Verbal Ability - Sentence Improvement - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Sentence Improvement - Section 1 (Q.No. 80)
Directions to Solve

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.

She says she's already paid me back, but I can't remember, so I 'll have to take her word.
to take her word true
to take her at her word
to take her word for it
No improvement
Answer: Option
No answer description is available. Let's discuss.
6 comments Page 1 of 1.

Neha said:   8 months ago
The right answer is C, "word for it" is the correct form.

Aaj said:   6 years ago
She says she's already instead of this she says she has already.

Niladri GCETTB said:   8 years ago
To take her at her word = to believe what someone says and act accordingly.

So answer B is correct.

Manisha said:   8 years ago
Why B?

Dean said:   8 years ago
Why not D?

Mahesh said:   1 decade ago
I hope C is the right ans, as there are two 'her' it may not be the right ans.

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