COMMON ERRORS


Direction: In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error. If the sentence is free from error, choose No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The Government offered him
    2. clerical job
    3. but he turned it over.
    4. No error

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    turn down (Phr. V.) : to reject or refuse to consider an offer, a proposal etc. turn over (Phr. V.) : to change position Hence, but he turned it down is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    turn down (Phr. V.) : to reject or refuse to consider an offer, a proposal etc. turn over (Phr. V.) : to change position Hence, but he turned it down is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I enjoyed during
    2. my tenure
    3. in Shimla.
    4. No error

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    Here, Past Perfect i.e. I had enjoyed during is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Here, Past Perfect i.e. I had enjoyed during is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Sooner had he come
    2. his colleagues
    3. organised a get-together.
    4. No error

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    Here, As soon as he came is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Here, As soon as he came is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. He flowed into a rage
    2. at the very
    3. sight of that man.
    4. No error

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    fly into a rage (Id.) : to become suddenly very angry Here, He flew into a rage is the right usage. Look at the sentence : l He flies into a rage if you even mention the subject.

    Correct Option: A

    fly into a rage (Id.) : to become suddenly very angry Here, He flew into a rage is the right usage. Look at the sentence : l He flies into a rage if you even mention the subject.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. There was a
    2. comparison between
    3. you and he.
    4. No error

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    Here, Objective Case i.e. you and him is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, Objective Case i.e. you and him is the right usage.