Sentence Corrections Set – 11

Which of the phrase/ word from the options (A), (B), (C) and (D) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (e) i.e., “No correction required” as the answer.

Q1. There was a war on, so some kids were only sixteen when they join up.
A) joins in
B) joined up.
C) joined off
D) join off
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option B
Explanation
: join up- To engage in, become a member of. Past so joined up

Q2. I read the paper every day to keep into with the news.
A) for keeping of
B) to keep for
C) to keep up
D) for keeping into
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option C
Explanation
: keep up with – To stay at the same level as someone or something

Q3. I feel so let down because they promised me a puppy but all I got was a doll.
A) let by
B) letting off
C) lets off
D) letting by
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option E
Explanation
: let down – To disappoint

Q4. If you don’t want to take part in the game you can look by for now.
A) be looking at
B) look from
C) looking on
D) look on for
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option D
Explanation
: look on – To be a spectator at an event

Q5. I’m looking forward at my birthday. It’s in two days time.
A) looked forward from
B) looking forward to
C) looked at
D) looking from
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option B
Explanation
: look forward to – To await or anticipate with pleasure

Q6. I always looked up to my father. He was a great man.
A) looks up to
B) look into
C) looked since
D) looks from
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option E
Explanation
: look up to- To admire

Q7. It’s not nice for making fun of people in wheelchairs.
A) to making fun of
B) to make fun for
C) to make fun of
D) for making fun to
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option C
Explanation
: make fun of – To laugh at/ make jokes about

Q8. She had so many cats that she kept mix up their names.
A) mixing up
B) mixed up
C) mixing into
D) mix for
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option A
Explanation
: mix up- To mistake one thing or person for another

Q9. You were so tired after the game that you nod off on the couch.
A) nodded of
B) nodded into
C) nod on
D) nodded off
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option D
Explanation
: nod off – To fall asleep

Q10. He didn’t drink enough water so he pass out at the end of the race.
A) pass into
B) pass for
C) passed out
D) passed into
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option C
Explanation
: pass out – To faint

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