IMPROVEMENT OF SENTENCES
l Tom was a kind and considerate young man. like (Prep.) : for example
considerable (Adj.) : great in amount, size, impor- Here, For example is the right usage.
tance, etc. 253. (2) never (Adv.) : not at any time; not on any occasion
l The project wasted a considerable amount of time and never has been ® Present Perfect Continuous Tense
money. Here, never has been is the right usage.
conceited (Adj.) : having too much pride in yourself 254. (4) No improvement
and what you do
255. (3) up to the mark (Idiom) : as good as it/they
l a very conceited person should be.
constricted (Adj.) : tight/narrow ; limited/restricted Hence, upto the is the right usage.
Here, considerate is the right usage. 256. (3) Simple Past Tense (was) is the right usage.
244. (2) hang (Verb) Simple Present ® hanged (Past 257. (3) Positive Statement (without Auxiliary) ® Nega-
Tense): kill somebody tive tag
hang (Verb) simple Present ® hung (Past Tense) : to Tag structure ® do + not (don’t) they ?
attach something at the top
Hence, don’t they ? is the right usage.
l Kasab was hanged for being a terrorist.
258. (2) take advantage of (Idiom) : to make use of, for gain
l Ravi hung his coat on the hook. (opportunity/someone)
Here, hung is the right usage. Here, advantage is the right usage.
245. (4) No improvement 259. (2) each other (Pro.) shows that each member of a
call on (Phr.V.) % to formally invite or ask somebody group does something to or for the other member
to speak, etc. l They looked at each other and laughed. (A looked at
246. (3) mother-in-law (Noun, Singular) ® mothers-in- B and B looked at A)
law (Plural) one another (Pro.) is used when you are saying that
Hence, mothers-in-law is the right usage. each member of a group does something to or for the
247. (3) exhausted (Adj.) : very tired other people in the group
run down (Adj.) : tired, especially after working hard l We all try and help one another.
Here, exhausted is the right usage. Hence, each other is the right usage.
248. (4) No improvement 260. (2) to take a test/ to do a test will be used.
comforted (Verb) : to make somebody who is worried Hence, take is the right usage.
or unhappy feel better by being kind and sympahetic 261. (3) their (Det.) : of or belonging to them.
towards him; consoled l Their parties are always fun.
sympathise with (Phr.V.) : to feel sorry for somebody there (Adv.) : used for showing that something exists
pitied (Verb) : to feel sorry for somebody or happens; in, at or to that place/position
consoled (Verb) : to give comfort or sympathy to some- l There’s a restaurant around the corner. I hope we get
body who is unhappy or disappointed; comforted. there in time.
249. (2) fraudulent (Adj.) : intended to cheat somebody, theirs (Pro.) : the possessive form of ‘they’ ® of or
usually in order to make money illegally belonging to them.
wrong (Adj.) : not honest ; unfair ; unjust l It’s a favourite game of theirs.
means (Noun) : a way of doing something Here, their is the right usage.
Here, farudulent is the right usage. 262. (3) Present Perfect Continuous Tense has been work-
250. (1) broadcast (Verb)(Simple Present) ® broadcast ing will be used.
(Simple Past) The action started in the Past and has continued until
Here, was broadcast is the right usage. now.
251. (1) congestion (Noun) : the state of being crowded The structure will be as follows :
and full of traffic has + been + Present Participle working
crowd (Verb) : to fill a place so there is little room to Hence, has been working is the right usage.
move 263. (1) Simple Past Tense got up is the right usage.
l Thousands of people were seen crowding the narrow
264. (2) Simple Present Tense-like is the right usage.
We are talking about a habit.
l traffic congestion and pollution
265. (1) supposing (Conj.) : if ; assuming ® used with ‘that’
concentration (Noun) : a lot of something in place
l supposing (that) you are wrong, what will you do then ?
l There is a concentration of industry in the north.
l If you are wrong, what will you do then ?
infensification (Noun) : the fact of increasing in de-
gree or strength. Hence, If he comes is the right usage.
Here, congestion is the right usage. 266. (3) Superlative Degree-most will be used.
252. (1) for example (Idiom) : (abb. ® e.g.) used for em- the (Def. Art) has been used and it is used before
phasizing something that explains or supports what Superlative Degree.
you are saying ; like Hence, most is the right usage.