When is a mistake not really a mistake?



Air quality would improve if there were less cars on the road.

That sentence sounds so natural and yet, if you wrote it in a test, it would be marked as wrong.

  1. What is the error then? Can you correct the sentence?
  2. Can the mistake lead to a misunderstanding?

One comment

  1. So difficult for the Magrelinha today…but lemme try using the word “travelling” 🙂

    1. “Air quality would improve if there were less cars travelling on the road.”
    2. I don’t know to explain the misunderstanding.

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