IMPROVEMENT OF SENTENCES
l Her scars are hardly noticeable now. 329. (1) deployed (Verb) : to move soldiers or weapons into
popular (Adj.) : liked or enjoyed by a large number of a position where they are ready for military action
people employed (Verb) : to give somebody a job to do for
l This is one of our most popular designs. payment
remarkable (Adj) : unusual ; astonishing ; surprising Here, deployed is the right usage.
in a way that causes people to take notice 330. (3) Singular Verb-is will be used with the name of the
l a remarkable achievement/talent book Gulliver’s Travel
Here, remarkable is the right usage. Hence, is is the right usage.
319. (1) exert (Verb) : to use power or influence to affect 331. (1) narrate (Verb) : to tell a story ; to relate
somebody/something tell (Verb) : to give information to somebody by speaking
It agrees with on (Prep.) or writing
Here, on (Prep.) is the right usage. Simple Past Tense-narrated is the right usage.
320. (4) No improvement 332. (2) Inf. (to) will be used after prefer (Verb) and not
Shakespeare is considered to be one of the greatest than (Prep., Conj.)
dramatists/writers, so, Kalidasa considered in India. Hence, to (Prep.) is the right usage.
Hence, to lay force, on the Superlative quality the 333. (3) said (Verb) will be used as there is no object men-
(Def. Art) is used. tioned.
321. (3) pass out (of something) (Phr.V.) : to leave a mili- 334. (1) should (Mod.V.) : used for indicating duty
tary college after finishing a course of training have to (Mod.V.) : used for showing that you must do
pass on (to somebody) (Phr.V.) : to give something to something
somebody else l You don’t have to knock – just walk in.
pass away (Phr.V.) : to die
Hence, should is the right usage.
pass (Verb) : to achieve the required standard in an
exam, a test, etc. 335. (1) Present Perfect Continuous Tense-have been
working here since is the right usage.
Here, passed is the right usage.
since (Prep.) : from a point in the past until now
322. (2) demolished (Verb) : to pull or knock down a build-
ing l We’ve been living here since 2006.
l The factory will be demolished next year. 336. (3) myself (Pro.) : the Reflexive form of I
destroyed (Verb) : to damage something so badly that I (Pro.) : used as the Subject
it no longer exists, works, etc. Hence, I am is the right usage.
l The building was completely destroyed by fire. 337. (1) Simple Past Tense-gave is the right usage.
Here, demolished is the right usage. 338. (4) No improvement
323. (4) No improvement have/had is used with food and drink (a meal, break-
novels (Noun) ® Plural fast, lunch, dinner, a snack, a cup of tea)
Hence, Plural Verb-have is used. [British Council - Learn English]
324. (3) pre-requisite (Noun) : pre-condition ; necessary 339. (2) unless (Conj.) ® used in a negative sense.
as a precondition Hence, an Affirmative Sentence will be used.
l Competence is prerequisite to promotion. Hence, unless you is the right usage.
requirements (Noun) : something that you need or 340. (2) have (Stative Verb) ® expresses a state/condition
want rather than action
l Our immediate requirement is extra staff. ® will not be used in Progressive Tense
Here, pre requisite is the right usage. Hence, have is the right usage.
325. (2) abstain (Verb) : to keep oneself from doing some- 341. (2) tonight (Adverb) : today’s night; on or during the
thing evening or night of today
It agrees with from (Prep.) and followed by Gerund Hence, tonight is the right usage.
(speaking) 342. (3) too (Adv.) : used before Adjectives and Adverbs
Hence, from speaking is the right usage. to say that something is more than is good, necessary,
326. (2) Unless (Conj.) : except under the circumstances that possible, etc.
except (Conj.) : only ; otherwise than Sentence structure will be as follows :
Here, unless is the right usage. Subject + Verb + too + Adj. + Inf.
327. (4) No improvement ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄
328. (1) flourishing (Verb) : to develop quickly and be suc- The offer is too good to
cessful or common l He’s very scared. He can’t move.
l Few businesses are flourishing today.
l He’s too scared to move.
look up (Phr.V.) : improve Adj./Adv. denotes cause
l At last things were beginning to look up.
Inf. denotes effect
Here, flourishing is the right usage. Hence, too good to is the right usage.