.
对: This new book will sell well.
错: Give me a phone.
对: Give me a phone call.
错: I don’t know what did he say.
对: I don’t know what he said.
错: Could you tell me why are you late every day?
对: Could you tell me why you are late every day?
错: I’m a public servant.
对: I work for the government.
错: Today is hot.
对: It is hot today.
错: Don’t make the office out of order.
对: Don’t leave the office in a mess.