Verbal Ability - Sentence Improvement - Discussion

Discussion :: Sentence Improvement - Section 1 (Q.No.90)

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.

90. 

My friend was in hospital for a week after an accident.

[A]. through
[B]. following
[C]. for
[D]. No improvement

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Mani said: (Jul 10, 2010)  
Later the accident was occured, he was joined in the hospital so following coveys the same meaning as after in this context.

Caesarbala said: (Sep 22, 2013)  
If both after and following have same meaning why don't we use no improvement as option.

Sashank said: (Dec 29, 2013)  
Here why can't we say after an accident.

And what's wrong in the usage than using following.

Ekta said: (Jun 20, 2015)  
Why 'D' can't be the option? Please explain guys?

Abhijit said: (Aug 16, 2015)  
I think after will not be used here as it should be 'after meeting an accident'.

Sarfaraz said: (Dec 11, 2015)  
Because after is use in future.

Tejasvi said: (Aug 31, 2016)  
After was right, but compared to following it was not because following which means contusion after, it might be after some time also.

Sonu said: (Dec 23, 2017)  
After and following both give same answer. Why we cosider following as answer?

Ash said: (Jan 24, 2018)  
After just after (following) is better.

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