In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. If there is no error, mark as ‘no error’.
I couldn’t help him, not because I do not want to, but because I had no time.
Correct Answer : a ) because I do not want to,Explanation :
The given sentence is in past tense as the initial part of the sentence tells by the use of ‘couldn’t’. So, the latter part of the sentence will also take past form.
Instead of using ‘do’ (present form), we need to use ‘did’ (past form).
Hence, (A) is the correct answer.
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