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192. (3) Here, I have not seen him (Present Perfect Tense) 208. (3) all day long (Idioms) : throughout the day
is the right usage. The courtiers used to tell the king all day long how
The basic structure is as follows: efficient an administrator he was is the right option
Subject (I) + have + not + Past Participle (seen) ... 209. (4) No improvement
193. (2) succour (Noun) : help that you give to somebody shopping is a Gerund.
who is suffering or having problems 210. (3) ourselves (Ref.Pro.) : used when you are affected
relief (Noun) : the feeling of happiness that you have by an action.
when something unpleasant stops or does not happen affect
Here, succour is the right usage.
party 3⁄4 3⁄43⁄4 3⁄4® enjoy yourself/ oneself/ourself ® Singular
194. (3) either (Conj.) comes before the Verb (Subject), as yourselves/ourselves ® Plural
the actions mentioned are different. (you) (we)
we had a grand party and we enjoyed ourselves very
Hence, have been either subjected to is the right
much. — is the right option
211. (2) For good (Idiom) : permanently
195. (3) although (Conj.) : in spite of the fact that ; even
though ; though l This time she’s leaving for good (she will never return)
strenuous (Adj.) : needing great effort and energy ‘al- He has left India for good. — is the right option.
though’ is used to show contrasts in situation. 212. (4) No improvement
Here, although it was is the right usage. credibly (Adv.) : in a way that is easy or possible to
196. (3) breeze (Noun) % a light wind
give somebody up (Idiom) : to offer somebody to be
wind (Noun) : air that moves quickly as a result of captured (caught)
213. (1) student will be used in Plural (students)
wind can be strong and not the breeze.
one of is followed by Plu. N.
Hence, The strong wind is the right usage. one of the most intelligent students of the school
197. (3) hardly (Adv.) : almost no ; almost not ; almost none — is the right option.
hard (Adj.) : (of people) putting a lot of effort or energy 214. (1) whose (Pro., Det.) : used for saying which person
into an activity or thing you mean
Hence, hard working people is the right usage. which (Pro., Det.) : used to be exact about the thing
198. (4) No improvement l It was a crisis for which she was totally unprepared.
199. (1) Prep. (in) : used for indicating a place Here, the name of which is the right usage.
Hence, in Delhi is the right usage. 215. (3) He won both a medal and a scholarship is the right
200. (1) just now (Idiom) : at this moment option
instantaneously (Adv.) : immediately 216. (1) A sikh, taller than any of his comrades, rushed
presently (Adv.) : now ; currently forward is the right option
instantly (Adv.) : immediately 217. (3) An author who was famous in the reign of Queen
Anne, lived in a cottage is the right option
Here, just now is the right usage.
218. (3) He would have lost the election if you had not sup-
201. (4) No improvement
ported him is the right option
202. (3) hardly (Adv.) : used for saying that something has
219. (1) My uncle is rich enough to buy a car is the right
just begun, happened etc. option.
Hardly — when are the right pair of Correlatives. 220. (3) The lorry ran over an old man walking along the
Hardly had the dividend been declared than the no- road is the right option
tices were sent out. — is the right option 221. (3) cope (Verb) : manage; to deal successfully with
203. (2) The tiger jumped at him while he was riding upon something difficult
his horse is the right option work (Verb) : to do something
204. (3) in black and white (Idiom) : in writing or printing deal (Verb) : to do business with somebody
I must have your terms down, in black and white is improve (Verb) : to become better than before
the right option Here, cope is the right usage.
205. (4) No improvement 222. (3) ago (Adv.) : used in expressions of time with the
206. (3) Questions beginning with what will end with a prep- Simple Past Tense to show how far in the past some-
osition. thing happened
l What music are you listening to (Prep.) ? before (Adv.) : at an earlier time ; in the past
What do you go to school for ? — is the right option l the week before (the previous week)
207. (2) in good time (Idiom) : early ; with enough time so l long before (a long time earlier)
that you may not be in a hurry earlier (Adv.) : near the beginning of a period of time,
He completed his report in good time and this pleased an event, a piece of work, etc.
the directors is the right option l early in the week /year/season/morning