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Wednesday, April 03, 2013

EDITING

Rewrite the following text by filling the gaps using the most appropriate alternative given in
the bracket.
1. At sunrise he............. (finish, finished, finishes) his bath in the courtyard........... (but, and, yet) took
the glass of tea from his wife's hand. His fingers ........... (slack, slacken, slackened) and the glass
slipped from his grasp.......... (spill, spilling) the contents. It was his first conscious.............. (knowing,
known, knowledge) of the fear he carried, his superstition............. (if, that, which) had become an
anxiety.......... (who, which, whom) he knew could haunt him........... (without, through, throughout) his
life.
2. Salim Ali was ............ (a, an, the) true lover................ (of, for, off) nature and...... (him, his, her) love
for the wildlife is expressed in his autobiography............... (when, where, that) he calls the wildlife a
capital,............. (a, an, the) asset and says, "The interest............. (over, on, in) the capital must
be............. (useful, use, used), ...........(when, while, then) leaving the capital itself in intact. This
is........ (why, how, which) I interpret wildlife conservation and believe that future generations should
enjoy the same fun...................(as, with, that) it that I had.

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