Question of The Day17-12-2019

Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, mark 'no error' as the answer (Ignore Error of Punctuation, If any).

Hardik called his friend John and said he is in traffic, so he may get late for office and John informed their boss Ravi that Hardik could not come on time.


Correct Answer : d ) Hardik could not come on time.

Explanation :

The error with the phrase, “Hardik could not come on time”, is with the use of the word, “could”.

As per the call of Hardik with John, he may come on time or he may get late. So the correct word to be used is might, i.e. “Hardik might not come on time”.

Hence, D is the correct answer.

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