bear out (Phr. V.) : to show that somebody is right or     114. (2) compliment (Verb) agrees with on (Prep.)
     that something is true                                          Here, on Prep.) is the right usage.
104. (1) on the alert (Idiom) : on guard against danger,        115. (2) deliciously (Adv.)
     attack, etc.; watchful ; ready                                  delicious (Adj.) : highly pleasing to the senses, espe-
     the will be used.                                               cially taste or smell.
     Hence, was on the alert is the right usage.                     Here, delicious is the right usage.
105. (3) while (Conj.) : on the contrary ; during the time that 116. (2) many ® used with Plural Noun ® many friends
106. (1) Simple Past Tense-came to is the right usage.               much ® used with Singular Noun ® much money
107. (3) Positive Statement ® Negative Tag                           Hence, many is the right usage.
     The sentence structure is as follows :                          we can also use most.
     Subject Main.V. Aux.V.                                     117. (2) Simple Past Tense (bought) is the right usage.
           ̄         ̄           ̄                                 118. (2) died (Verb) agrees with of (Prep.)
       He       comes        does                                    Here, use of, of (Prep.) is the right option.
      not     Per.Pro. same as sub.                             119.(2) I will phone you (Independent Clause – Future
         ̄               ̄                                             Tense)
       not             he                                            I shall arrive (Dependent/Time Clause – Present
     does not ® doesn’t                                              Tense)
     Hence, doesn’t is the right usage.                              Hence, after I arrive is the right usage.
108. (1) The sentence structure will be as follows ;            120. (1) The sentence structure is as follows :
     nor + Aux.V. + Subject                                          It’s high time + Subject (you) + Past Verb (came ) ®
                                                                     refers to the present moment
       ̄         ̄          ̄
                                                                     Hence, came is the right usage.
      nor     did        I
                                                                121. (3) for (Prep.) is used for showing purpose or function
     nor did I : also not
                                                                     Hence, for (Prep.) is the right usage.
     When a clause with nor is used after a Negative Clause,
     we invert the Subject and the Verb after nor.              122. (4) No improvement
     Hence, nor did I is the right usage.                            dazzled (Verb.) : dim the vision with very bright light
                                                                     or moving lights
109. (1) marked (Verb) : officially remembered an event
                                                                123. (3) Here, What matters most is the right usage.
     that you considered to be important
     noted (Verb) : noticed or paid careful attention to some-  124. (2) Positive Sentence (without Auxiliary) ® Negative
     showed (Verb) : made something clear                            Tag structure ® do/did/does + not
                                                                     Hence, didn’t you ? (Past Tense) is the right usage.
     indicated (Verb) : showed that something is true or
     exists                                                     125. (4) No improvement
     Here, marked is the right usage.                                board (Noun) : a long, thin, flat piece of wood
110. (1) having been beaten suggests that the enemy was              boarding (Verb) : to furnish with meals, or with meals
                                                                     and lodging, for a payment
     once beaten but is no longer (Passive Voice) (Past Par-
     ticiple)                                                        board (Noun) : a person’s food/meals, provided regu-
                                                                     larly for money
     Hence, having been beaten is the right usage.
                                                                     used in Phr. like full board, board and lodging
111. (2) Positive Statement ® Negative Tag                      126. (3) pierced (Verb) : had a small hole made in your
     No Aux.V. ® does + not (doesn’t)                                ears/nose, etc. so that you may wear jewellery there
     Hence, doesn’t she ? is the right usage.                        bored (Verb) : made a long deep hole with a tool or by
112. (3) momentum (Noun) : the ability to keep increasing            digging
     or developing                                                   holed (Verb) : made a hole
     movement (Noun) : an act of moving                              pricked (Verb) : made a hole in something with a sharp
     motion (Noun) : the act of moving                               point
     Here, momentum is the right usage.                              Here, pierced is the right usage.
113. (3) affectation (Noun) : behaviour or an action that is    127. (2) correlate (Verb) : to have a close connection with
     not natural or sincere and that is often intended to            something
     impress other people                                            correspond (Verb): to be the same as something
     affection (Noun) : a tender feeling of fondness                 corroborate (Verb) : to provide information that sup-
     admiration (Noun) : a feeling of pleasure, approval,            ports a statement, theory, etc.
     respect or wonder                                               Here, correlate is the right usage.
     affliction (None) : a condition of pain, suffering, or     128. (2) Present Perfect Tense (Hasn’t) will be used as yet
     distress                                                        has been used.
     Here, affectation is the right usage.                      129. (4) No improvement