Spot the Errors - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 27259

Q.  None could (1) / dare to encroach (2) / on his (3) / rights. (4) / No Error (5)
- Published on 21 Feb 17

a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
e. 5

Replace ‘on’ by ‘upon’ The verb ‘encroach’ takes ‘upon’ after it.

The correct sentence should be: None could dare to encroach upon his rights.

General Use of On, Upon

On is for things at rest; Upon is used for things in motion.

Example: He is sitting on the floor,
The cat sprang upon the table.

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