English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections — Set 93

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.

  1. I leave in hurry because it was getting dark.
    left with hurry
    leave with hurry
    hurriedly left
    left hurriedly
    No correction required
    Option D

     

  2. Being forewarned on the lack of transport I hired a cycle.
    I was forewarned on
    On being forewarned on
    Being forewarned about
    Being warned before
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  3. Everyone is here exceptionally Ram.
    in exception Ram
    occasionally Ram
    with the exception of Ram
    in exception of Ram
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  4. The problem lay that he was so unused to this lifestyle.
    was lying in that he is
    lied in the fact that he was
    lay in the fact that he was
    is lying in the fact that he was
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  5. Today, after many years it was a great success.
    it had been a great success
    it will have been a great success
    it is a great success
    it may have been a great success
    No correction required
    Option D

     

  6. America has announced plans to shut up recruitment agencies.
    will announced plans to shut up
    announced plans to shut off
    has announced plans to shut down
    has announced plans of shut down
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  7. We are constantly surrounding of sounds and noise.
    constantly surrounding about sounds
    constantly surrounding by sounds
    constantly surrounded by sounds
    constantly surrounding withconstantly surrounding with
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  8. Cinema cannot compete in the luxury of watching a DVD at home.
    cannot competing
    will not compete in
    will not compete for
    cannot compete with
    No correction required
    Option D

     

  9. On account of she lacked a sense of responsibility I confiscated the keys.
    On account that her
    On account she
    On account that she
    Because she
    No correction required
    Option D

     

  10. Sachin is older of the two sons.
    is older than
    will be older of
    is elder than
    is the older of
    No correction required
    Option D

     


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