Verbal Ability - Sentence Improvement - Discussion

Discussion :: Sentence Improvement - Section 1 (Q.No.86)

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.


Not a word they spoke to the unfortunate wife about it

[A]. did they speak
[B]. they will speak
[C]. they had spoken
[D]. No improvement

Answer: Option A


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Dsdfsw said: (Sep 24, 2015)  
Can any one explain? Please.

Anchal said: (Aug 29, 2016)  
Explain please.

Ustad Bis Milla Khan said: (Sep 28, 2016)  
Spoke here is not followed by the subject. So here will be the 1st form of the verb. And it is in simple present tense we will use - did they speak'.

Dakin said: (Dec 26, 2018)  

'did' is used in past tense sentences not in present tense sentences.

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