English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections — Set 77

Directions: Which of the phrases (A), (B), (C), (D) 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 (E) ie ‘No correction required’ as the answer.

  1. He advised his son not doing anything which is against his conscience.
    never to do
    not done
    to not doing
    no doing of
    No correction required
    Option A

     

  2. Even after talking the matter for hours we could not arrive at a decision.
    talking to
    talking over
    talked about
    talk through
    No correction required
    Option B

     

  3. Every employee is entitled to those benefits from the late regulations.
    underneath the later
    below the latest
    within the lately
    under the latest
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  4. Recently there has been suddenly increased the price of oil.
    suddenly increasing
    sudden increase from
    a sudden increase in
    increased suddenly
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  5. That company is our rival since it provides similar services to ours in a lowest rate.
    with lowest of rate
    in low rates
    for as lower rates
    at lower rates
    No correction required
    Option D

     

  6. India has many laws for regulating to use of land in urban areas.
    regulated for using
    to regulate the use
    are regulating the use
    for regulating used
    No correction required
    Option B

     

  7. Mr Gates is a successful entrepreneur donated most of his wealth to charity.
    has donated most of
    donated mostly
    who has donated most of
    donates much of
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  8. We are unwilling to make any concession to their demands.
    not willing to take
    willingly given
    not willing in giving
    unwilling to take
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  9. Sudha was determined to get a better job, in pursuing higher studies.
    by pursuing higher
    in the pursuit of high
    pursuing higher
    to pursuit higher
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  10. The surface of the road has got severe damage during the heavy rains last week.
    getting severely damaged
    is been damaged severely
    has severe damage
    was severely damaged
    No correction required
    Option D

     


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