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GMAT: Verbal Test 2 p.560 Princeton Review
Undergone a radical reappraisal
Kinetic
Undergone
radical
Change the way of thinking; change your mind
motion, movement; Energy of motion
experienced; been subjected to
Extreme; especially an extreme change
Undergone a radical reappraisal
Change the way of thinking; change your mind
Kinetic
motion, movement; Energy of motion
121 terms
GMAT Verbal
and combines
-ing is a verb if
and is an open marker unless
verbs don't have to be in same tense (…
two independent clauses together... -shows how things similar... -m…
you see a helping verb before it... -a helping verb is a verb th…
combined with both
but they have to be in a tense, can't compare a verb that has…
and combines
two independent clauses together... -shows how things similar... -m…
-ing is a verb if
you see a helping verb before it... -a helping verb is a verb th…
9 terms
GMAT: Verbal Test 2 p.561-562; Q6-12 Princeton Review
Crippling
Disable
Incapacitate
Thrives
that disables or incapacitates... damaging; doesn't allow normal…
impair... limited by physical or mental condition
not useful for the purpose intended
grows successfully and strong;... Flourishes
Crippling
that disables or incapacitates... damaging; doesn't allow normal…
Disable
impair... limited by physical or mental condition
121 terms
GMAT Verbal
and combines
-ing is a verb if
and is an open marker unless
verbs don't have to be in same tense (…
two independent clauses together... -shows how things similar... -m…
you see a helping verb before it... -a helping verb is a verb th…
combined with both
but they have to be in a tense, can't compare a verb that has…
and combines
two independent clauses together... -shows how things similar... -m…
-ing is a verb if
you see a helping verb before it... -a helping verb is a verb th…
16 terms
GMAT: Verbal bin 2. Long passage. Princeton Review
Perpetual
Democratic
Plight
Overriding
...
....
...
...
Perpetual
...
Democratic
....
121 terms
GMAT Verbal
and combines
-ing is a verb if
and is an open marker unless
verbs don't have to be in same tense (…
two independent clauses together... -shows how things similar... -m…
you see a helping verb before it... -a helping verb is a verb th…
combined with both
but they have to be in a tense, can't compare a verb that has…
and combines
two independent clauses together... -shows how things similar... -m…
-ing is a verb if
you see a helping verb before it... -a helping verb is a verb th…
GMAT Verbal
and combines
-ing is a verb if
and is an open marker unless
verbs don't have to be in same tense (…
two independent clauses together... -shows how things similar... -m…
you see a helping verb before it... -a helping verb is a verb th…
combined with both
but they have to be in a tense, can't compare a verb that has…
and combines
two independent clauses together... -shows how things similar... -m…
-ing is a verb if
you see a helping verb before it... -a helping verb is a verb th…
46 terms
GMAT VERBAL
HOW TO SOLVE A FLAW QUESTION
HOW TO SOLVE EVALUATION QUESTION
BECAUSE
SINCE
PREDICT ERROR
FOLLOWS THE CONCLUSION (RARE QUESTION)
EVIDENCE WORD
EVIDENCE WORD
HOW TO SOLVE A FLAW QUESTION
PREDICT ERROR
HOW TO SOLVE EVALUATION QUESTION
FOLLOWS THE CONCLUSION (RARE QUESTION)
36 terms
GMAT Verbal
Firefighters should always secure one'…
One of the zoo's foxes escaped from it…
She felt that she was an utter failure…
The Canadians were furious when their…
Incorrect... Firefighters is plural and cannot mix with one's.…
Correct... One here is simply a number as in one fox. A fox is…
utter, thoroughgoing
...
Firefighters should always secure one'…
Incorrect... Firefighters is plural and cannot mix with one's.…
One of the zoo's foxes escaped from it…
Correct... One here is simply a number as in one fox. A fox is…
44 terms
Verbal GMAT
Greater v. Increased
Use of: Suspect
Had ___-ed
Use of: Correlates
Greater + than = one point in time... Increased = over time
Correct: suspect that, suspect X of --ing ... Wrong: suspect not…
Past Perfect: refers to earlier of two past events
Correct: correlates with... Wrong: correlates to
Greater v. Increased
Greater + than = one point in time... Increased = over time
Use of: Suspect
Correct: suspect that, suspect X of --ing ... Wrong: suspect not…
25 terms
GMAT verbal
Subject/Verb agreement
Pronoun Reference Error
Pronoun number error
Modifier location
Agree in both number and tense
Ambiguous or no subject for pronoun
Plural pronoun with singular subject or vice versa
Always next to what is modified
Subject/Verb agreement
Agree in both number and tense
Pronoun Reference Error
Ambiguous or no subject for pronoun
56 terms
GMAT Verbal
Accorded to
Account for
A given
Albatross or Albatross around the neck…
Given or granted to. (Sometimes accorded is used without to,…
Take into consideration or make adjustments based on; cause.…
Something taken for granted, something assumed, or something…
A constant burden or worry; an obstacle.... Ex: The city has do…
Accorded to
Given or granted to. (Sometimes accorded is used without to,…
Account for
Take into consideration or make adjustments based on; cause.…
7 terms
GMAT VERBAL
Independent Clause
Prepositional Phrase
Dependent Clause
Being
Complete sentence - subject & verb
Modifiy or describe other parts of sentence: OF, IN, TO, FOR,…
Cannot stand alone, not part of main subject/verb, have to be…
DO NOT USE
Independent Clause
Complete sentence - subject & verb
Prepositional Phrase
Modifiy or describe other parts of sentence: OF, IN, TO, FOR,…
47 terms
GMAT Verbal
Reading Comp Timing... SC Timing
Reading Comp Strategy
Setup - Payoff
Independent Clause
Short Passage = 2 Minutes, Long Passage = 3 Minutes, SC = 1mi…
Read for Main Idea, leave details for later.... Figure out what…
Problem - Solution... Problem - No Solution... Question - Answer... Ph…
Set of words that contains a subject and a working verb: She…
Reading Comp Timing... SC Timing
Short Passage = 2 Minutes, Long Passage = 3 Minutes, SC = 1mi…
Reading Comp Strategy
Read for Main Idea, leave details for later.... Figure out what…
GMAT Verbal
SC: past perfect tense
SC: present perfect tense - Past to Pr…
SC: Present to Future & Past to Condit…
SC: many v. much
the past of the past. "Had" is used to indicate the 1st event…
Has one foot in the past and the other in the present. It is…
P to F: The scientist BELIEVES (present) that the machine WIL…
many is countable, much is uncountable
SC: past perfect tense
the past of the past. "Had" is used to indicate the 1st event…
SC: present perfect tense - Past to Pr…
Has one foot in the past and the other in the present. It is…
GMAT Verbal
CR Strategy
RC Strategy
SWIM buzz words
Most is dependent of the subject, it c…
CR diagraming... 1. Wright out each topic sentence and underline…
Passage Map... 1. Read entire first paragraph... 2. Write down topi…
Strengthen - justify, explain, assumption... Weaken - undermine,…
Most of the chairs are gone > SANAM... Most of the furniture is…
CR Strategy
CR diagraming... 1. Wright out each topic sentence and underline…
RC Strategy
Passage Map... 1. Read entire first paragraph... 2. Write down topi…
147 terms
VERBAL (GMAT)
Verbal is placed in which sections, To…
Vocabulary for Critical Reasoning: Con…
Vocabulary for Critical Reasoning: Ass…
Vocabulary for Critical Reasoning: Pre…
It is the 4th Section, 41 multiple choice questions, 75 minut…
A Conclusion is a position, opinion or judgment reached after…
To assume means to take as granted or true. An assumption is…
A premise is a fact, a given or data. It is factual informati…
Verbal is placed in which sections, To…
It is the 4th Section, 41 multiple choice questions, 75 minut…
Vocabulary for Critical Reasoning: Con…
A Conclusion is a position, opinion or judgment reached after…
GMAT verbal
Two tiers of sentence correction
Five elements of sentence correction
If the two teirs do not appear evident…
Style rules
Grammatically correct or not
Verbs, pronoun, idioms, diction, parallelism and comparison
Use style rules
Active versus passive voice, concisness, consistency
Two tiers of sentence correction
Grammatically correct or not
Five elements of sentence correction
Verbs, pronoun, idioms, diction, parallelism and comparison
GMAT verbal
So / so that
Requires
X was dated...
Unlike
"So" used "as a result"... "So that" (indicates purpose)
Requires...noun...to verb
...at Y
Marker to think about grammar issues with comparisons
So / so that
"So" used "as a result"... "So that" (indicates purpose)
Requires
Requires...noun...to verb
GMAT Verbal
"Only" placement
Diabetes is a _____ Subject
Sentence Correction POA
Statistics plurality
to be precise it has to be placed NEXT to the group of words…
Singular
G(rammar) M(eaning) S(tyle) within style: Concision, Awkward,…
Singular in academic field "Stats is my major"... Plural in data…
"Only" placement
to be precise it has to be placed NEXT to the group of words…
Diabetes is a _____ Subject
Singular
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GMAT Verbal
attribute X ____ Y
consider X _____
X is estimated _______
view X _____
attribute X to Y
consider X (adjective)
X is estimated to be
view X as
attribute X ____ Y
attribute X to Y
consider X _____
consider X (adjective)
51 terms
GMAT VERBAL
Colon :
Semicolon ;
Subject Verb Agreement 1
Subject Verb Agreement 2
Used to introduce a list, or introduce an example
Used to join two independent clauses. Never Use a conjunction…
And can make a subject plural. All other phrases (as well as,…
Neither nor and either or make the verb agree to the subject…
Colon :
Used to introduce a list, or introduce an example
Semicolon ;
Used to join two independent clauses. Never Use a conjunction…
33 terms
GMAT Verbal
Pronoun
Subject pronouns
Object pronouns
Possessive pronouns
He, his, it, they, myself, their, who, those, everyone, someb…
Subject or clause of a sentence: I, you, he, she, it, we, they
Serve as the object of the verb: me, you, him, her, it, us, y…
Indicate ownership: mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, theirs
Pronoun
He, his, it, they, myself, their, who, those, everyone, someb…
Subject pronouns
Subject or clause of a sentence: I, you, he, she, it, we, they
GMAT Verbal
Noun
These markers in front of word indicat…
Use amount for something you can't cou…
Use less for something you can't count…
thing, place, person, animal, idea
the, a, an, my
...
...
Noun
thing, place, person, animal, idea
These markers in front of word indicat…
the, a, an, my
32 terms
Verbal - GMAT
Main Idea
Main Idea Questions
Supporting Ideas
Supporting ideas questions:
Each passage is a unified whole - that is, the individual sen…
- Recognize a correct restatement, or paraphrasing, of the ma…
These questions measure your ability to comprehend the suppor…
- Facts cited in a passage... - the specific content of argument…
Main Idea
Each passage is a unified whole - that is, the individual sen…
Main Idea Questions
- Recognize a correct restatement, or paraphrasing, of the ma…
GMAT Verbal
Potential problems w/ argument
Negation
Evaluation Question
Common flaw questions
shifts of scope, mistaking correlation for causation, plans a…
when you deny the correct answer to an Assumption question, t…
what info would be most helpful to evaluate the argument?
confusing correlation and causation... confusing percent and act…
Potential problems w/ argument
shifts of scope, mistaking correlation for causation, plans a…
Negation
when you deny the correct answer to an Assumption question, t…
GMAT Verbal
Among/Between
As/Like
Mass/ Count words
Pronoun - Myself
Among is used to refer to relationships involving more than t…
As can be a preposition meaning "in the capacity of," but mor…
Mass words are nouns quantified by an amount rather than by a…
Myself should not be used as a substitute for I or me.
Among/Between
Among is used to refer to relationships involving more than t…
As/Like
As can be a preposition meaning "in the capacity of," but mor…
36 terms
GMAT verbal
active voice
adjective
adverb
article
Mary kicks the ball
describes, modifies, a noun/ pronoun
describes, modifies, a verb/ adjective/ adverb
identifies a noun (i.e. the, an)
active voice
Mary kicks the ball
adjective
describes, modifies, a noun/ pronoun
GMAT VERBAL
CR: Causal Pattern Assumptions
CR: Causal Pattern Weaken / Strengthen
CR: Causal Pattern Definition
CR: Planning Pattern Definition
1. Its not a coincidence... 2. There's no other cause
1. Attack / Support Assumptions (coincidence/cause)... 2. Provid…
Premise: A and B are correlated... Conclusion: A caused B
Premise: there is a plan to solve a problem... Conclusion: Do th…
CR: Causal Pattern Assumptions
1. Its not a coincidence... 2. There's no other cause
CR: Causal Pattern Weaken / Strengthen
1. Attack / Support Assumptions (coincidence/cause)... 2. Provid…
GMAT Verbal
Amount
Fewer
Less
Idiom: The bay ACTED AS a funnel vs. t…
Uncountable
Countable
Uncountable
Acted as. Acted Like is only appropriate for people
Amount
Uncountable
Fewer
Countable
GMAT verbal
Including
Like
FANBOYS
Unlike
Indicates example
Indicates similarity
For, and, nor, but, or, yet, so
Indicates comparison
Including
Indicates example
Like
Indicates similarity
16 terms
GMAT Verbal
Clause
Modifier
Independent Clause
Dependent Clause
Set of words containing subject and working verb
Provides additional info beyond subject and verb (e.g. an adj…
At least one subject + verb (can stand alone).
Contains verb but can't stand alone.
Clause
Set of words containing subject and working verb
Modifier
Provides additional info beyond subject and verb (e.g. an adj…
GMAT verbal
either or neither
collective nounds
indefinite pronouns
SANAM
- with or/nor, take the plural or singular of the noun closes…
almost always singular
-usually singular... - anyone, anybody, anything, each, every, e…
some, any, none, all , most/more - can be either plural of si…
either or neither
- with or/nor, take the plural or singular of the noun closes…
collective nounds
almost always singular
GMAT Verbal
"That" should be removed for GMAT purp…
"ing" vs "to" + infinitive
"if" vs "whether"
many vs much
must then be careful with the word "to"
"Ing" is always wrong, unless ing is next to comma in which i…
"Whether" is always correct
many is countable. Much is not
"That" should be removed for GMAT purp…
must then be careful with the word "to"
"ing" vs "to" + infinitive
"Ing" is always wrong, unless ing is next to comma in which i…
GMAT Verbal
First step to critical reasoning
What do you do woth verbs
Pronouns
Modifiers
Determine the argument we are looking for, predict answer, an…
Tense and s-v agreeement
Unambiguous, number agreement
Unambiguous, direxrly next to phrase
First step to critical reasoning
Determine the argument we are looking for, predict answer, an…
What do you do woth verbs
Tense and s-v agreeement
GMAT - Verbal
Clause
Nonessential modifer
Pronoun Error - Pronoun Reference
Pronoun Error - Pronoun Number
Set of words that contain a subject and working verb... She app…
Description of a sentence which if taken out, still makes sen…
When a sentence references someone but it is unclear who the…
The number of subjects in a sentence is ambiguous... Example -…
Clause
Set of words that contain a subject and working verb... She app…
Nonessential modifer
Description of a sentence which if taken out, still makes sen…
45 terms
Gmat verbal
Able
Among
Between
Amount
To. No one has been able to prove...
Use when referring to 3 or more
Use when referring to 2 items or groups
Use when referring to uncountable quantity
Able
To. No one has been able to prove...
Among
Use when referring to 3 or more
GMAT Verbal
comparing nouns (ex: he speaks like a…
clauses (ex: nobody sings as she does)
examples (ex: chuck enjoys desserts su…
comparison (ex: characters like cinder…
"like" is used for ____
"as" is used to compare _____
"such as" is used for _____
"like" implies ___
comparing nouns (ex: he speaks like a…
"like" is used for ____
clauses (ex: nobody sings as she does)
"as" is used to compare _____
22 terms
GMAT- Verbal
Amoung
between
as
like
relationships with more than 2 subjects
only 2 subjects
"in the capacity of" followed by a verb
used as a preposition, followed by a noun, pronoun or verb en…
Amoung
relationships with more than 2 subjects
between
only 2 subjects
GMAT Verbal
Subject Verb Agreement
Pronouns (he, she, it, they, etc.)
'Which' as a pronoun
They, them, and their
-The subject and verb in any clause must agree in number... -if…
-must refer to one specific subject... *when a pronoun is used i…
refers to the noun immediately preceding it, NOT to the gener…
plural pronouns
Subject Verb Agreement
-The subject and verb in any clause must agree in number... -if…
Pronouns (he, she, it, they, etc.)
-must refer to one specific subject... *when a pronoun is used i…
8 terms
GMAT Verbal
Common flaws in flaw questions
Weakening a causality argument
Representativeness
How to weaken plans, proposals, and pr…
Confusing correlation and causation... Confusing percent and act…
-Alternative Explanation (It wasn't X that explained Y)... -Caus…
Includes evidence in the form of surveys, studies, polls, etc…
-To weaken an argument whose conclusion is a plan or proposal…
Common flaws in flaw questions
Confusing correlation and causation... Confusing percent and act…
Weakening a causality argument
-Alternative Explanation (It wasn't X that explained Y)... -Caus…
27 terms
GMAT: Verbal
Which of the following best shows the…
Strategy
Reviewer: The Plain Truth, a biography…
Strategy for Sentence Correction?
Weaken question! Not flaw!
Identify the Question Type:... Untangle the Stimulus:... Predict…
Untangle the Stimulus:... 1. Conclusion: this can be found in t…
Read the Original Sentence Carefully, Looking for Errors:... Sc…
Which of the following best shows the…
Weaken question! Not flaw!
Strategy
Identify the Question Type:... Untangle the Stimulus:... Predict…
GMAT Verbal
What is a complex sentence?
What is a subordinate clause?
List subordinating conjuctions
What is a relative clause?
A complex sentence is one that is made up of one independent…
A subordinate clause is one type of dependent clause created…
after... although... as... because... before... how... if... since... than... though... unl…
A relative clause is introduced by a relative pronoun... Relativ…
What is a complex sentence?
A complex sentence is one that is made up of one independent…
What is a subordinate clause?
A subordinate clause is one type of dependent clause created…
GMAT (Verbal)
What are the 6 commonly tested sentenc…
What are the characteristics of a good…
If you see the question underline a ve…
3 Rules for Subject Verb Agreement que…
1. Verb Tense... 2. Pronouns... 3. Idioms... 4. Misplaced Modifiers... 5.…
1. Fixes the original error... 2. Makes no new errors... 3. Doesn't…
If a verb is underlined .... then look for the subject and ma…
1. Singular verbs with singular subjects... 2. Plural verbs with…
What are the 6 commonly tested sentenc…
1. Verb Tense... 2. Pronouns... 3. Idioms... 4. Misplaced Modifiers... 5.…
What are the characteristics of a good…
1. Fixes the original error... 2. Makes no new errors... 3. Doesn't…
GMAT Verbal
Owe restitution to x for y
Demand that (subjunctive)
independent of is
independent from
The Supreme Court ruled that two upstate New York counties ow…
consumers who demanded that it bring back the original Coke f…
used with processes that occur with little bearing on each ot…
Is used for the independence of entities such as people or na…
Owe restitution to x for y
The Supreme Court ruled that two upstate New York counties ow…
Demand that (subjunctive)
consumers who demanded that it bring back the original Coke f…
20 terms
GMAT verbal
Abate
Aberration
Accord/discord
Aquisitiveness
Reduce or diminish. ... Her stress abated once she realized she…
Something that stands out or is abnormal. ... The nomination of…
Agreement/disagreement... The client is in accord with current…
Desire to acquire more, especially in excessive desire... The f…
Abate
Reduce or diminish. ... Her stress abated once she realized she…
Aberration
Something that stands out or is abnormal. ... The nomination of…
15 terms
GMAT Verbal
Assumption
Strengthen/weaken
evaluation
flaw
identify the argument's central assumption and hunt for that…
identify the argument's central assumption and credit an answ…
identify the argument's central assumption and hunt for that…
identify the argument's central assumption and predict the er…
Assumption
identify the argument's central assumption and hunt for that…
Strengthen/weaken
identify the argument's central assumption and credit an answ…
59 terms
GMAT Verbal
(SC) Subject-verb agreement approach
(CR) Same information in answer as wri…
(SC) Parallelism
(SC) Whether vs. if
Write out the subject and expected verbs, POE mismatches
If it's a restatement, it's not the right answer
Write down the nouns / verbs that need to be parallel to see…
Whether - choose between two options (if just one option is s…
(SC) Subject-verb agreement approach
Write out the subject and expected verbs, POE mismatches
(CR) Same information in answer as wri…
If it's a restatement, it's not the right answer
147 terms
VERBAL (GMAT)
Verbal is placed in which sections, To…
Vocabulary for Critical Reasoning: Con…
Vocabulary for Critical Reasoning: Ass…
Vocabulary for Critical Reasoning: Pre…
It is the 4th Section, 41 multiple choice questions, 75 minut…
A Conclusion is a position, opinion or judgment reached after…
To assume means to take as granted or true. An assumption is…
A premise is a fact, a given or data. It is factual informati…
Verbal is placed in which sections, To…
It is the 4th Section, 41 multiple choice questions, 75 minut…
Vocabulary for Critical Reasoning: Con…
A Conclusion is a position, opinion or judgment reached after…
44 terms
GMAT verbal
obsolete
make modest profit
to double
undermine
lỗi thời
đạt đc lợi nhuận ( dù có khiên tốn)
...
= weaken
obsolete
lỗi thời
make modest profit
đạt đc lợi nhuận ( dù có khiên tốn)
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