The following sentence has a word or phrase underlined. Read the sentence carefully and find which part of speech the underlined word belongs to. Indicate your response accordingly.
The young man at the church stood by the window and looked off dully at a graveyard of his master.
Correct Answer : a ) looked outExplanation :
‘Looked off’ means to take your eyes off something or stop looking at something/someone.
‘Looked out’ means to see outside.
‘Looked for’ means to search for something.
‘Looked into’ means to investigate.
In the given sentence, the young man stood by the window and was looking at the graveyard outside.
Hence, option a is the correct answer.
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