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Correct the underlined part of the sentence by choosing the correct option.

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

  1. is when high sounding words for effect, not suitability, are used.
  2. is the use of high-sounding words for effect rather than for suitability.
  3. is where high-sounding words are used for effect not suitability.
  4. is the using of high-sounding words for effect only.
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Option B is the right answer.

“Bombast is when/where...” is an incorrect usage.
Bombast is the use of high-sounding words for effect rather than for suitability.

Refer: https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/bombast

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