Directions(1-10): 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.
- Starting out my own business at this time would affect the financial stability of my family.
Starting up myFor starting withTo start out mineBy starting myNo correction requiredOption A
- Use a tactic for mixing the inferior with good quality rice is dishonest and you will lose your license.
Using tactics asUsing a tactic likeTo use tacticsUsed to tactics likeNo correction requiredOption B
- The company will invest more six hundred crores in the next five years to expand its operations in Britain.
will further investhas invested more thanhave invested overwill be invested aboveNo correction requiredOption A
- Several of our projects have delayed because the equipment we ordered was delivered late.
have been delayed whendelayed because ofare delayed sincewere delayed withNo correction requiredOption B
- The committee has ruled out the possible raising taxes for this financial year.
possibly raisedpossible rise ofpossibility to raisepossibility of raisingNo correction requiredOption C
- He told his employer of his plans to leave the business to lead a more leisure life.
more leisurely lifemany leisurely lifemany leisured lifemore leisurely liveNo correction requiredOption A
- All she could think about was the beautiful dress and how she could earn enough money to buy it.
All she can thinkAll she could thoughtAll she can thoughtAll she can thinkingNo correction requiredOption E
- A young and successful executive was travelling down a neighbourhood street, going a bit to fast in his new car.
a bit too fastlya bit as fasta bit to fastlya bit too fastNo correction requiredOption D
- Padma could convince anyone with her talks as she had the gift of the gabbing.
gifting of the gabbinggift of the gabgifting of the gabgift off the gabNo correction requiredOption B
- For countries undergoing a recession, large cuts in public spending seem to be the ordering of the day.
be the ordering of daysbeing the order of the daybe the order of the daybeing the ordering of daysNo correction requiredOption C