Verbal Ability - Sentence Improvement - Discussion

Discussion :: Sentence Improvement - Section 1 (Q.No.34)

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.


We were not the wiser for all this effort to explain the case to us.

[A]. none
[B]. neither
[C]. nevertheless
[D]. No improvement

Answer: Option A


No answer description available for this question.

Tarzen said: (Dec 17, 2011)  
Please explain?

Prasad said: (Jan 10, 2012)  
Please explain why?

Keerthi said: (Aug 27, 2012)  
Can anyone explain the meaning of this sentence.

Nakool said: (Sep 2, 2013)  
Be none the wiser.

To still be confused about something, even after it has been explained to you.

Isobel must have explained the theory three times to me but I'm afraid I'm still none the wiser.

Rahul Kumar said: (Feb 6, 2015)  
Please anyone Explain why?

Ganga Bisht said: (Sep 3, 2015)  
Its an idiom which simply means to be fail to understand something even if it is explained to you.

Rajia said: (Sep 24, 2015)  
You have explained more lucidly.

Mounika said: (Oct 9, 2016)  
Please, can anybody explain me?

Yaswanth said: (Jan 8, 2017)  
I hope "no improvement" is the answer.

Mehul said: (Jul 27, 2017)  
Be None the wiser is an idiom.

So that's why it is correct only.

Avani said: (Mar 1, 2019)  
Neither is the correct answer.

Chinnu said: (Jul 19, 2019)  
Yes, @Avani.

Neither is the correct answer. I too agree.

Pranay said: (Oct 15, 2019)  
I think no improvement is the answer.

Prabha said: (Aug 23, 2020)  
And if we don't use idiom then? Please explain.

Hardeep said: (Oct 18, 2020)  
None the wiser is the correct answer cause question says that we were none the wiser for all this effort to explain the case to us means they (someone) had explained them about the case but they didn't understand it which vividly seen that 'none' the wiser is correct.

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