IMPROVEMENT OF SENTENCES
702. (1) Causative Verb (made) should be followed by V1 722. (3) hell-bent (Adj.) : recklessly determined
(weep). Here, hell bent is the right usage.
Hence, made us weep is the right usage. 723. (4) No Improvement
703. (3) be alarmed agrees with at (Prep.) 724. (1) Event shows past time. Hence, Simple Past i.e.,
Hence, at (Prep.) is the right usage. exploded (burst loudly and violently) is the right
704. (3) Here, that scares the world is the right usage. usage.
705. (1) Here, by studying is the right usage. 725. (4) No Improvement
706. (2) Here, detrimental is the right usage here. 726. (1) corpse (N.) : the dead body of a human being
707. (2) use of fortunately (Adv.) is incorrect. Here, for- carcass (N.) : the dead body of an animal
tunate (Adj.) will be used. copse (N.) : a small area of trees/bushes growing
Hence, we are fortunate to see is the right usage together
708. (3) Here, also Hindi is the right usage. Here, corpse is the right usage.
709. (2) Here, His desire for power is the right usage. 727. (2) No improvement
710. (2) opinion (about) used with a specific topic word for word (Id.) : in exactly the same words.
opinion (of) used with a person 728. (4) No improvement
opinion (on) used with a general topic grant : to admit that something is true.
Hence, opinion about is the right usage. 729. (4) It is proper to use every facility ( all facilities) here.
711. (4) anything and everything are synonymous, Here, 730. (3) everyone of is followed by a Plural Noun.
we have to use an antonym and nothing is the ant- Hence, these will replace this.
onym of anything
731. (3) Here, public tank is the right usage.
Hence, nothing is the right usage.
732. (2) have to is used for expressing certainty, necessi-
712. (3) Here, aspect is the right usage. ty and obligation.
713. (4) Here, contrast is evident. Hence, could not help Hence, have to is the right usage.
but is the right usage. 733. (2) Here, this kind of book is the right usage.
But is used to introduce a word or phrase that con- l What kind of house do you live in ?
trasts with what was said before. l Exercises of this kind are popular.
l His mother won’t be there, but his father might. 734. (2) Paralyse (Verb) : to prevent something from func-
714. (2) The sentence shows past time. Hence, Past Sim- tioning normally.
ple i.e., bore down all is the right usage. Perturb (Verb) : to make somebody worried or anx-
bear down : to move quickly towards somebody/some- ious; alarm.
thing in a determined or threatening way. Here, were paralysed is the right usage.
715. (1) provoked (V.) : stimulate ; evoke ; call forth 735. (4) No improvement
evoke (V.) : to bring a feeling, a memory or an image To show period of time for is used.
into your mind 736. (4) No improvement
stimulated (V.) : cause to do ; induce No sooner did he agree/ No sooner had he agreed
Here, provoked is the right usage. is the right usage.
716. (2) Here, kept in confinement is the right usage. 737. (4) No improvement
717. (3) In Relative Clauses, which/who is used after a Do away with something : to stop doing or having
Collective Noun such as family, committee, group, something ; to make something end ; abolish.
etc. Hence, which (authority) allowed them to sit for 738. (3) Here, a Relative Pronoun will make sense.
is the right usage.
Hence, The woman who is waiting to see you looks
718. (3) No improvement
rather angry is the right sentence.
threshold (N.) : the floor/ground at the bottom of a
739. (3) The sentence shows present time. Hence, Present
doorway, considered as the entrance to a building or
Simple i.e., you witness is the right usage.
740. (1) The use of for after was is superfluous. More over,
doorway : an opening into a building or a room where
objective case-me should be used
the door is.
Hence, Gauri was waiting for Hema and me is the
l She stood in the doorway for a moment before going
l He was waiting for them/me.
719. (3) cope (V.) is always followed by with (Prep.)
741. (2) Farther shows distance.
Use of up is unnecessary.
Hence, cope with is the right usage. Hence, The doctor made no further (in addition to)
comments to justify his action is the right sentence.
720. (3) mock (V.) : make fun of
742. (1) It is Preposition related error. Hence, a clean pair
721. (3) adjourned (V.) : break from a meeting/ gathering;
of heels is the right usage.
close at the end of session
(1) A clean pair of heels : to flee quickly and swiftly.
l The court adjourned
743. (1) The structure of sentence should be :
l we adjourned for lunch.
postponed (V.) : to arrange for an event, etc. to take Not until + Subject + V2 + Object + did + Subject + V1
place at a later time/date Not until he received her letter did he fully realise
is the right usage.
Here, adjourned is the right usage.