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The Officer Asked that the Report Be Submitted Immediately. - English Language

Question

MCQ

In the following sentence, four words or phrases are underlined. If there is any mistake with regard to grammar or usage, it is in the underlined part only. Identify the incorrect part.
The officer asked that the report be submitted immediately.

Options

  • that

  • the report

  • be submitted

  • immediately

  • No error

Solution

ALL OPTIONS ARE INCORRECT. There is no error in the statement. [Be submitted is an acceptable form of writing called a subjunctive. It is a specific verb form and in the context of the question, be submitted is acceptable.]

Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
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