293.(1) such an important is the right usage. so impor-          305. (2) enhance (Verb) : to increase the value or status of
     tant a does not make any correct sense.                          somebody/something
294.(1) hand (Verb) : to pass or give something to somebody           embellishment (Noun) : a decoration or other addi-
  l She handed the letter to me.                                      tion, to make something more beautiful or interesting.
     hand something – in (to somebody) : to give some-                replenish (Verb) : to make something full again by
     thing to a person in authority                                   replacing what has been used
  l You must hand in your projects by the end of the next             Here, enhance is the right usage.
     week.                                                       306. (4) No improvement
     Here, handed in his homework is the right usage.                 victim (Noun) agrees with to (Prep.)
295.(3) to-Inf. is used for indicating purpose or intention of   307. (2) In Indirect Speech, the Subject comes before the
     an action.                                                       Verb.
     Gerund is used for indicating a cause.
                                                                      Hence, what her name was is the right usage.
     Hence, went out to play is the right usage.
                                                                 308. (2) scoffed (Verb) : to talk about somebody/something
296. (3) Sentence structure will be as follows :
                                                                      in a way that makes it clear that you think he/ it is
     Subject + did + not + Verb
                                                                      stupid. It agrees with at (Prep.)
          ̄            ̄           ̄
                                                                      Hence, at (Prep.) is the right usage.
      Rakesh        didn’t      know
                          (Past Tense)                           309. (2) beside (Prep.) : next to something/somebody
     Hence, didn’t know is the right usage.                           besides (Prep.) : in addition to something
297. (3) would (Mod.V.) : used as the Past tense of will,             Here, Besides being is the right usage.
     used for talking about the result of an event that you      310. (1) behest (Noun)
     imagine                                                          at somebody’s behest (Idiom) : because somebody
  l She would look better with shorter hair.                          has ordered or requested it
     could (Mod.V.) : used as the Past Tense of can. able          l at the King’s behest/at the behest of the King
     to cannot be used with could                                     request (Noun) : the action of asking for something
     Hence, would be able is the right usage.                         formally and politely
298. (2) of (Prep.) will be used after worthy (Adj.).                 desires (Noun) : a strong wish to have or do something
     Here of (Prep.) is the right usage.                              orders (Noun) : something that somebody is told to do
299. (4) No improvement                                               by somebody in authority
     alleviate (Verb) : to make something less severe                 Here, behest is the right usage.
     lessen (Verb) : to make something less important            311. (1) aching (Verb) : to feel a continuous dull pain ; hurting
     minimise (Verb) : to reduce something                            paining (Verb) : hurting ; to cause somebody pain or
300. (3) set up (Phr.V.) : to create something or start it ; to       make him unhappy
     establish                                                        ailing (verb) : ill/sick and not improving
     established (Verb) : to start or create an organization,      l She looked after her ailing father.
     a system, etc.; set up
                                                                      paining is not used in Progressive/Continuous Tenses.
     formed (Verb) : to start a group of people, such as an
     organization, a committee, etc.                                  Here, aching is the right usage.
     created (Verb) : to make something happen                   312. (1) Past Continuous Tense-was reading is the right
     Here, set up is the right usage.
301. (3) good (Adj.) : of high quality or an acceptable standard 313. (3) In Indirect Speech,-said (Reporting Verb) chang-
                                                                      es to told. Hence, told me about is the right usage.
  l a good book/good food
     goods (Noun) : things that are produced to be sold.         314. (3) to (Inf.) is used after Prefer (Verb) and not than.
                                                                      (Prep., Conj.)
  l Cheap/expensive goods/electrical goods
                                                                      Hence, to (Prep.) is the right usage.
     Hence, electronic goods is the right usage.
302. (2) since (Prep.) : from a time in the past until now ®     315. (4) No improvement
     used with the Present Perfect Tense.                             who (Rel.Pro.) is used for he (Per.Pro)
     Hence, since is the right usage.                            316. (2) Past Perfect Tense had seen will be used.
303. (1) descendant (Noun) : a person who has descended               The Sentence is in Indirect Speech.
     from a specific ancestor ; an offspring                     317. (1) them ® Objective case of they (Pro.)
     royalty (Noun) : (uncountable) members of a royal             l We saw them yesterday :
     family of (Prep.) will be used with descendant                   those ® Plural of that (pronoun)
     Hence, of (Prep.) is the right usage.                            their ® Possessive Case of they (Pro.)
304. (2) unless (Conj.) : if .... not                              l their house.
  l I wouldn’t eat that food if I wasn’t really hungry.               Here, those is the right usage.
  l I wouldn’t eat that food unless I was really hungry.         318. (2) noticeable (Adj.) : capable of being noticed ; easy
     Hence, Simple Past-went is the right usage.                      to see or notice