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481. (3) adept (Noun) : a person who Here, since is the right usage. or situation, especially a difficult
is good at doing something that 491. (1) amateur (Noun) : a person or unpleasant one
is quite difficult who takes part in any activity Here, slipped-into is the right
adapt (Verb) : adjust for enjoyment, not as a job usage.
adopt (Verb) : foster; to take professional (Noun) : a person 505. (4) Here, Past Per. Tense- had
somebody else’s child into your who takes part in any activity left is the right usage.
family and become its legal as a paid job and not as a hobby 506. (4) come of (Phr. V.) : to emerge
parent (s) Here, amateur is the right successfully
Here, adept, adopt is the right usage. come upon (Phr. V.) : to
usage. 492. (3) negligible (Adjective) : of discover or meet someone or
482. (1) penultimate (Adj.) : imme- very little importance or size and something by accident
diately before the last one; next/ not worth considering ; insigni- come out of (Phr. V.) : to
second to last ficant develop from something
Here, penultimate is the right Here, negligible is the right come through (Phr. V.) : to
usage. arrive by telephone, radio, etc.
483. (1) sagacious (Adj.) : showing Here, come of is the right usage.
493. (2) as + Adj. + as is used for
good judgement and under - 507. (1) dependent on (Adj.) :
comparing things that are equal
standing needing somebody/something in
in some way
pugnacious (Adj.) : having a order to survive or be successful
strong desire to argue or fight Here, as is the right usage.
Here, dependent is the right
with other people 494. (3) flee (Verb) : to leave a place
malicious (Adj.) : having or very quickly, especially because
508. (2) Here, my leave is the right
showing hatred and a desire to you are afraid of possible danger
harm somebody or hurt their flee (S. Pr.) fled (S. Past)
take your leave (Idiom) : to say
feelings. Here, fled is the right usage. goodbye
tenacious (Adj.) : determined 495. (1) with (Prep.) is the right 509. (1) generally (Adv.) : by or to
continuing to exist usage. most people; in most cases
Here, sagacious is the right leverage (Noun) : power to pruning (Noun) : the activity of
usage. influence people cutting off some of the branches
484. (2) consistent (Adj.) : always in
496. (1) Here, from (Prep.) is the from a tree, bush, etc. so that it
the same way, or having the
right usage. may grow better and stronger
same opinions, standards, etc.
It is used for showing the range Here, generally is the right
Here, consistent is the right
of something. (from ........ to) usage.
497. (4) legible (Adj.) : clear enough 510. (4) combated (Verb) : stopped
485. (3) convey (Verb) agrees with–
to (Prep.) to read something unpl easant or
The correct word wi ll be harmful from happening or from
Here, to is the right usage.
audible (Adj.) : that can be getting worse
486. (1) is divided (Singular Verb)
heard clearly hastened (Verb) : to make
divided (Adj.) : split by disagree-
ments or different opinions 498. (2) Here, too (Adv.) is the right something happen sooner or
usage. more quickly
Here, government is Singular
Subject 499. (1) In the Subjunctive Mood, impeded (Verb) : delayed or
Here, is divided is the right the Verb is always in the Plural, stopped the progress of some-
usage. even with a Singular Subject thing
487. (3) Here, complete (Verb) is the Here, were is the right usage. aggravated (Verb) : made an
right usage. unpleasant situation worse
500. (4) lest (Conj.) : in order to pre-
488. (4) The sentence is in Present vent something from happening Here, combated is the right
Perfect Tense. usage.
Here, lest is the right usage.
Here, completed (Verb) is the 511. (4) deal in (Phr. V.) : trade in
501. (2) Here, visit (Verb) is the right
right usage. deal with (Phr. V.) : to be about
489. (3) blame (Verb) : to think or say Here, with is the right usage.
that somebody/ something is 502. (4) of (Prep.) : belonging to
something ; relating to 512. (2) Here, bore away is the right
responsible for something bad usage.
point at somebody (Idiom) : to somebody
Here, of is the right usage. bear away (Phr. V.) : bear off;
accuse somebody of doing carry away; take away; carry off
something 503. (1) tie-up (Noun) : an agree-
bear on (Phr. V.) : to be relevant
Here, blaming is the right usage. ment between two companies to
to or burdensome to
490. (4) since (Prep.) : used with join together
513. (1) at the door : at the front door
Present Perfect Tense, i.e. from Here, tie-up is the right usage.
of a house
a time in the past until a later 504. (4) slip – into (Verb + Prep.) :
past time, or until now Here, at is the right usage.
to pass into a particular state