# Recent questions tagged english-grammar

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From among the given sentences pick the grammatically correct one: Hugging his mother he opened the gift box. His performance in the match was superior than his teammates. I saw them playing while driving down the street. Laughing out loud Teja tried to express his happiness.
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From among the given sentences pick the grammatically correct one: I'm ill for two weeks. I'm ill since two weeks. I have been ill since two weeks. I have been ill for two weeks.
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From among the given sentences pick the grammatically INCORRECT one: He asked a tea. He was prevented from coming. I met your mother. I haven't seen a movie for a long time.
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From among the given sentences pick the grammatically correct one. She was prevented to come. Ravi met misfortune. We came a walk. Let’s go riding.
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From among the given sentences pick the grammatically INCORRECT one: I'm going to home. Send this letter to my address. They came for driving. He goes to his work.
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If you are absent from class for too long, it will be difficult to $\_\_\_\_$ . catch up catch out catch on catch at
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The lecture was attended by quite _______ students, so the hall was not very _______. a few, quite few, quiet a few, quiet few, quite
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They have come a long way in ________ trust among the users. creating created creation create
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The CEO’s decision to quit was as shocking to the Board as it was to ______. I me my myself
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Hema Das was_____ only Indian athlete to win _______ gold for India. the , many the, a an, a an , the
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The strategies that the company ________ to sell its products _______ house-to-house marketing. use, includes uses, include used, includes uses, including
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The fisherman, ________ the flood victims owed their lives, were rewarded by the government. whom to which to whom that
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Until Iran came along, India had never been ___________ in Kabaddi. defeated defeating defeat defeatist
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The search engine’s business model ____ around the fulcrum of trust. revolves plays sinks bursts
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"Don't go home yet," I told my colleague, "Remember you promised to finish your work before leaving." What is it's indirect speech ? My answer - I requested my colleague not to go home yet and to remember that he had promised to finish his work before ... promised to finish his work before leaving. If the reporter speech is in simple past (promised) it should be in past perfect in indirect form.
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1. Ram had ________ his mind to join the fire force. made up make up made by make by 2. All the smoke went ________ the chimney. in on by up 3. John can ________ Malayalam, English and Hindi. speaks speak spoke spoken 4. It is ________ to play with fire. ... 6. A ________ cattle was blocking the road. swarm herd flock pride 7. We must all work ________ to reach our goal. hard hardly heavy heavier
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"Going by the _____ that many hands make light work, the school ____ involved all the students in the task." The words that best fill the blanks in the above sentence are principle, principal principal, principle principle, principle principal, principal
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It is ___________ to read this year’s textbook ________ the last year’s. easier, than most easy, than easier, from easiest, from
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The ways in which this game can be played _________ potentially infinite. is is being are are being
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He was one of my best _______ and I felt his loss ________. friend, keenly friends, keen friend, keener friends, keenly
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Saturn is ___________ to be seen on a clear night with the naked eye. enough bright bright enough as enough bright bright as enough
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Research in the workplace reveals that people work for many reasons _______________ . money beside beside money money besides besides money
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After Rajendra Chola returned from his voyage to Indonesia, he ________ to visit the temple in Thanjavur. was wishing is wishing wished had wished
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The chairman requested the aggrieved shareholders to _________ him. Bare with Bore with Bear with Bare
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He $\underline{\text{turned a deaf ear to}}$ my request. What does the underlined phrasal verb mean? Ignored Appreciated Twisted Returned
An apple costs Rs. $10$. An onion costs Rs. $8$. Select the most suitable sentence with respect to grammar and usage. The price of an apple is greater than an onion. The price of an apple is more than onion. The price of an apple is greater than that of an onion. Apples are more costlier than onions.
Based on the given statements, select the appropriate option with respect to grammar and usage. Statements (i) The height of Mr. $X$ is $6$ feet. (ii) The height of Mr. $Y$ is $5$ feet. Mr. $X$ is longer than Mr. $Y$. Mr. $X$ is more elongated than Mr. $Y$. Mr. $X$ is taller than Mr. $Y$. Mr. $X$ is lengthier than Mr. $Y$.