NCERT Class 7 Chapter 10 English Solutions: The Story of Cricket Part 4

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Question 2:

Add -ly to the italicised word in each sentence. Rewrite the sentence using the new word. See the examples first.

∙ He runs between wickets as if his legs were stiff.

He runs between wickets stiffly.

∙ Why did the batsman swing the bat in such a violent manner?

Why did the batsman swing the bat so violently?

(i) It is obvious that the work has not been done in a proper way.

(ii) He made the statement in a firm manner.

(iii) The job can be completed within a week in an easy way.

(iv) You did not play in a serious manner, or else you would have won the match.

(v) She recited the poem in a cheerful manner.

Answer:

(i) It is obvious that the work has not been done in a proper way.

Answer: It is obvious that the work has not been done properly.

(ii) He made the statement in a firm manner.

Answer: He made the statement firmly.

(iii) The job can be completed within a week in an easy way.

Answer: The job can be completed within a week easily.

(iv) You did not play in a serious manner, or else you would have won the match.

Answer: You did not play seriously, or else you would have won the match.

(v) She recited the poem in a cheerful manner.

Answer: She recited the poem cheerfully.

Question 3:

Use the following phrases appropriately in place of the italicised words in the sentences given below.

As a Matter of Fact
As a matter of fact

as a matter of fact

we had better

see to it

by accident

as well

(i) Actually, I didn’t intend to come to your place. I reached here without planning.

(ii) Sunil, there’s a letter for you in today’s post. There’s one for me also.

(iii) Everybody thought I had composed the poem. The truth is my younger sister did it.

(iv) The doctor told the patient to make sure that he took his pills on time.

(v) It will be better for us to plan our trip before setting out.

(i) Actually, I didn’t intend to come to your place. I reached here without planning.

Answer: Actually, I didn’t intend to come to your place. I reached here by accident.

(ii) Sunil, there’s a letter for you in today’s post. There’s one for me also.

Answer: Sunil, there’s a letter for you in today’s post. There’s one for me as well.

(iii) Everybody thought I had composed the poem. The truth is my younger sister did it.

Answer: Everybody thought I had composed the poem. As a matter of fact, my younger sister did it.

(iv) The doctor told the patient to make sure that he took his pills on time.

Answer: The doctor told the patient to see to it that he took his pills on time.

(v) It will be better for us to plan our trip before setting out.

Answer: We had better plan our trip before setting out.

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