如：“Since we cannot know what particular bit of knowledge a child will need in the future，it is senseless to force him to learn it.”，这句话中，him和it这两个代词都有明确的先行词，分别是a child和knowledge，因此句子的含义非常清楚。
误：Sometimes teachers will inform students of the heavy burden they have to bear.
正：Sometimes the teacher will inform students of the heavy burden he has to bear.
误：To keep the air clean, we must move the factories which give off poisonous gases to the countryside.
正：To keep the air clean, we must move the factories to the countryside if they give off poisonous gases.
误：Whether one enjoys or resents advertisements, we are actually bombarded with it every hour of the day.
正：Whether we enjoy or resent advertisements, we are actually bombarded with them every hour of the day.
1、误：Narrow streets easily cause to happen many traffic accidents.
正：narrow streets easily cause many traffic accidents. (to happen)
误：A great change has been taken place since then.
正：A great change has taken place since then.
误：But it may occur some new problems.
正：But some new problems may occur/arise.
误：Opportunities are only belonged to those who work hard.
正：Opportunities only belong to those who work hard.
2、误：The pace of our modern life is getting more faster and faster.
正：The pace of our modern life is getting faster and faster.
误：Electricity is the most important power in our daily life than other kinds of power.
正：Electricity is the most important power in our daily life.
误：Thus our city will be greatly beautiful than it is now.
正：Thus our city will be far more beautiful than it is now.
误：TV becomes an important part in our daily life. Because we cannot live without it.
正：TV becomes an important part in our daily life，because we cannot live without it.
误：One should improve his English，one should overcome difficulties in studies.
正：If one wants to improve his English，he should overcome difficulties in studies.
学生作文中用词搭配方面的错误也占有较大比例。曾经在一次作文阅卷中，近千篇作文在表达“上海交通越来越拥挤”这个意思时，几乎没有一篇用 heavier，大多数人用的是The traffic in Shanghai is getting more and more crowded，而traffic是不能与crowded搭配的。
1、误：However the speed of a car is much faster than that of a bicycle.
正：However the speed of a car is much higher than that of a bicycle.
2、误：In the past the price of milk was so expensive that most families could not afford it.
正：In the past the price of milk was so high that most families couldn’t afford it.
由此可见，要提高对词语搭配的驾驭能力，除了要在平时的阅读过程中多积累，还需要克服中文中诸如“速度快”、“价格贵”、“学习知识”、“人减少”等搭配的影响，避免写出look book或see book这样的笑话来。
1、误：With the industrious development，there is a great need for different kinds of energy.
正：With the industrial development，there is a great need for different kinds of energy.
2、误：Most big cities are plagued by traffic jams which effect our daily life.
正：Most big cities are plagued by traffic jams which affect our daily life.