Question of The Day06-07-2021

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’.

When I comes to know that I was the winner I couldn’t hold myself back.

Answer

Correct Answer : b ) Came to know

Explanation :

The given sentence is in past as the use of past modal verb ‘couldn’t express and hints at. So, past verb form will only be used throughout to maintain the accuracy and keep the sentence grammatically correct.

We need to use ‘came’ (past tense) instead of ‘comes’ (present tense).

Hence, (B) is the correct answer.

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