Verbal Ability - Spotting Errors - Discussion

Discussion :: Spotting Errors - Section 1 (Q.No.99)

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

99. 

(solve as per the direction given above)

[A]. She has never
[B]. approve of him
[C]. working as a clerk.
[D]. No error.

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

approved of his

Maddy said: (Sep 29, 2014)  
How 'his' comes instead of 'him'?

Narender said: (Oct 9, 2014)  
"approve of him working as a clerk" doesn't sound good. Approve of his working as a clerk is correct.

Raj said: (Sep 26, 2017)  
How could it be "his"?

I think it should be him as him is the object in this sentence.

Supriya Shukla said: (May 22, 2018)  
Please give the explanation clearly.

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