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Hema Prophesized that If Ratna Kept Dancing that Way, She’D Get Her Just Deserts. Hema Prophesized that If Ratna Kept Dancing that Way, She’D Get Her Just Deserts. - English Language

Question

MCQ

In the following question, choose the correct sentence/sentences.

Options

  • Hema prophesized that if Ratna kept dancing that way, she’d get her just deserts.

  • Hema prophesized that if Ratna kept dancing that way, she’d get her just deserts.

  • Hema prophesied that if Ratna kept dancing that way, she’d get her just deserts.

  • Hema prophesied that if Ratna kept dancing that way, she’d get her just deserts.

Solution

'prophesized' is an incorrect word; 'prophesied' means 'made a prediction'. 'will get her just deserts' is an idiom that means 'will only get an unpleasant result which she actually deserved.
Therefore, 'Hema prophesied that if Ratna kept dancing that way, she’d get her just deserts.' is the correct option.

Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
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