Look at the sentence : 884. (4) Here, today has been used. But, but I have no
They are totally opposed to changing the law. time is the right usage.
875. (3) 885. (3) In Passive Voice, V3 (Past Participle) should be
(1) forbid (Verb) : to order somebody not to do some- used. Hence, was knocked out is the right usage.
thing. 886. (4) insight (N.) is not a Countable/Uncountable
A positive word i.e. to go should be used. Noun.
In such cases, from (Prep.) is followed by Gerund. It is an Abstract Noun. So, the (Def. Art.) will be
Look at the sentence : used before it.
He forbade them from mentioning the subject again. Hence, thanks to the insight is the right usage.
Hence, from going is the right usage. 887. (4) Death/loss of life is not fortunate, it is unfortunate.
876. (2) In statements a lot of/lots of is used. a lot of/ The sentence formation can be like this : Fortunately,
lots of help is the right usage. in twenty wrecks only five lives were lost. Or It is
877. (4) look upon (Phr. V.) : to regard someone/some- unfortunate that in twenty wrecks five lives were
thing in a certain way lost.
when someone directs their eyes towards something, 888. (3) Indef. Art. — a will be used before good pair of
we say look at. Hence, gloves
He looked at me is the right usage. Hence, a good pair of gloves is the right usage.
878. (4) Here, Rahim will marry Sayra should be used. 889. (3) strike : a period of time when a group of employ-
ees stops working.
Use of with (Prep.) is superfluous. Simple Future–
will marry is the right usage. Look at the examples given below :
879. (4) The Reporting Verb is in Past Tense. Air traffic controllers are threatening to come out
Hence, ever, was to write novels is the right usage. on/go on strike.
880. (4) It is preposition related error. Hence, different Half the workforce are now (out) on strike.
from is the right usage. It should be on strike, and not on a strike.
different (Adj.) : not the same 890. (3) Here, passive race i.e. nutrient disorder to be
When two/more items are compared it is followed by prevented is the right usage.
from (Prep.) 891. (4) Here, is a fool/is a foolish person is the right usage.
different from ® used in British English and North fool is a Noun
American English foolish is an Adj.. So, it needs a Noun to be used
different to ® used in British English with it.
different than ® American English 892. (2) The should not be used before Plural Noun/ Pro-
Look at the examples given below : noun (People) here.
She looked different from/than what I’d expected. people (N.) : persons in general/everyone
This visit is very different from/to last time. the people (N.) : the ordinary men and women of a
You look different than before. country rather than those who govern/have a spe-
881. (2) Here, Singular Verb i.e. that power gives or is cial position in society
won by foul means is the right usage. Hence, People gathered right usage.
as the fame is a singular subject and a Singular 893. (1) It is preposition related error.
Subject takes a Singular Verb (with S) abide by is a Phr.V.
882. (2) It is split–infinitive related error. A Split-infin- (1) Abide by something (Phr. V.) : to accept and act
itive is one, when an Inf. is split by using something according to rule, a law, an agreement etc.
(usually an Adv.)
Hence, You must abide by is the right usage.
between the two parts of the Inf. i.e to and a Verb
894. (2) Here, subject (Electronic mail or E-mail) is sin-
l to read ® Inf.
gular. Hence, singular verb i.e., is a method of ex-
̄ changing is the right usage.
Verb 895. (2) Either.. or is correct form of correlative. Hence,
l to happily read ® Split Inf. either the blue is the right usage.
̄ If we use both, then or will be replaced by and
Adv. i.e. and the black pen
use of split-infinitives is incorrect. 896. (1) After Having, V3 i.e., My wife having finished
Hence, to take the medicine regularly is the right her work is the right usage.
usage. 897. (2) Child Þ children (Plural) is the right usage.
883. (2) News is an Uncountable Noun. Here, her children is the right usage.
Hence, many cannot be used with it. 898. (4) No error
As it is a question, any (Det.) will be used. 899. (3) Here, absorbing and engrossing (interesting) is
Hence, any news is the right usage. the right usage.