Sentence Improvement


Direction: In the following questions, a part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at 1, 2, and 3 which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case "no improvement" is needed, your answer is ‘4’.

  1. He behaves like coward.









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    coward (Noun) : a person who is not brave or who does not have the courage to do things that other people do not think are, especially difficult.
    Here, in a cowardly manner is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    coward (Noun) : a person who is not brave or who does not have the courage to do things that other people do not think are, especially difficult.
    Here, in a cowardly manner is the right usage.


  1. Whenever I doubt about the meaning of a word, I look up my dictionary.









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    Here whenever I have a doubt is the right usage.
    whenever (Conj.) : every time, at anytime

    Correct Option: A

    Here whenever I have a doubt is the right usage.
    whenever (Conj.) : every time, at anytime


  1. The servant was disturbed as her son was now out of sight due to bad company.









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    out of control (Idiom) : to be or become impossible to manage or to control
    out of sight (Idiom) : the area or distance within which somebody can’t see or something can’t be seen
    out of bounds (Idiom) : not acceptable ; not allowed to go to a place
    out of reach (Idiom) : out of bounds
    Here, out of control is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    out of control (Idiom) : to be or become impossible to manage or to control
    out of sight (Idiom) : the area or distance within which somebody can’t see or something can’t be seen
    out of bounds (Idiom) : not acceptable ; not allowed to go to a place
    out of reach (Idiom) : out of bounds
    Here, out of control is the right usage.


  1. Owing to the close affinity of the architect and the builder, the project was completed ahead of schedule.









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    cooperation (Noun) : the fact of doing something together or of working towards a shared aim
    affinity (Noun) : a strong feeling that you understand somebody or something and like them or it.
    collaboration (Noun) : the act of working with another person or group of people to create or produce something
    Here, cooperation is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    cooperation (Noun) : the fact of doing something together or of working towards a shared aim
    affinity (Noun) : a strong feeling that you understand somebody or something and like them or it.
    collaboration (Noun) : the act of working with another person or group of people to create or produce something
    Here, cooperation is the right usage.


  1. He is not only known for his wealth but also for his learning.









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    Here, known not only for his wealth is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, known not only for his wealth is the right usage.