Verbal Ability - Spotting Errors - Discussion

Discussion :: Spotting Errors - Section 1 (Q.No.172)

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).


(solve as per the direction given above)

[A]. The Sharmas
[B]. are living in this colony
[C]. for the last eight years.
[D]. No error.

Answer: Option B


have been living in this colony

Santosh Kumar said: (Nov 7, 2014)  
It was nearly thirty years ago since magazine was published.

Avinash said: (Mar 1, 2015)  
Can I use-"since the last eight years"?

Kavya said: (Jan 11, 2016)  
No, to use "since" the time mentioned should be very particular.

Smit said: (Aug 1, 2017)  

The time mentioned is particular "8years".
I think we can use since the last eight years.
If I am wrong please clarify,

Ruchika said: (Dec 15, 2017)  
But 8 years is the duration not a specific time. Since January, Monday, 2016 etc can be used.

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