E011 English Usage

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Correct the sentences by eliminating the mistakes.


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  • 1. 
    He got over early on the morning to catch the train to Delhi.  
    • A. 

      He got up early of the morning to catch the train to Delhi.

    • B. 

      He got up early in the morning to catch the train to Delhi.

    • C. 

      He got up early in the morning to catch up the train to Delhi.

  • 2. 
    These workers are working hardly and they are quiet efficient.       
    • A. 

      These workers are working hard and they are quite efficient.

    • B. 

      These workers are working hardly and they are quite efficient.

    • C. 

      These workers are working hard and they are quiet efficient.

  • 3. 
    What is the purpose about going there, I dont know.
    • A. 

      What is the purpose of going there, I dont know.

    • B. 

      What is the purpose in going there, I dont know.

    • C. 

      What is the purpose of going there, I don't know.

  • 4. 
    It is high time we should address this serious issue.    
    • A. 

      It is high time we address this serious issue.

    • B. 

      It is high time we should have addressed this serious issue.

    • C. 

      It is high time we addressed this serious issue.

  • 5. 
    Had I been informed earlier, I will avoid coming today for the meeting.
    • A. 

      Had I been informed earlier, I could avoid coming today for the meeting.

    • B. 

      Had I been informed earlier, I would have avoided coming today for the meeting.

    • C. 

      Had I been informed earlier, I will have to avoid coming today for the meeting.

  • 6. 
    The perfect  solution of the vexed problem eluded to us for a long time.
    • A. 

      The perfect solution about the vexed problem eluded us for a long time.

    • B. 

      The perfect solution to the vexed problem eluded us for a long time.

    • C. 

      The perfect solution to the vexed problem eluded to us for a long time.

  • 7. 
    "Watch out!", he yells when he spotted the huge tree was about to fall.
    • A. 

      "Watch out!", he yelled when he spotted the huge tree was about to fell.

    • B. 

      Watch out!, he yells when he spotted the huge tree was about to fall.

    • C. 

      "Watch out!", he yelled when he spotted the huge tree was about to fall.

  • 8. 
    Every clouds have a silver lining to it.
    • A. 

      Every clouds have a silver lining to it.

    • B. 

      Every cloud has a silver lining to it.

    • C. 

      Every cloud have a silver lining to it.

  • 9. 
    To error is human, to forgive is divine.
    • A. 

      To err is human, to be forgiven is divine.

    • B. 

      To err is human, to forgive is divine.

    • C. 

      To err is human. but to forgive is divine.

  • 10. 
    He must be either a fool are a knave.
    • A. 

      He ought to be either a fool or a knave.

    • B. 

      He must either be a fool or a knave.

    • C. 

      He must be neither a fool nor a knave.

  • 11. 
    "This must be the hottest day of the season", my mother told to me.
    • A. 

      "This must be the hottest day off the season", my mother told me.

    • B. 

      "This must be the hottest day of the season", my mother told me.

    • C. 

      "This must be the hottest day off the season", my mother said to me.

  • 12. 
    This report is to good too be true.
    • A. 

      This report is to good two be true.

    • B. 

      This report is two good to be true.

    • C. 

      This report is too good to be true.

  • 13. 
    Because he committed a fraud, his pension was withhold.
    • A. 

      Because he committed a fraud, his pension was withheld.

    • B. 

      Because of he committed a fraud, his pension was withheld.

    • C. 

      Because he committed a fraud, his pension was withholded.

  • 14. 
    He had to grin and bore the long line for reserving his tickets.
    • A. 

      He had to grin and bear the long line for reserving his tickets.

    • B. 

      He had to grin and bare the long line for reserving his tickets.

    • C. 

      He had to grin and borne the long line for reserving his tickets.

  • 15. 
    A honest officer comes by an yellow car.     
    • A. 

      An honest officer comes by an yellow car.

    • B. 

      An honest officer comes by a yellow car.

    • C. 

      A honest officer comes by a yellow car.

  • 16. 
    The tiger jumped up to the rock and bounded away.
    • A. 

      The tiger jumped up on the rock and bounded away.

    • B. 

      The tiger jumped up above the rock and bounded for away.

    • C. 

      The tiger jumped upon the rock and bounded of and away.

  • 17. 
    The professor went to his village to sell of his land with his wife.
    • A. 

      The professor went to his village to sell off his land with his wife.

    • B. 

      The professor went to his village with his wife to sell off his land .

    • C. 

      The professor went to his village to sell of his land together with his wife.

  • 18. 
    Nevertheless Henry Ford never attended any school, he was considered to be a educated man.
    • A. 

      Although Henry Ford had never attended any school, he was considered to be an educated man.

    • B. 

      Although Henry Ford never attended any school, he was considered to be a educated man.

    • C. 

      Even though Henry Ford never attended any school, he had considered to be an educated man.

  • 19. 
    In olden days, sailors use to travel to unknown destinations only in the seas.
    • A. 

      In olden days, sailors used to travel to unknown destinations only around the seas.

    • B. 

      In olden days, sailors used to travel to unknown destinations only through the seas.

    • C. 

      In olden days, sailors were used to travel to unknown destinations only by the seas.

  • 20. 
    Besides those mountains, lie a beautiful and serene lake.
    • A. 

      Beside those mountains, lies a beautiful and serene lake.

    • B. 

      Behind those mountains, lied a beautiful and serene lake.

    • C. 

      Besides those mountains, lies a beautiful and serene lakes.