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compared ___
to
less ____
than
more ___
than
that ___
of
those ___
of
regarded _____
as
considered ______
to be
as long ... ____
as
as far ... ____
as
___ a rate of
at
I prefer Korean food ____ Japanese.
to
use between to
distinguish two things
use among for
more than two things
fewer is used when
you can count the items in questions (fewer people or lawnmowers
less is used when
the items in questions are more abstract in number and cannot be counted (less sand or flour)
which must
come directly after a comma, and it must refer to the noun just before the comma
where must
refer to a location
when must
refer to a time
when something is countable use
number
when some thing is not countable use
amount
lay
to lay something down
an action you do to something
lie
to lie down
doing it to yourself
its v. their
its = singular
their = plural
order ... ____
to
whether vs. if
after prepositions, use whether
use whether before infinitives
use whether to front a question
use whether with or
use whether when selecting between two choices
how does the GMAT feel towards "being?"
it does not like it
not only ... _____
but also
compared with vs. in comparison to
compared with
served by vs. served through
served by
hope for vs. hope to
hope for something to happen
hope to do something
exchange for vs. exchange with
exchange for
although vs. in spite of
although (less wordy)
another vs. the other
another = unspecified
the other = known other
between vs. among
between = 2 sides
the other = a known other
is "it is hoped" synonymous with "hopefully?"
hopefully means in a hopeful manner
order _______ x
order ______ to
either ________ x
either _____ or
neither ______ x
neither _______ nor
less vs. fewer
Use fewer if you're referring to people or things in the plural (e.g. houses, newspapers, dogs, students, children)

Use less when you're referring to something that can't be counted or doesn't have a plural (e.g. money, air, time, music, rain).

Less is also used with numbers when they are on their own and with expressions of measurement or time
greater than vs. more than
greater than = describing numbers
more than = describing numbers of objects and making comparisons
credited as/for/with
credited with
Suggested pacing
1 - 10 = 25 min
11 - 20 = 20 min
21 - 30 = 15 min
31 - 41 = 15 min
a number vs. the number
a number = plural
the number = singular
intent ____
intent on
intend ___
intend to
when a pronoun is singular
if you can place the word one after a pronoun, it's a singular pronoun that takes a singular verb tense.

Neither (one) of the teachers is able to write well.
data is the plural form of
datum
media is the plural form of
medium
criteria is the plural form of
criterion
alumni is the plural form of
alumnus
many vs. much
countable = many
uncountable = much
able __
able to
accede ___
accede to
access ___
access to
according ___
according to
account ___
account for
accuse ___
accuse of
acquaint ___
acquaint with
agree ___
agree with
allow ___
allow for
amount ___
amount to
appear ___
appear to
apply ___
apply to
argue ___
argue over
so (adj) ___
so ____ as
associate ___
associate with
assure ____
assure that
____ a disadvantage
at a disadvantage
attempt ___
attempt to
attend ___, attention ___
attend to, attention to
attest __
attest to
attribute ___
attribute to
available ___
available to
based ___
based on
because ___
because of
believe ___
believe to be
between a ____ b
between a and b
call ___
call for
choice ___
choice of
choose ____ (nouns)
choose from (nouns)
choose ___ (verb)
choose to (verb)
claim __
claim to
collaborate ___
collaborate with
conclude ____
conclude that
consequence ___
consequence of