Verbal Ability - Spotting Errors - Discussion

Discussion :: Spotting Errors - Section 1 (Q.No.200)

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]. Mr.Smith was accused for murder
[B]. but the court found him not guilty
[C]. and acquitted him.
[D]. No error.

Answer: Option A


'Mr.Smith was accused of murder'

Ssss said: (Sep 11, 2014)  
Why we are using 'of' instead of 'for'?

Bavsih said: (Sep 22, 2014)  
For is the right answer.

Anuj said: (Dec 12, 2014)  
Because "accused of" is a phase, like "font of", "instead of" etc.

Rohit said: (Dec 25, 2014)  
The court did not find him guilty.

Prasad said: (Jun 29, 2016)  
Well said @Anuj.

Soumya Gupta said: (Aug 2, 2017)  
Agree @Rohit.

Bbb said: (Oct 26, 2019)  
Was accused. Is it possible 2 use 2 past tense in one sentence.

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