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language & reading comprehension is an important section from the SSC CGL 2020 point of view. So, it is
essential that the aspirants master the basics of grammar and develop a rich
vocabulary. In this article, we have discussed an important topic of English
grammar (with examples) that is utilized in many questions of the exam. SSC CGL Notification
are short words used to link people, places, time and objects in a sentence?
"In" is used with names of countries and large towns
whereas "at" is used when speaking of small towns and villages.
"In" and "at" are also used when speaking about things at
rest. For example,
I live in
I live at
Noida in Uttar Pradesh.
He is in
He is at the
top of the ladder.
"To" and "into" are used to speak about things
in motion. For example,
He ran to
into the river.
"On" is used to depict things at rest. "Upon"
is used for things in motion. For example,
sitting on a chair.
sprang upon the egg.
"Till" is used to depict time and "to" is used
to depict a place. For example,
till 2 AM yesterday.
He ran to
end of the street.
"With" often denotes the instrument and also means
accompanied by. "By" is used to identify the means of conveyance. For
I will go
He was saved
by the bell.
"Since" denotes some point of time and is used before a
noun or a phrase. For example,
I have been
working since morning.
"From" is used with non-perfect tense and is also used
before a noun depicting some point of time. For example,
I will join the office from tomorrow.
"For" is used for a specific period of time. For
I have been
working with this company for 2 years.
"Beside" means at the side of and "besides"
means in addition to. For example,
The cat lay
beside the dog.
being fined Rs. 1000, he was imprisoned for 6 months.
"Above" and "below" denote position.
"Over" and "under" carry a sense of movement too. For
example, "The bird is flying above the trees" is wrong whereas
"The bird is flying over the trees" is correct.
"During" is used to refer time within which something
happens. For example,
high during election time.
"Compare" is followed by "to" when it shows
that two entities are alike. It is followed by "with" when we look at
how entities are like and unlike each other. For example,
compare SSC CGL 2020 with CSE 2020, we will find that the former is much easier
than the latter.
"Scarcely" means barely or hardly and should be followed
by "when" and not by "but". For example,
he stepped out of the house when it started raining.
papers of SSC CGL 2020 will give you
a fair idea of the types of questions asked in the exam and how these concepts
are put to use. So, make sure you attempt a lot of them.