Verbal Ability - Sentence Correction - Discussion

Discussion :: Sentence Correction - Section 1 (Q.No.92)

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.


My hair stood off ends when I saw the horrible sight.

[A]. stood at ends
[B]. stood on ends
[C]. stood to ends
[D]. stands on ends
[E]. No correction required

Answer: Option B


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Phoenix said: (Mar 23, 2012)  
To make someone's hair stand on end means:
to make someone feel very frightened

Santosh Mandal(Avit--Cse) said: (May 18, 2012)  
OFF - is used in case of separation.
ON - is used in case of not separation the things must be in a contact.
So above option 'B'is correct answer due to hair contact.

Avinash said: (Sep 25, 2015)  
What about A?

Komal Yadav said: (Aug 6, 2016)  
"At " is used when you specify the exact location. Ex -"whatching movie at saket pvr".

Anonymous said: (May 23, 2019)  
Thank you all for this explanation.

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