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During his long discourse, he did not touch that point.
As per the given sentence in above question , we can say that
Replace the word touch :- touch on
He could not look anything in the dark room.
He could not see anything in the dark room.
The greatest thing in style is to have a use of metaphor.
While crossing the highway a five year old child was knocked out by a passing car.
While crossing the highway a five year old child was knocked down by a car.
hoping not to be disturbed, I sat down in my easy chair to read the book. I won as a prize.
More than one person was killed in accident.
The expression more than one + noun, though plural in sense, is followed by a singular verb.
No one could explain how a calm and balanced person like him could penetrate such a mindless act on his friends.
Perpetrate (Verb) : to commit a crime or do something wrong or evil
penetrate (Verb) : to go into/through something
perpetuate (Verb) : to make something such as a bad situation, a belief, etc. continue for a long time
⇒ This system perpetuated itself for several centuries.
precipitate (Verb) : to make something, especially something bad, happen suddenly or sooner than it should
⇒ His resignation precipitated a leadership crisis
Here, perpetrate is the right usage.
Five years ago today, I am sitting in a small Japanese car, driving across Poland towards Berlin.
Let’s examine the sentence: “Five years ago on this date, I am sitting in a small Japanese car, driving across Poland towards Berlin.” The sentence mentions an event that happened five years ago. Hence, it would use the verbs of past tense. So, the verbs “am sitting” would become “was sitting” to correct the sentence. Hence, Option A is the correct answer.
I took the cycle which he bought yesterday.
Of the two past events, the event that happened earlier, .... should be expressed in Past Perfect.
“ had bought yesterday”