Spot the Errors - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 27263
Q. She was taken with (1) / surprise when she saw (2) / the famous (3) / Taj Mahal. (4) / No Error (5)- Published on 21 Feb 17
Replace ‘with’ with ‘by’
With denotes the instrument or thing with which something is done. By denotes that agent or doer.
The correct sentence should be: She was taken by surprise when she saw the famous Taj Mahal.
Example: Ravana was killed by Ram with an arrow.
He beat the dog with a stick.
He shall reach here by four o’clock.
‘By’ is also used in future tense to express time up to the last stage.