Verbal Ability - Sentence Improvement - Discussion

Discussion :: Sentence Improvement - Section 1 (Q.No.53)

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.


With a thundering roar the huge rocket soared up from the launching pad.

[A]. flew up
[B]. went upwards
[C]. took off
[D]. No improvement

Answer: Option C


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Radi said: (Jan 26, 2011)  
why is it not went upwards?

Niladri said: (Oct 28, 2014)  
Take off is more suitable for rocket.

Shobha Pande said: (Apr 30, 2022)  

Soared already means high. So avoid double entry words using soared and high together. Correct me, If I am wrong.

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