· I have citicize (1)/ the remarkable book (2)/ because I benefited (3)/ from reading it. (4)/ No error (5)
o The error lies in part (1) of the sentence. 'I have criticize' should be replaced with 'I did not criticize'. It will make the sentence meaningful.
· When he had been (1)/ walked along the road (2)/ a wild and ferocious dog (3)/ hit him hard and knocked him down (4)/ No error (5).
o (2) The structure of Past Perfect Continuous is : Subject + had been + verb +ing
· I am grateful to you (1)/ and all your friends (2)/ for showing sym-pathy (3)/ and kindness with me (4)/ No error (5).
o (4) The preposition 'with' should be replaced by 'to'.
· It was clear from the way (1)/ they were behaving (2)/ that they had been (3)/ lost their senses (4)/ No er¬ror (5).
o (3) Past Perfect Tense will be used. The structure is : Subject + had + past participle
· As Arundhati Roy (1)/ in her foreword write (2)/ John offers (3)/un-told stories of people. (4) No error (5)
o (2) The word 'write' is in Present Indefinite Tense. It should be replaced with 'has written' as Present Perfect is used to express past action whose time is not given and not defi¬nite.
· Responsibilities includes (1)/ working with the editors (2)/ on all. aspects (3)/ of the editorial process. (4)/ No error (5)
o (1) The word Responsibilities is a Plural Subject. It will take plural verb.
· While grouping the words (1)/ care have been taken (2)/ to in-clude th'e role (3)/ grammar plays in a language. (4)/ No error (5)
o (2) The word Care is Singular and it will take Singular ~erb. Hence, 'care have been taken' should be re¬placed with 'care has been taken'.
· Distrust seems (1)/ to be a factor (2)/ borne out of (3)/ prevail¬ing circumstances. (4)/ No error (5)
o (3) The phrase 'borne out of,' should be replaced with 'born of' which means coining from the speci¬fied type of parents, background, ori¬gin etc. For example,
· That boy possess (1)/ three beautiful pens (2)/ but he would not (3)/ show them to anyone (4)/ No error (5)
o (1) 'That boy possesses' is the correct usage, as the verb must agree with its subject in number and person.
· Though I had been (1)/ his friend for quite a long time, (2)/ I re¬fused to help him (3)/ because his ill nature (4)/ No error (5).
o (4) 'Because of' is the correct idiomatic form.