Sentence Correction
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Q.

Bombast is when high sounding words for effect, not suitability, are used.

 A.

is when high sounding words for effect, not suitability, are used.

 B.

is the use of high-sounding words for effect rather than for suitability. 

 C.

is where high-sounding words are used for effect not suitability. 

 D.

is the using of high-sounding words for effect only.

 E.

is when you use high-sounding words for effect rather than for suitability.

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Solution:
Option(B) is correct

The construction "Bombast is where/when" is incorrect. "Bombast is the using of" is also faulty.


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The construction "Bombast is where/when" is incorrect. "Bombast is the using of" is also faulty.

Can you please explain why "E" is incorrect? And what is wrong with using When?