Question of The Day07-04-2020

Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.

The new entrants will be train by the trainer.


Correct Answer : c ) be train by

Explanation :

The given sentence is in passive voice, so passive structure for the modals is to be used.

Active structure: modals (will/shall/can/could etc) + V1

Passive: Modals + be + V3

In the case of passive structures, the pattern is “will be + V3,” i.e., will be trained is to be used to correct the sentence.

So, the third form of verb (train), i.e., trained will be used.

The correct sentence will be The new entrants will be trained by the trainer.

Hence, c is the correct answer.

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