IMPROVEMENT OF SENTENCES
Hence, all these difficulties may be overcome with 1246. (1) Essential commodities = essenti al raw
patience .... should be used here. materials or primary agricultural products that can
1224. (1) So much as Þ I do not feel angry so much as be bought and sold.
sad. 1247. (1) Caution agrees with preposition against.
1225. (2) Versatility (Noun) = ability to adapt or be adapted 1248. (4) No improvement
to many different activities.
1249. (3) Deny (Verb) = to say that something is not true.
Look at the sentence :
Refuse (Verb) = to say that you will not do something
A writer of remarkable versatility.
that somebody has asked you to do.
1226. (3) Here, four dozen (singular) mangoes .... should
Hence, denied .... should be used here.
Look at the sentences : 1250. (2) Industrious (Adjective) = working hard; busy;
I have dozens of mangoes. hardworking.
I have five dozen mangoes. 1251. (3) It is not proper to use able here.
1227. (2) Yet is used in negative sentences to talk about Tone down = to cause something to have less of an
something that has not happened but that you expect impact on the senses of sight or sound.
to happen. 1252. (2) Uneasly lies the head that wears a crown – Say-
Hence, am yet to meet .... should be used here. ing of Shakespeare.
1228. (2) Should is used to tell somebody what they ought A person who has great responsibilities, is constantly
to do; used to refer to a possible event or situation. worried and therefore does not sleep soundly.
1229. (3) Here, infinitive i.e. to tolerate ..... should be used. 1253. (3) Bursting at the seams Þ If a place is bursting
Look at the sentences : at the seams, it has a very large number of people
Kim is too impatient to tolerate any delay = Kim is so or things in it.
impatient that she cannot tolerate any delay. 1254. (1) Here, to all of you .... should be used.
1230. (1) With a view to agrees with a Gerund.
1255. (3) Gullible = easily persuaded to believe something;
1231. (2) It is preposition related error. overtrusting; easily deceived.
1232. (3) Appear = to present yourself formally in a court
Hence, gullible person .... should be used here.
1233. (2) Though–yet is correct form of connective. 1256. (3) To little or no purpose = with little/no useful
effect or result.
1234. (3) No sooner ..... than is correct form of connective.
1235. (2) Too is used to show excess/undesirability. Hence, ‘to’ should be used.
Look at the sentence : 1257. (2) In accordance with = according to
He is too weak to walk. Hence, in accordance with ... should be used.
1236. (4) No improvement 1258. (2) In the first clause couldn’t have has been used.
1237. (2) Here, broken wooden (made of wood) table .... Hence, would have ... should be used. Possibility is
should be used. evident.
1238. (2) Screech = give a loud harsh cry; to make an 1259. (2) Herd = a group of animals of same type that live
unpleasant noise. and feed together.
Hence, screeched .... should be used here Herd of cows/deer/elephants.
1239. (1) In indirect speech, introgative sentence is
1260. (1) After = later than something; following something
changed into assertive.
Hence, who he was and why he was .... should be
used here. Hence, After I took the test .... shuld be used.
1240. (2) It is a preposition related error. Hence, by bicycle It is an errror of unconnected participle.
or on foot .... should be used here. 1261. (3) An adverb modifies a verb/an adjective.
1241. (3) T r ans for m (Verb ) = to chang e in for m, Hence, have had a really (Adverb) .... should be used.
appearance or structure; to change completely. 1262. (1) Revolutionise (Verb) = to change something
Transport (Verb) = convey, carry; shift. radically or fundamentally; transform.
Hence, transformed .... should be used here. Modernize = update; streamline; develop.
1242. (1) Switch off = to stop giving your attention to Hence, revolutionised is a better substitute.
something; to turn off by turning a button or moving
1263. (3) Consumer = purchaser, buyer; shopper, person
who purchases goods for personal use.
1243. (1) Hell–bent = very determined to do something.
Customer = a person who buys goods from a shop.
It is preposition related error. Hence, hell-bent on
getting .... should be used. Look at the sentences :
1244. (2) Populous (Adjective) = having a large population Recession-hit consumers are being lured by cheap
Popular (Adjective) = liked or admired by many prices.
people Mr. Harrison was a regular customer at the Golden
1245. (3) The sentence shows past time. Hence, Past Lion.
Simple i.e., where did you first meet ..... should be Hence, customer .... should be used here.
used. 1264. (2) Here, send will agree with preposition ‘to’.