FILL IN THE BLANKS

The following question has a sentence with two blanks. Given below it are four pairs of words. Choose the pair that best completes the sentence.

Digital acceleration is the new ethos prevailing amongst medium and large corporations worldwide, and the             in demand for digital solutions and services shows no signs of          ___    in the near term.

  1. spurt, intensifying
  2. surge, abating
  3. growth, sharpening
  4. dip, reversing

 

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12 comments

  1. TG.Prabhat

    The answer is 2. To abate means to decrease or subside.

    4. is eliminated because if digital acceleration is the new characteristic among corporations, demand for digital solutions cannot dip.

    1. and 3. do not fit as they incorporate a paradox- if there has been a spurt or growth in demand, the author wouldn’t mention signs of it intensifying or sharpening again.

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