English: Error Correction Test

Published on Sunday, November 15, 2015
                               error correction

1. Despite of their best efforts (1)/ they failed to retain (2)/ the contract due to (3)/ unwanted political interference. (4)/ No error (5)
2. How people do (1)/ to earn their bread (2)/ is dependent largely on (3)/ the locality where they live (4)/ No error (5)
3. You must realise (1)/ how importance it is (2)/ to give away to the needy (3)/ whatever you possess in excess. (4)/ No error (5)

4. Most of the travellers experienced (1)/ a shock when they arrived (2)/ at the museum only to find (3)/ that it had been burgled. (4)/ No error (5)
5. We had decided (1)/ to scrap the project (2)/ but the chairman insisted with (3)/ its continuation on the same terms. (4)/ No error (5)


1. 1 (Replaced "Despite of" with "Despite" or "Inspite of".) [* Tricks: Inspite of= Despite]
2. 1 (Replaced "Do" with "Work")
3. 2 (Replaced "Importance" with "Important")
4. 5 (No error)
5. 3 (Replaced "Insisted with" with "Insisted On")
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