517. (3) will starve will replace are starving because – 530. (2) designs will replace design because –
if Conditional Clause is in Simple Present, the Main One of is followed by a Plural Noun.
Clause will be in Simple Future Tense. Hence, of the designs is the right usage
Hence, thousands will starve is the right usage. 531. (2) broken will replace broke because –
518. (3) for will replace since because – having + Past Participle form is used for referring
since is used while specifying the starting point. to the person who has done the action, of the Verb.
for is used while specifying the amount of time (how Hence, for having broken the promise is the right usage.
long). 532. (2) women will replace woman because –
Look at the examples given below : the sentence indicates a sense about many women.
She has been dancing since she was 5 years old. 533. (2) found (that) will replace find because –
She has been dancing for a long time. the sentence is in Past Tense.
Hence, for three years is the right usage. Use of that is optional
519. (4) either of/neither of agree with Singular/ Plural Look at the examples given below :
Verb. He told her (that) she was welcome. (ü)
520. (4) No error. He told her she was welcome.(ü)
521. (2) me will replace I because – Hence, we found that the ring leader is the right
I is the Subject Pronoun, used for the one doing the usage.
Verb. The appropriate sentences are :
me is the Object Pronoun, used as the receiver of To our great surprise we found that the ring leader
the action of the Verb. was lame.
my friend and me are the Objects of force (Verb) To our great surprise we found the ring leader to be
Hence, my friend and me is the right usage.
Hence, working women lead a life of dual responsi-
522. (3) when will replace than because – bilities is the right usage
hardly, barely, scarcely agree with when but no 534. (1) Use of have is not correct because the sentence is
sooner agrees with than in Past Tense.
Hence, when it started to rain heavily is the right Hence, they will replace they have
usage. 535. (2) to will not be used because –
523. (2) in not having seen will replace in not having saw made indicates forcing someone to do something he
disappointed (Verb) agrees with in (Prep.) + Gerund does not want to do.
(–ing form) + Past Participle form of Verb The structure will be as follows :
Hence, in not having seen my friends is the right make + object + Bare Infinitive
usage His mom made him clean his room again.
524. (1) has will replace have because – ̄ ̄ ̄
The Company (Singular Subject) agrees with Singu- make object Bare Infinitive
lar Verb. (without to)
Hence, The Company has is the right usage Hence, do the sum will replace to do the sum
525. (1) have been residing will replace are residing. 536. (3) the will not be used before Great Britain
̄ the (Def. Art.) is not used with the names of most
Present Perfect Continuous Tense countries unless the name contains a word such as
States, Kingdom, Republic, United, etc.
The action had started in the Past and is still Continuing. Hence, in Great Britain is the right usage.
for (Pre.) is used to say how long something has been 537. (2) that will not be used because –
the case. Here, the Perfect Tense is used. in Indirect Speech of Interrogative Sentences, that
Hence, They have been residing is the right usage. is not used.
526. (1) Our comes will replace come when a question begins with a question word (what,
who, whom, when, where, why, how, etc.) the same
word is used to introduce the question in the Indi-
Singular Subject ® Singular Verb (with s)
Hence, our new television-set comes is the right usage
Hence, how long will replace that how long
527. (2) your will replace their because – 538. (2) has (had) will replace have because –
your is the Possessive Case of you when two subjects are joined with as well as, along
Hence, must make up your mind is the right usage. with, in addition to, the Verb agrees with the first
528. (4) No error. Subject. The sentence is in Past Tense
529. (2) worked will replace work. Look at the examples given below :
The sentence indicates a Past action. The Moon, as well as Venus, are visible in the night
Hence, the company worked hard is the right usage. sky. (×)