Q. 1 E4.2( 38 Votes )
Give reasons for the following statements.
The author thought that his positive thinking strategy worked well after all.
The author doubted his positive thinking when he found no pilgrims in Darchen. But he met Norbu by chance who had also come to do kora. He was an academic at Beijing. When he suggested that they both could become a team, the author thought that his positive thinking worked after all.
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Notice this construction: Tsetan was eager to have them fixed. Write five sentences with a similar structure.NCERT - English Hornbill
The narrative has many phrases to describe the scenic beauty of the mountainside like:
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(i) shaggy monsters
(ii) brackish lakes
(iii) rickety table
(iv) hairpin bend
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