English Common Error

Year

Year

Year
Error:-
I’ve been playing the cricket since I was ten years.
I’ve been playing the cricket since I was ten.

Right:-
I’ve been playing the cricket since I was ten years old.
I’ve been playing the cricket since I was ten years of age.

Whenever we are stating someone’s age, use just a number on its own OR a number + years old/years of age
(NOT years):‘I’m almost eighteen.’ ‘My sister is fifteen years old.’

Year

Remember this example for “Year”:-
a boy/girl/son etc + of + number (WITHOUT years): ‘a child of six’, ‘a man of fifty’.

Error :-
Mohan was a little boy of ten years.

Right:-
Mohan was a little boy of ten.

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