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.