Sentence Corrections Set – 9

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. It’s important for getting along with your team supervisor.
A) to getting along
B) to get along
C) at get along
D) to get again
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option B
Explanation
: get along- To be on good terms; work well with

Q2. He keeps getting for me and I really don’t know what I’ve done wrong.
A) gets at me
B) get off at me
C) getting at me
D) getting by me
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option C
Explanation
: get at – to criticize a person repeatedly

Q3. Students without jobs have a hard time getting in.
A) getting by
B) getting since
C) get to
D) get off
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option A
Explanation
: get by- To manage to cope or to survive

Q4. After they split up, she had a hard time getting with her life.
A) getting in
B) to get in
C) getting on with
D) to get by
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option C
Explanation
: get on with (something) – To continue to do; make progress

Q5. He doesn’t get on very well with the other members of the committee.
A) get in
B) get by
C) get off
D) gets of
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option E
Explanation
: get on (well) with (somebody) – To have a good relationship with

Q6. Anushka is trying for getting out of working the night shift.
A) to getting out for
B) to get out in
C) to get out of
D) to gets out by
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option C
Explanation
: get out of – To avoid doing something

Q7. Rupa had the chickenpox last week but she get over it.
A) got above it
B) get above it
C) got against it
D) got over it
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option D
Explanation
: get over- To recover from (illness, disappointment). As sentence is in past, so got over

Q8. We will never give by to the terrorists’ demands.
A) giving in to
B) give in to
C) gave in to
D) gives in to
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option B
Explanation
: give in- To cease opposition; yield

Q9. Aditya went through a lot of pain after his mother died.
A) go through
B) goes in
C) went off
D) go in
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option E
Explanation
: go through- To experience. Went in case of past

Q10. I have to hand into my report by next Wednesday.
A) to hang out
B) to handing in
C) to hand in
D) to hands in
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option C
Explanation
: hand in- To submit (report, homework)

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