Correct the following sentences/Sentence Correction
A) He does not know to swim.
Ans. He does not know how to swim
B) Why you go there?
Ans. Why did you go there?
C) He talked the speech.
Ans. He delivered the speech.
D) I know where does he live.
Ans. I know where he lives.
E) He is somewhat tall for his age.
Ans. He is rather tall to his age.
F) I saw a dead body walking by the river.
Ans. While walking by the river, I saw a dead body.
Change the voice/speech of the following.
a) ‘Run away children’ said the mother.
Ans. The mother ordered the children to run away.
b) “Let’s go for a picnic”,he said.
Ans. He proposed that they should go for a picnic.
C) My pocket has been picked.
Ans. Someone has picked my pocket.
D) Who will do the work?
Ans. By whom will the work be done?
E) His performance surprised me.
Ans. I was surprised at his performance.
Express in a single word
A) One who hates mankind.
Ans – Misanthropist/ misanthrope
B) A man who is yet to get married.
C) One who loves his own country.
D) A woman who has lost her husband.
E) One whose parents are dead.
Fill in the gaps
A) She excels in dancing.
B) He is devoid of commonsense.
C) Students are anxious about their result.
D) I don’t hanker after wealth.
E) This color matches with that.
F) The market place is on fire.
G) The house is infested with rats.
Niggard – Miser