Verbal Ability - Sentence Improvement - Discussion

Discussion :: Sentence Improvement - Section 1 (Q.No.38)

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.


It was indeed a shock for her, but she has later recovered from it.

[A]. since
[B]. then
[C]. afterwards
[D]. No improvement

Answer: Option A


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Mohan said: (Sep 30, 2010)  
Why would not be afterwards?

Priyanka said: (Feb 22, 2011)  
I thought it would be then.

Sandeep said: (Jan 11, 2012)  
Ya priyanka is correct. I too go with her opinion.

Ragavanda said: (Aug 12, 2013)  
Since is apt.

Since refers 'from that moment onwards she started recovering'.

Shashidhar M J said: (Oct 18, 2013)  
I would prefer that 'then' is the most appropriate word as if we read it as a reported indirect speech.

Mohan said: (Dec 19, 2013)  
Yes, I would also prefer, @Ragavanda said since is apt, but look at the gerund he had added, Recover"ing", but here it is recover"ed".

Jima said: (Oct 6, 2015)  
I also think it is then.

Ramya said: (Jan 19, 2016)  
Someone please tell the correct answer.

Suri said: (May 11, 2016)  
Answer should be "then".

Ramakrishnan said: (Aug 29, 2016)  
I think no improvement is required.

If we rearrange it. It was indeed a shock for her, but later she has recovered from it.

Prabal said: (Sep 7, 2016)  
@Priyanka, you are correct.

Roney said: (Sep 14, 2016)  
Your answer is correct @Priyanka.

Bharagv said: (Sep 14, 2016)  
@Priyanka, you are correct.

Priyanka said: (Sep 20, 2016)  

Shubham said: (Sep 22, 2016)  
The correct answer is 'then'.

Adi said: (Sep 27, 2016)  
I also think 'then' is the correct answer.

Ajay Singh said: (Oct 20, 2016)  
According to me, then is correct.

Prithika said: (Oct 26, 2016)  
According to me its "then".

Ritika said: (Apr 15, 2017)  
I think it would be then.

Shambhavi said: (Sep 1, 2017)  
According to me, 'then' is right.

Dipthi said: (Mar 19, 2018)  
I think its answer is then.

Vipin said: (Aug 1, 2018)  
I think then is more appropriate.

Souparno said: (Sep 14, 2019)  
Yeah, I also agree then should be the correct one.

Samatha said: (Sep 22, 2019)  
Yes, I too agree, that then is correct.

Jaykumar said: (Feb 2, 2020)  
I think then would suit, but & since can't come together in a sentence.

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