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Choose the grammatically INCORRECT sentence:

  1. They gave us the money back less the service charges of Three Hundred rupees.
  2. This country’s expenditure is not less than that of Bangladesh.
  3. The committee initially asked for a funding of Fifty Lakh rupees, but later settled for a lesser sum.
  4. This country’s expenditure on educational reforms is very less.
asked in Verbal Ability by Boss (18.2k points) | 1.3k views

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Answer is (D)

"is very less" should be "is much less" or "is very little"
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Why is "is very less" wrong?

@kathleen, can you please help us in understanding the usage of less,low, and difference in very less to much less in the above example. Thanks
@Kathleen, shouldn't it be "service charge" instead of "service charges"?
Isn't option C wrong since it has a "," before but which should not be there since the second part of compound sentence is not independent.
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The country's expenditure is not less than that of Bangladesh .

The correct statement should be .the country's expenditure is not less than that of Bangladesh because the country's expenditure cannot compared with Bangladesh.It should be compared with Bangladesh's expenditure
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