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.
      be used.
      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.
      or exam.
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.
                                                                        in time.
      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
      a switch.
                                                                        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’.