中国人英语表达常见错误-6

 Chinese style: Edward never went to a party, so did David.
American style: Edward never went to a party, neither did David.
Chinese style: I will go but I have not finished my homework too.
American style: I will go but I have not finished my homework yet.
Chinese style: She is yet talking on the phone.
American style: She is still talking on the phone.
Chinese style: Michelle is working hardly for the test.
American style: Michelle is working hard for the test.
Chinese style: Veronica is a hard student.
American style: Veronica is a hard-working student
Chinese style: He worked enough hard that he finally became a billionaire.
American style: He worked so hard that he finally became a billionaire.
Chinese style: We have never been to so a nice place.
American style: We have never been to such a nice place.
Chinese style: We have got such much to do but only so many hours in a day.
American style: We have got so much to do but only so many hours in a day.
Chinese style: The old man was walking towards the entrance although it had closed slowly.
American style: The old man was walking slowly towards the entrance although it had closed.
Chinese style: He has completed the course satisfactory.
American style: He has completed the course satisfactorily.
Chinese style: My sister treats the baby motherly.
American style: My sister treats the baby in a motherly way.
Chinese style: Please give me a detail description of the robbery.
American style: Please give me a detailed description of the robbery.
Chinese style: I want to know the detail of the plan.
American style: I want to know the details of the plan.
Chinese style: It was a long time before when I met her for the first time.
American style: It was a long time ago when I met her for the first time.
Chinese style: She has not told him her name ago.
American style: She has not told him her name before.
Chinese style: Judy, as well as Joel, play the piano.
American style: Judy, as well as Joel, plays the piano.
Chinese style: It is me who won the first prize last year.
American style: It is I who won the first prize last year.
Chinese style: The standard of living of Singapore people are reasonably high.
American style: The standard of living of Singapore people is reasonably high.
Chinese style: I like apple.
American style: I like apples.
Chinese style: An American old couple visited him last week.
American style: An old American couple visited him last week.
Chinese style: Ball games is my hobby.
American style: Ball games are my hobby.
Chinese style: Ten thousand dollars are a large sum of money.
American style: Ten thousand dollars is a large sum of money.
Chinese style: Five years are much too long for me. I cannot wait.
American style: Five years is much too long for me. I cannot wait.
Chinese style: The clerk and typist have been with this company for two years.
American style: The clerk and typist has been with this company for two years.
Chinese style: The manager and the secretary was out.
American style: The manager and the secretary were out.
Chinese style: Neither they nor I are to blame for this mistake.
American style: Neither they nor I am to blame for this mistake.
Chinese style: Either of you have given me the gift.
American style: Either of you has given me the gift.
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