Spices complement the flavour of the curry. 83. (3) furniture will replace furnitures because –
Hence, I must compliment you is the right usage. furniture is an Uncountable Noun.
78. (3) among will replace between because – It is not used in the Plural.
between is used when only two persons or things are Look at the examples given below :
involved. We are going to get new furniture for the living room.
among expresses a relationship when more than two (ü)
persons/things are involved. We are going to get new furnitures for the living room.(×)
Look at the examples given below : Hence, and the teak-wood furniture of Dutch de-
She had to choose between work and her family. sign is the right usage.
He divided his money among his brothers and sisters. 84. (3) really will replace real because –
Hence, among the four girls is the right usage really (Adv.) is used for emphasizing an Adjective/
79. (3) personnel will replace personal because – Adverb
personnel (Noun) is used for people employed by or Look at the examples given below :
active in an organization, a business, or service She was driving really fast.
personal (Adj.) is related to a particular person I am really sorry.
Look at the examples given below : Hence, really good is the right usage.
This is my personal opinion. 85. (2) a little rain will replace little rain because – little
We have advertised for extra security personnel. is a Negative Adj. and means not much
Personnel is a Plural Noun. a little is an Affirmative Adj. that means some
Hence, was carrying some army personnel is the Look at the examples given below :
right usage. He had little money. (not much money)
80. (2) ascent will replace assent because – He had a little money. (some money)
ascent (Noun) : an upward slope; the process/act of Hence, there was a little rain is the right usage.
going upward but 86. (2) earlier will replace early because –
assent (Noun) : to express agreement or acceptance, The comparison between the two (the cashier and
as of a proposal the accountant) is evident. So, the Comparative
Look at the examples given below : Degree of early (Adj.) will be used.
The director has given her assent to the proposals. early earlier earliest
The cart began its gradual ascent up the hill. ̄ ̄ ̄
Hence, found the ascent of the mountain is the right Positive Comparative Superlative
usage. Look at the examples given below :
81. (2) the will be used before worst This puzzle is easier than that one.
comes to the worst will replace comes to worst The book was more interesting than the film.
because – Hence, earlier that day is the right usage
worst (Adj.) is the Superlative Degree of 87. (3) married to will replace married with because
bad (Positive Degree) and worse (comparative De- married (Verb) agrees with to (Prep.)
gree) and the (Def. Art.) is used with a Superlative Look at the example given below :
Her daughter was married to a fisherman.
if the worst comes to the worst (Idiom) : if the
Hence, and the other is married to a minister is the
situation becomes too difficult or dangerous.
Look at the examples given below :
88. (3) should we still recast the plans will replace should
If the worst comes to the worst, we’ll just have to we still have to recast the plans because –
sell the house.
Where the tense in the Supposing that clause is in
If the worst comes to the worst, we’ll have to give Simple Present, the tense in the Main clause will be
them our bed and sleep on the floor. in Simple Future using Modal Verbs like will, may,
82. (2) principal will replace principle because – might, could or should.
principle (Noun) : a general rule that someone’s Look at the examples given below :
behaviour or idea is based on Supposing that it rains, you will get wet.
Principal (Adj.) : a chief/important person/thing Supposing that you don’t feel better tomorrow, you
Look at the examples given below : should go and see the doctor.
His principal interest in life was money. 89. (2) a few will replace few because –
We follow the principle that everyone should be few (Adj.) is used with Plural Nouns and a Plural
treated equally. Verb to mean not many.
Hence, analyse thoroughly the principal causes is a few (Adj.) is also used with Plural Nouns and a
the right usage Plural Verb to mean a small number/some