IMPROVEMENT OF SENTENCES
as (Prep.) knock out (Phr.V.) : to make somebody very tired;
that (Conj.) : used after some Verbs, Adjectives and wear out ; to make somebody fall asleep
Nouns for introducing a new part of the sentence knock up (Phr.V.) : to wake somebody by knocking at
Hence, whether is the right usage. his door
468. (2) towards (Prep.) : getting closer to achieving some- Here, down is the right usage.
thing 480. (3) look forward to (Phr.V.) : to be thinking with plea-
l This is the first step towards political union sure about something that is going to happen (be-
into (Prep.) : used for showing the result of an ac- cause you expect to enjoy it)
tion see (Verb) is the Object of Prep.-to So, seeing (Ger-
l She was shocked into a confusion of guilt. und) will be used.
along (Adv.) : towards a better state or position Hence, looking forward to seeing is the right usage.
l The book is coming along nicely. 481. (2) Present Perfect Continuous Tense-have been
head foward (Idiom) : to point at and move towards waiting is the right usage.
something/someone/some place Hence, have been waiting is the right usage.
Here, towards is the right usage. 482. (1) be hell bent on doing something (Idiom) : to be
469. (1) Singular Verb-is will be used with distance Twenty determined to do something
kms (measure of distance) Here, hell bent on getting is the right usage.
Hence, is not a great distance is the right usage. 483. (1) touch upon (Phr.V.) : to deal with (a topic) in a few
470. (2) adopted (Verb) : to start using a particular meth- words, not going in detail
od discourse (Noun) : a long and serious discussion of a
adapted (Verb) : modified ; adjusted subject in speech
l The animals were forced to adapt in order to survive. touch (Verb) : to deal with
Here, I adopted is the right usage. Here, touch upon is the right usage.
471. (1) Earlier past event-won as a prize will be indicat- 484. (2) The Reported Clause will be in statement form-
ed by had won as a prize (Past Perfect Tense) why he (Subject) + did not eat (Verb)
Hence, I had won as a prize is the right usage. Hence, why he did not eat is the right usage.
472. (4) No improvement 485. (1) The sentence structure will be as follows :
bear (Verb) : to be able to accept and deal with some- he who (Conditional) + bids (Simple Present) ....,
thing unpleasant will get (Simple Future)
bear with (Phr.V) : to be patient with Hence, who bids the highest is the right usage.
bear upon (Phr.V) : have an effect upon 486. (3) Simple Present Tense-has is the right usage.
bear away (Phr.V) : remove from a certain place 487. (2) In Indirect Speech ® if Reporting Speech ®
473. (2) The structure of the sentence is as follows : Present Tense
The + more... + the + more ... Then, Reporting Verb (tell) will also in Present Tense
̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ (tells)
Def. Art. Adv. Def. Art. Adv. Hence, tells is the right usage.
Hence, the more they spend is the right usage. 488. (2) disparity (Noun) : a difference, especially one con-
474. (1) with a view to (doing something) : with the in- nected with unfair treatment
tention of (doing something) l the wide disparity between the rich and the poor
Gerund-insulting will be used. broadened (Verb) : to increase/become wider
It is the object of Prep.-to. widened (Verb) : to become large in degree or range
Hence, to insulting me is the right usage. some (Det.) ® used with Uncountable Nouns ® some
475. (3) Here, was employed at the station yard is the milk
right usage. few (Det.) ® used with Countable Nouns ® few people
by (Prep.) : near somebody/something Hence, has widened in the last few decades is the
at (Prep.) : used for saying where something/some- right usage.
body is or where something happens 489. (1) How the boy could fall into the ditch is beyond
476. (4) No improvement my understanding is the right sentence
477. (2) The child burning with fever, tossed in bed is 490. (1) go beyond (something) : to be more than some-
the right sentence thing ; exceed
478. (2) since (Conj.) : from an event in the past until now; make (one’s) way (Idiom) : to go forward ; advance
used with Present Perfect-have grown go across (something) (Idiom) : to cross something
Hence, Since I last saw him is the right usage. (water, bridge, etc.)
479. (3) knock down (Phr.V.) : to hit somebody and make go after (Idiom) : to chase someone/something
him fall to the ground
Here, made its way past is the right usage.