Directions: Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3), (4) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (5) ie ‘No correction required’ as the answer.
- My sincere advice to him is in pursuit of his education instead of taking up a job.
to pursue hisin the pursuit of hisin pursuingto pursuit in hisNo correction requiredOption B
- The company is determined to achieve the target by any means possible.
through no meansfrom some meansin any meansusing any meanNo correction requiredOption E
- have been look forward to the arrival of the new machinery for two weeks.
looked forward forlooked forward atlooking forward tolooking forwardNo correction requiredOption C
- He was quite upset how we refused his request for a loan.
that we refusewhen we refusedwhile we refusewhere we refusedNo correction requiredOption B
- The HR department plays a such crucial role in the organization.
so cruciallymostly crucialmuch crucialvery crucialNo correction requiredOption E
- Most teenagers these days prefer play cricket to pursuing other hobbies.
preferably playedprefer playingpreferred to playingprefer to playNo correction requiredOption B
- He cordially enquired how was my health.
my health wasmy health hadmy health isis my healthNo correction requiredOption A
- The season being very favourable, he seems to have been enjoyed the vacation.
have enjoyedhave been enjoybe enjoyedhad been enjoyedNo correction requiredOption A
- He tried hardly and that led to his success.
Hardly had he triedHad he tried hardlyHe had tried hardHe hard triedNo correction requiredOption C
- They had not been sympathetic to the poor.
being sympatheticbeen sympathized bysympatheticbeen shown sympathy forNo correction requiredOption E