Verbal Ability - Spotting Errors - Discussion

Discussion :: Spotting Errors - Section 1 (Q.No.153)

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).

153. 

(solve as per the direction given above)

[A]. Scarcely had
[B]. I arrived than
[C]. the train left.
[D]. No error.

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

'I arrived when'

Vignesh said: (Aug 20, 2011)  
What is the meaning in the sentence?

Afsar said: (Sep 3, 2011)  
I barely reached the station when the train left.

Example-->.

Scarcely a day goes by when they don't see or talk to each other.

Krishan Chandra said: (Jan 3, 2016)  
Hardly/scarcely when conjunction is uses?

Debasmita said: (Sep 26, 2016)  
I think Scarcely is followed by when.

Nikita said: (Oct 26, 2017)  
Is the use of the word scarcely right?

Prashanthi said: (Mar 18, 2018)  
Hardly and scarcely these words followed by when.

Arib said: (Nov 9, 2018)  
Instead of Scarcely Why not we write "No Sooner"?

Rajeev Ranjan said: (Nov 25, 2019)  
I think according to me.

Scarcely I arrived than the train left.

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