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Look at these sentences. Most snakes are quite harmless, but a few are poisonous. Most snakes lay eggs, but the rattlesnake gives birth to its young. - English

Answer in Brief

Look at these sentences.

  • Most snakes are quite harmless, but a few are poisonous.
  • Most snakes lay eggs, but the rattlesnake gives birth to its young.

Now write five sentences like these using ‘most’ and the clues below.

1. (90% of) people are honest (10%) are dishonest.
________________________

2. (Lots of) fruit have plenty of sugar, (some) citrus fruit are low in sugar.
________________________

3. (Every soft drink except this one) has lots of ‘empty calories’.
________________________

4. (The majority of) films are romances, (a few) are on other topics.
________________________

5. (A majority of) people agree that he is a good leader, (just a few) disagree.
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Solution

1. Most people are honest, but about ten percent are dishonest.

2. Most fruits have plenty of sugar, but some citrus fruits have less sugar.

3. Most soft drinks have lots of ‘empty calories’, but this one does not have ‘empty calories’.

4. Most films are romances, but a few are on other topics.

5. Most people agree that he is a good leader, but a few disagree.

Concept: Grammar
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NCERT English - Honeysuckle Class 6 CBSE
Chapter 9.1 Desert Animals
Thinking About Language | Q 1 | Page 118
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