Giving false information to the police is a punishable (ii) Rita has two daughters. (ü)
offence. (iii) The Earth is revolving round the Sun. (×)
Hence, a punishable offence is the right usage (iv) The Earth revolves round the Sun. (ü)
268. (4) No error Hence, Madhuri Dixit has is the right usage
269. (3) into will replace out of because – 276. (4) No error.
take the law into your hands (Idiom) : to do 277. (4) No error.
something illegal in order to punish somebody for 278. (2) grateful will replace greatful because –
doing something wrong, instead of letting the police there is no such word as greatful
deal with him grateful (Adj.) : thankful as in –
Look at the examples given below : (1) I’m grateful for your help.
Citizens don’t have the right to take the law into (2) mentor (Noun) means a teacher.
their own hands. 279. (1) furniture will replace furnitures because
The shopkeeper took the law into his own hands furniture is the plural of furniture
when he tried to arrest the thief. Hence, The furniture is the right usage
Hence, into their hands is the right usage. 280. (1) Most of the people will replace Most people
270. (4) No error. because –
deceased (Adj.) : dead When we talk about a large, general group, we use
the deceased (Noun) : a person who has died most and when we talk about a smaller, more specific
threatened (Verb) : to say that you will cause trouble, group, we use most of.
hurt somebody, etc. Look at the examples given below :
avenge (Verb) : to punish or hurt somebody in return (i) Most doctors earn a lot of money.
for something wrong that he has done to you (ii) Most of the doctors here earn a lot of money.
271. (2) meeting him will replace meet him because – 281. (3) Use of to (Prep.) is incorrect. So, it will not be used.
when we have an impression of something we did in Hence, the function will replace to the function
the Past, we say that we remember doing it. 282. (1) has been will replace is because –
Look at the examples given below : Use of since (Prep.) indicates a preriod continuously
I remember asking my son about the letter.
Present Perfect Continuous Tense will be used in
I remember reading about it in the paper.
272. (2) that will not be used because –
Hence, He has been is the right usage
Interrogative sentences with wh, or Q.wds. when
283. (1) On will replace At.
changed into Indirect speech, no Conj. will be used.
On his return is the appropriate usage.
Look at the examples given below :
284. (2) Use of into is incorrect.
He said, “What are you doing here ?” (D.S.) The chief guest entered the room is the correct
He asked what I was doing there. (I.S.) sentence.
She said, “Where are you going ?” (D.S.) 285. (3) with will replace on because –
She asked where I was going. (I.S.) angry agrees with with (Prep.).
Hence, how long will replace that how long Hence, with him is the right usage
273. (1) has eaten will replace ate because – 286. (3) had preceded him will replace preceded him
Since is used with the Present/Past Perfect Tense because –
that indicates a time from the past until a later past When two events happen in the Past, then Past
time, or until now Perfect Tense is used with the event that happens
Look at the examples given below : earlier.
I haven’t eaten since breakfast. Hence, reports about him had preceded him is the
He has been working in a bank since leaving school. right usage
287. (2) depends will replace depend because –
Hence, He has eaten is the right usage
in a Compound Subject, when it is joined by
274. (2) has been working will replace is working because –
or, either ____ or, neither ___ nor, the Verb agrees
Use of since (Prep.) indicates a period continuously
with the Subject that is closest to the Verb.
from ----- Look at the examples given below :
Look at the examples given below : Her sister or her parents plan to visit her next week.
(i) It has been raining since noon. ̄ ̄
(ii) I’ve been wearing glasses since I was three. Plural Plural
Hence, has been working here is the right usage Her sister or her mother plans to visit her next week.
275. (1) has will replace is having because – ̄ ̄
This statement is a fact and Simple Present is used Singular Singular
with Facts/General Statements as in – Subject Verb (with s)
(i) Rita is having two daughters. (×) Hence, largely depends is the right usage