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Sentence Correction 40

    Of all the suggestions received, his were more practical and cost-effective.

    1. his suggestions were more practical and cost-effective.
    2. the more practical and cost-effective suggestions were his.
    3. his were the most practical and cost-effective.
    4. No correction required


  • Correct Answer
    Choice (C)

Detailed Solution

In the given sentence, the use of the comparative form of the adjective is incorrect. Comparative form is used only when the comparison is between two alternatives. When singling out one in many, the superlative form has to be used.

There is no error in the usage 'his were' as the noun 'suggestions' associated with the pronoun 'his' is clearly understood from the context.

Correct Answer: C

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