Phrase Correction Set 3


Phrase Correction Set 3

Phrase Correction related questions is a newly introduced section in competitive exams. A phrasal verb is a combination of words (a verb + a preposition or verb +adverb) that when used together, usually take on a different meaning to that of the original verb. These types of questions are asked in many forms one of which has been discussed in this tests

Directions (1-5): In each question, there is pair of words/phrases that highlighted. From the highlighted word(s)/phrase(s), select the most appropriate word(s)/phrase(s) to form correct sentences. Then, from the options given, choose the best one.

phrasal correctionQ1.
I. He had argued that he received ineffective assistance of council(a)/counsel(b) at trial.
II. Witnesses say he was bleeding profusely but conscious(a)/conscience(b) and talking.
III. Each team will have to play on three concurrent(a)/consecutive(b) nights at least once.

I.Nearly all medical schools teach the importance of listening to patients and showing empathy(a)/sympathy(b).
II.We came to win the game and I thought we played specially(a)/especially(b) well in the first half.
III. He wrote in Latin an incorrect history of England, which is still extent(a)/extant(b).

I.It can even foment (a)/ferment(b) terrorism as people give up hope in good and honest government.
II.In other words, the euro zone is based on a gentleman’s agreement that’s widely flaunted(a)/flouted(b).
III.I soon realized that the efforts, though laudable(a)/laudatory(b), have a ways to go to meet the standard being set in my hometown.
(e) aab

phrasal correctionQ4.
I.The last one closed in October as the museum moves historic(a)/historical (b) objects out of its west wing for a major renovation beginning early next year.
II.It isn’t fair to imply(a)/infer(b) that cardiovascular disease is going away
III.Implementation can be a time intensive(a)/intense(b) process in terms of training, data input, data conversion, and down time.

I.Getting these imports at a cheaper price, than(a)/then(b), is good news.
II.Nothing is more powerful than an idea that(a)/whose(b) time has come.
III.Ed’s house, that(a)/which(b) is located on thirteen acres, was completely furnished with bats in the rafters and mice in the kitchen


1. D        2. D      3. B       4. D       5. E

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