There are a lot of common errors in English can be encountered among my students, friends, colleagues and other Malaysians basically. Sometimes, I don't have the heart to tell them upfront as it might hurt their feelings. Besides, I don't want them to think that 'I think I'm too good' because I'm not that good and still learning. Hopefully, this blog will help us to correct our errors so that we can practise good & standard English together.
Saturday, 26 November 2011
'as follows' should always be 'as follows'...
and not 'as follow', whether the subject is singular or plural.
For example: (not "for examples")
The diagram is as follows: (CORRECT) The diagrams are as follow: (WRONG) The diagrams are as follows: (CORRECT)