Learn to use Scarcely correctly
Q. Scarcely had the nurse left (1) / after examining (2) / him than (3) / the patient died. (4) / No Error (5)- Published on 06 Jan 17
'Scarcely' is always followed by 'when'.
'When' cannot be replaced by 'than' or any other word.
The correct sentence should be: Scarcely had the nurse left after examining him when the patient died.