Verbal Ability - Sentence Improvement - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Sentence Improvement - Section 1 (Q.No. 16)
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.

hoping not to be disturbed, I sat down in my easy chair to read the book. I won as a prize.
I had won as a prize
I have won as prize
I had to win as a prize
No improvement
Answer: Option
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7 comments Page 1 of 1.

Jagdish said:   3 years ago
''Had" Past perfect is used when two actions in the past took place simultaneously and one was over just before the another. Here sentence is question is a separate sentence thus will go in simple past. So, the answer is 'D' No Improvement.

Sandeep said:   5 years ago
Here, What does 'easy chair' refers to?

Avani said:   5 years ago
How can two past tense go together? Please explain this.

Bishwas said:   6 years ago
But he is talking about present tense that. Hoping not be disturbed.

So in my opinion B should be correct.

Sai kumar said:   7 years ago
I won as a prize is the past.

And it is followed by which, and Which is replaced by had.

Rrp said:   9 years ago
When tell about 2 actions, had is used to tell the first action.

So here option A is correct.

Muhi said:   1 decade ago
Why can't it be "I won as a prize". ?

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