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Directions: In these questions, which of the phrases; (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below, should replace the phrase given in underline in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct. If the sentence is correct as it and no correction is required, mark (e) as the answer:
I "have to cut down" my expenses due to my falling income.
The climate of Delhi is somewhat "like Pune."
C is the correct option. The sentence is comparing the similarities between Delhi and Pune. So, it should be “like that of Pune”.
His brother "never has" and never will be dependable.
B is the correct option.The sentence is in present perfect continuous tense, so, never has “been” is to be used there.
If you "would have remembered" to bring the map, we would not have lost our way.
Now I must "beg leave of you."
Yes, the correct answer is D because it is grammatically correct.
(D) 'beg leave of someone's' means to ask the permission.
"When describing" the accident, he was in tears.
B is the correct option. Sentence is in the Past tense and hence it should be “ when he was describing.
The two thieves distributed the loot "between themselves."
The "preservation of peace" is necessary.
The correct option is A.
Let us understand the meaning of the given words :-
Establish = to create something new.
Persuasion = to convince.
Preservation = to protect, generally, places of historical importance.
Maintain = sustain.
Peace can not be created or persuaded or even preserved. It should be maintained
The spirit of democracy had "sped into" our way of thinking.
Permeated means spread throughout.
Others words provided either have opposite meanings or are not suitable.
This is the best suitable word for the sentence.
The "decent" from the mountain peak was slow and painful.
The building "will redecorate" during the summer season.
The news is certainly too good to "have been true."
The correct option is A.
It is the correct alternative of bold part
Why "not Jabeen" is going for his course?
The correct option is B.
It is the best suitable option.
in order to claim that something is not true, you form a negative sentence by adding the word not after the first auxiliary verb in the positive sentence.
If I "will get" an opportunity, I shall attend the conference without fail.
No sooner "he had arrived" home than he was asked to start on another journey.
To worship idols, has been our "custom from times" immemorial.
He quickly ordered the boy "to being brought" before him.