In the question below, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, choose ‘No improvement’.
Prashant had decided lately to reveal the mystery to one and all.
Correct Answer : d ) has decidedExplanation :
The given sentence makes use of a keyword ‘lately’ which means ‘recently’. To express an action of present and that too an action that has recently come to an end, we use present perfect tense.
We need to use ‘has decided’ (present perfect) instead of ‘had decided’ (past perfect).
Hence, (d) is the correct answer.
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