Verbal Ability - Sentence Correction - Discussion

Discussion :: Sentence Correction - Section 1 (Q.No.14)

Which of phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold type to make the grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark 'E' as the answer.


The police has so far succeeded in recovering only a part of the stolen property.

[A]. thus far succeeded for recovery
[B]. so far succeeded in recovery of
[C]. as for as succeeded in recovery of
[D]. so far succeeded to recover
[E]. No correction required

Answer: Option E


No answer description available for this question.

Joseph said: (Mar 5, 2011)  
Simple past tense.

Sudeep said: (Apr 9, 2011)  
I think opt[D] is also correct...if not why? isn't it simple past tense.?
Correct me if i am wrong

Yogesh said: (Jun 9, 2011)  
Can we use ing after in ?

Moiz Khan said: (Aug 13, 2011)  

preposition +ing form is Grant, thats why with "in" recovering is used.

Preethi said: (Sep 10, 2011)  
Option B also sounds to be correct.

Anyone suggest me how this option is incorrect.

Pra said: (Sep 13, 2011)  
This is past continuous.

Srikanth said: (Dec 13, 2011)  
There's a lot of property to be recovered and the process continues. Thats why +ing form here.

Naresh said: (Jan 15, 2012)  
I think option b is correct if not explain any one proper answer

Avishek said: (Jan 16, 2012)  
This is idioms and uses. We don't use to infinitive after succeed but use ing form instead.

Govind said: (Feb 20, 2012)  
i think opt is D

Chares said: (Aug 10, 2014)  
I think the correct answer should be - The police has so far succeed in recovering only a part of the stolen property.

Purnanshu said: (Jan 11, 2015)  
Its a past continues, because searching operation is still going on. So no correction required.

Chitra said: (Jul 15, 2015)  
Why not option A?

Mkh said: (Jun 18, 2016)  
Why the answer is not D.

Avdhesh Dp said: (Jul 19, 2016)  
This is present perfect tense and IN is a preposition that is showing a relation with recovering (gerund has used an object of verb succeed).

(Or) In recovering may be an adverbial phrase.

Abc said: (Sep 12, 2016)  
Why not option D?

Shubhanshi said: (Sep 25, 2016)  
I too think the option[d] is correct.

Rajeswari said: (Oct 9, 2016)  
Yeah, I too think the option (d) is correct.

Murali Krishna said: (Nov 7, 2016)  
Also, it must be "The police have ... ".

Anita said: (Nov 28, 2016)  
Yeah, option d seems good. So, D is the correct answer.

Naimul said: (Jan 21, 2017)  
"To" should be used after success and in should be after succeed.

Nad said: (Jan 12, 2018)  
Succeeded is correct, but in the sentence 'has' used so it meant future tense?

Vipul Kumar said: (Mar 19, 2018)  
Usually the verb 'succeed ' is followed by the preposition in + ing, so may be E Is the correct option.

Prasanth Ala said: (Jul 7, 2018)  
Yes, IN after ING is correct, I agree with @Moiz Khan.

Kashif Iqbal said: (Jul 3, 2019)  
It should be cleared that the word 'police' always takes plural form of helping verb. Thus, how can the sentence be correct?

Somnath said: (Aug 6, 2019)  
I think the answer will be D.

Sulaiman said: (Aug 25, 2021)  
I think the right option is D.

Keerthi said: (Dec 4, 2021)  
It will be option D.

Sumeet said: (May 10, 2022)  
Police is a plural noun. It should be police have.

Post your comments here:

Name *:

Email   : (optional)

» Your comments will be displayed only after manual approval.