Verbal Ability - Spotting Errors - Discussion

Discussion :: Spotting Errors - Section 1 (Q.No.198)

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]. All the four sons
[B]. of the old man
[C]. quarrelled between themselves.
[D]. No error.

Answer: Option C


quarrelled among themselves

Divya said: (Feb 25, 2011)  
Old starts with an vowel so the before word should start with an.

Akshaya said: (Jun 8, 2013)  
"between" is used for 2 people.. When More than 2 people are there.. We use "among".

Prasad said: (Jun 29, 2016)  
Thank you @Divya and @Akshaya.

Rakesh said: (Aug 19, 2016)  
Old man was specified particularly so we use the old man.

Tum said: (Jul 4, 2021)  
Please explain in detail @Akshaya.

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