Verbal Ability - Spotting Errors - Discussion

Discussion :: Spotting Errors - Section 1 (Q.No.210)

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).

210. 

(solve as per the direction given above)

[A]. I could not convince them
[B]. because they persisted to suggest
[C]. that I was lying.
[D]. No error.

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

because they persisted in suggesting

Sug said: (Aug 28, 2011)  
Can any one please explain this?

Kumar said: (Feb 25, 2016)  
Certain phrases after "to" follow gerund.

Ex: Abstain from ..... avoid from ..... be used to etc.

Aditya Rawar said: (Jul 26, 2017)  
Persist is always followed by on/in.

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