English: Phrase Replacement/ Sentence Improvement Set 68

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Directions: Which of the phrases A, B, C, and D given below each statement should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given, mark E as the answer

  1. We had five fingers in each hand.
    have five fingers for
    had five fingers on
    have five finger in
    have five fingers on
    No correction required
    Option D


  2. He regretted that he had acted so rashly in the ‘Play’.
    because he had act
    that he had acts
    because he has acted
    that he had been acted
    No correction required
    Option E


  3. He is working hard to success for the examination.
    For succeeding
    For success off
    To succeed in
    For success into
    No correction required
    Option C


  4. The police are tried hard for tracking up the robbers.
    Trying hard to track down
    Tried hard to track in
    Trying hard to track up
    Tried hard for tracking down
    No correction required
    Option A


  5. The company had decided for normal its relation with its clientele.
    Has decided to normal
    Has decided to normalise
    Have decided normalisation
    Has decided in normalising
    No correction required
    Option B


  6. The crowd which has gather to protest against the decision slowly returned to their homes.
    Which had gathered
    Which have gather
    Gathering up
    Which gathers around
    No correction required
    Option A


  7. The bridge in connection with the two cities will remain closed for security reasons.
    Connects between
    In connection to
    Being connected from
    No correction required
    Option D


  8. Newspapers have great power because their enormous circulation.
    On account
    Because of
    As a result
    No correction required
    Option B


  9. Besides criticism of some supervisors the Chairman still commands respect from the employees.
    Despite criticism from
    Without criticism of
    Except the criticism from
    Unless criticism of
    No correction required
    Option A


  10. He will be handling the next project since he has vastly experience in this business.
    Vast experience
    Vastly experienced
    A vast experiencing
    The vast experience
    No correction required
    Option A


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