Verbal Ability - Sentence Improvement

Exercise :: Sentence Improvement - Section 1

  • Sentence Improvement - Section 1

In questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.

36. 

We look forward to hear from you.

A. hearing
B. have heard
C. listen
D. No improvement

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

We look forward to hearing from you.

37. 

It was indeed a shock for her, but she has later recovered from it.

A. since
B. then
C. afterwards
D. No improvement

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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38. 

Realising is the significance of technical education for developing country, the government laid aside a large sum on it during the last plan-period.

A. laid up
B. set aside
C. laid out
D. No improvement

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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39. 

If you are not clear about the meaning of a word, it is wise to look to a dictionary.

A. look for
B. look at
C. look up
D. No improvement

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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40. 

You are warned against committing the same mistake again.

A. to commit
B. for committing
C. against to commit
D. No improvement

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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41. 

No sooner he had returned home then his mother felt happy.

A. had he returned home when
B. he had returned home than
C. did he return home than
D. No improvement

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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42. 

He should move on to the next point, and not harp one sting only.

A. harp on string only
B. harp only one string
C. harp upon one string only
D. No improvement

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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