English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections — Set 73

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.

  1. My sincere advice to him is in pursuit of his education instead of taking up a job.
    to pursue his
    in the pursuit of his
    in pursuing
    to pursuit in his
    No correction required
    Option B

     

  2. The company is determined to achieve the target by any means possible.
    through no means
    from some means
    in any means
    using any mean
    No correction required
    Option E

     

  3. have been look forward to the arrival of the new machinery for two weeks.
    looked forward for
    looked forward at
    looking forward to
    looking forward
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  4. He was quite upset how we refused his request for a loan.
    that we refuse
    when we refused
    while we refuse
    where we refused
    No correction required
    Option B

     

  5. The HR department plays a such crucial role in the organization.
    so crucially
    mostly crucial
    much crucial
    very crucial
    No correction required
    Option E

     

  6. Most teenagers these days prefer play cricket to pursuing other hobbies.
    preferably played
    prefer playing
    preferred to playing
    prefer to play
    No correction required
    Option B

     

  7. He cordially enquired how was my health.
    my health was
    my health had
    my health is
    is my health
    No correction required
    Option A

     

  8. The season being very favourable, he seems to have been enjoyed the vacation.
    have enjoyed
    have been enjoy
    be enjoyed
    had been enjoyed
    No correction required
    Option A

     

  9. He tried hardly and that led to his success.
    Hardly had he tried
    Had he tried hardly
    He had tried hard
    He hard tried
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  10. They had not been sympathetic to the poor.
    being sympathetic
    been sympathized by
    sympathetic
    been shown sympathy for
    No correction required
    Option E

     


Related posts

Leave a Comment