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GMAT Verb Tense/Agreement
Past Perfect... "Had" + [present particip…
Present Perfect... "has/have" + [present…
Future Perfect... "will have" + [present…
Perfect Progressive... "has/have been" +…
Action before another past event... Ex: He had written his manif…
Action started in past but continues into present/influences…
Action that will start in future, but will be in the past by…
Ongoing activity that began in past but continues up to and t…
Past Perfect... "Had" + [present particip…
Action before another past event... Ex: He had written his manif…
Present Perfect... "has/have" + [present…
Action started in past but continues into present/influences…
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GMAT: Subject-Verb Agreement
Gloria and Calvin (are, is) no longer…
The number of times I have told you I…
Samanatha, in addition to Carrie, Char…
Neither Mark nor his neighbors (is, ar…
are
amazes
is
are
Gloria and Calvin (are, is) no longer…
are
The number of times I have told you I…
amazes
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GMAT: Subject-Verb Agreement
Gloria and Calvin (are, is) no longer…
The number of times I have told you I…
Samanatha, in addition to Carrie, Char…
Neither Mark nor his neighbors (is, ar…
are
amazes
is
are
Gloria and Calvin (are, is) no longer…
are
The number of times I have told you I…
amazes
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GMAT: Subject-Verb Agreement
Gloria and Calvin (are, is) no longer…
The number of times I have told you I…
Samanatha, in addition to Carrie, Char…
Neither Mark nor his neighbors (is, ar…
are
amazes
is
are
Gloria and Calvin (are, is) no longer…
are
The number of times I have told you I…
amazes
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GMAT VERB TENSE
HAS/HAVE
AM/IS/ARE
HAVE BEEN
HAS BEEN
OCCURRED AT INDEFINITE TIME IN PAST AND CONTINUES
ONGOING ACTION THAT IS HAPPENING NOW
BEGAN IN PAST, CONTINUES INTO PRESENT, MAY CONTINUE IN FUTURE
CONTINUES INTO PRESENT, MAY CONTINUE IN FUTURE
HAS/HAVE
OCCURRED AT INDEFINITE TIME IN PAST AND CONTINUES
AM/IS/ARE
ONGOING ACTION THAT IS HAPPENING NOW
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GMAT VERB FOUNDATION 3
deride
Deterrent
Dichotomy
Discrete
Mock, scoff at, laugh at contemptuously.... The manager really t…
Something that restrains or discourages... Some argue that the d…
Division into two parts or into two contradictory groups... Ther…
Separate, distinct, detached, existing as individual parts... Th…
deride
Mock, scoff at, laugh at contemptuously.... The manager really t…
Deterrent
Something that restrains or discourages... Some argue that the d…
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GMAT VERB FOUNDATION 2
Baldly
Befall
Belie (verb)
Benevolent (adj)
Plainly, explicitly, to be blunt
happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by c…
represent falsely, contridict or misrepresent
Expressing goodwill, helping others
Baldly
Plainly, explicitly, to be blunt
Befall
happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by c…
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GMAT verb3
Hazard
Haphazardly
Grid
Extinguish
危险,赌运气
随意
网格
熄灭
Hazard
危险,赌运气
Haphazardly
随意
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GMAT Verbal - Verb Forms
Present Perfect
Past Perfect
Future Perfect
Present Progressive
Used with has or have; happened already at an indefinite time…
Used with had (both singular and plural); events that took pl…
Used with will have (both singular and plural); event in the…
Used with am, is or are; on going action happening now... Ex. I…
Present Perfect
Used with has or have; happened already at an indefinite time…
Past Perfect
Used with had (both singular and plural); events that took pl…
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GMAT Grammar-Subjects and Verbs
Ends in -one, -thing, -body (S-V agree…
Each / Every (S-V agreement)
A complete sentence needs:
Gerund
Singular! (Somebody was here.)
Singular (each person has rights, every one of the students i…
Subject + Verb
-ing word acting as a noun, ie running is terrible
Ends in -one, -thing, -body (S-V agree…
Singular! (Somebody was here.)
Each / Every (S-V agreement)
Singular (each person has rights, every one of the students i…
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GMAT - Verbs & Adverbs
What are the verb tenses?
What are verb moods?
What are verb voices?
Indicative mood?
Past, present, future, etc.
This is the intention of what is said.
Active or passive
used to indicate something
What are the verb tenses?
Past, present, future, etc.
What are verb moods?
This is the intention of what is said.
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E-Gmat > Verb Tenses 1
What does simple tense do?
Progressing tense is used to _____?
What is the other name of 'Continous t…
What kind of situ.are perfect tenses u…
Describing facts
Describe ongoing facts
progressive
Describing complex sequencing
What does simple tense do?
Describing facts
Progressing tense is used to _____?
Describe ongoing facts
gmat - sc - noun pronoun, subject verb
A recent research study of worldwide c…
In 1972 votes were cast by fifty-five…
The decrease in the willingness of ban…
The demand for professors in highly vo…
there ARE now one mobile phone...... {there IS now one phone}... M…
when you use a semicolon you must have a new subject and verb…
the decrease .......HAS created
fields LIKE x,y,z... this is a list of items cannot use like…
A recent research study of worldwide c…
there ARE now one mobile phone...... {there IS now one phone}... M…
In 1972 votes were cast by fifty-five…
when you use a semicolon you must have a new subject and verb…
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Foundations of GMAT Verbal - Chapter 3 Verbs & Adverbs
What do verbs do
What is the predicate
Compound verbs
Indicative mood
Express actions, events, or states of being
Everything besides the subject
Occur in combination with one another to express more informa…
Indicate something
What do verbs do
Express actions, events, or states of being
What is the predicate
Everything besides the subject
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The Most Commonly Misused Verbs on the GMAT
Accept / Except:
Account for/to:
Adapt / Adept / Adopt:
Adapted to / for / from:
Accept: "to agree to" or "to receive," ... Except: "to object…
Account for: When explaining something... Account to: When re…
Adapt: "to change," ... Adept: "skilled," ... Adopt: "to make…
Adapted to: "naturally suited for." ... Adapted for: created…
Accept / Except:
Accept: "to agree to" or "to receive," ... Except: "to object…
Account for/to:
Account for: When explaining something... Account to: When re…
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E-Gmat > Subject Verb Must Exist
What is the way to reduce the time tak…
What is the structure / definition / w…
When is verb-ing not a verb?
Is to-verb a verb?
identify prepositional phrases... paranthize them... look for subj.…
preposition + noun
When not used with is / are / was / were
no
What is the way to reduce the time tak…
identify prepositional phrases... paranthize them... look for subj.…
What is the structure / definition / w…
preposition + noun
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GMAT- Verbal-Sentence Correction-Subject & Verb Ch3
Each sentence needs a working verb, a…
Each sentence then need to have a past…
DO NOT start a sentence with a connect…
make sure that the subject and the ver…
ex: ... wrong-the electron named in 1894... right-stoney named the…
wrong-the electron named in 1894... right- the electron WAS NAM…
wrong- because the dog was never mine. ... wrong- which will be…
wrong- the development of a hydrogen car based on expected pe…
Each sentence needs a working verb, a…
ex: ... wrong-the electron named in 1894... right-stoney named the…
Each sentence then need to have a past…
wrong-the electron named in 1894... right- the electron WAS NAM…
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GMAT- Verbal-Sentence Correction- Verb tense, mood, and voice- Ch7
verb tense
verb mood
verb voice
simple tense
it indicates when the action of the verb takes place. in sent…
it indicates what the writers believes about, or wants to do…
it indicates who or what is doing the action. two verb voices…
- simple present: sandy plays well with her friends ... - simple…
verb tense
it indicates when the action of the verb takes place. in sent…
verb mood
it indicates what the writers believes about, or wants to do…
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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…
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GMAT SC Error-Triggers
Long Phrase between the subject and th…
The subject comes after the verb (inve…
The number of...
Each or Every
Common Error: Faulty subject verb agreement
Common Error: Faulty subject verb agreement
Common Error: Faulty subject verb agreement. Remember that "n…
Common Error: Faulty subject verb agreement OR Faulty pronoun…
Long Phrase between the subject and th…
Common Error: Faulty subject verb agreement
The subject comes after the verb (inve…
Common Error: Faulty subject verb agreement
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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…
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Gmat
IMPACTS
Illogical meaning
Modifiers
Pronouns
Illogical meaning... Modifiers... Pronouns... Agreement... Comparison... Ten…
Faulty prediction... Improper prediction... Redundancy
1. Prepositional phrases... 2. Participaial phrases... 3. Apposite…
Spot reference and numerical errors - shortcut words used to…
IMPACTS
Illogical meaning... Modifiers... Pronouns... Agreement... Comparison... Ten…
Illogical meaning
Faulty prediction... Improper prediction... Redundancy
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Gmat I
Iconoclast
Imminent
Impair
Impartial
n. Attacker of cherished (to love someone or something very m…
adj. Ready to occur, impending. ... coming or happening very soo…
Make worse, weaken... Playing in a rock band without earplugs wi…
Unbiased, fair. Disinterested, dispassionate, ad nonpartisan…
Iconoclast
n. Attacker of cherished (to love someone or something very m…
Imminent
adj. Ready to occur, impending. ... coming or happening very soo…
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Gmat
Coordinating conjunction
Colon :
Both and
Subject verb in sub clause
It is used to connect two independent clauses e.g . And, but,…
Colons are used to introduce, list etc. colon is used to spec…
Both from Indian and from European. Or . From both Indian and…
Idiom so x that y ... As as to is u idiomatic... Look for the subje…
Coordinating conjunction
It is used to connect two independent clauses e.g . And, but,…
Colon :
Colons are used to introduce, list etc. colon is used to spec…
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GMAT vocab 1 (A-C)
accrue
acquit
adamant
adrenal
To amass or gather wealth of some sort over a period of time.…
To officially declare the innocence of somebody after they ha…
Being extremely determined and resolute in ones opinions; not…
Functions relating to the kidneys.... "Because of kidney disease…
accrue
To amass or gather wealth of some sort over a period of time.…
acquit
To officially declare the innocence of somebody after they ha…
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GMAT
Real Number Rules
Even & Odd Rules - Add or Subtract
Even & Odd Rules - Multiple
Even & Odd Rules - Division
(2) Real numbers can't have a denominator of Zero. Real numbe…
(3) Add or Subtract two even integers, result will be even. A…
(3) Even * Even = Even, Odd Even = Even, Odd Odd = Odd
(4) Even / Odd = Even, Odd/Odd, Even/Even=Even or Odd, Odd/Ev…
Real Number Rules
(2) Real numbers can't have a denominator of Zero. Real numbe…
Even & Odd Rules - Add or Subtract
(3) Add or Subtract two even integers, result will be even. A…
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GMAT Word list
Abase
Abash
Abate
Abdicate
(v) lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lo…
(v) cause to be embarrassed, to bewilder, confound
(v) become less in amount or intensity... Ex. "The storm abated…
(v) give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or d…
Abase
(v) lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lo…
Abash
(v) cause to be embarrassed, to bewilder, confound
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GMAT
2 nouns joined by and
2 nouns joined by or or nor
prounoun rules
when personal prounoun is subject
plural
singular
-should refer to only one noun or compound noun... -must agree w…
I... you... she... he... it we... you ... they... - when compound subject (he and…
2 nouns joined by and
plural
2 nouns joined by or or nor
singular
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GMAT
even odd rules
distinct prime factors
Units Digit
Parity
Odd ± Odd = Even ... Even ± Even = Even... Odd ± Even = Odd... Odd x…
Every non-prime number can be written as the product of prime…
The number immediately to the left of the decimal point.
Whether a number is even or odd.
even odd rules
Odd ± Odd = Even ... Even ± Even = Even... Odd ± Even = Odd... Odd x…
distinct prime factors
Every non-prime number can be written as the product of prime…
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GMAT
What needs to be conjugated in a sente…
Work order for (SC)
Note that clauses within a sentence MU…
What is a conjunction? (SC)
The first verb in the sentence.
RoGer Is Mean and Fit
conjunction or semicolon or relative clause or comma ... Omitti…
and, but, or, so, because, although, while, when, etc.
What needs to be conjugated in a sente…
The first verb in the sentence.
Work order for (SC)
RoGer Is Mean and Fit
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GMAT
When I see: AND, I think:
What is a modifier?
FANBOYS
Subordinating Conjunctions
Parallelism: X and Y, X,Y & Z... Could be: a list, a modifier, c…
Provides additional information in a sentence
Coordinating Conjunctions: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so.…
Link Modifiers to independent clauses:... Although, because, whi…
When I see: AND, I think:
Parallelism: X and Y, X,Y & Z... Could be: a list, a modifier, c…
What is a modifier?
Provides additional information in a sentence
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gmat - sc - tips and tricks
three pillars of SC
meaning
grammer
AND
meaning, grammar, concise
-word choice ???... -word meaning - one word can mean different…
subject verb... noun pronoun
and makes things plural .... is the only one that COMBINES th…
three pillars of SC
meaning, grammar, concise
meaning
-word choice ???... -word meaning - one word can mean different…
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GMAT Word list
Abase
Abash
Abate
Abdicate
(v) lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lo…
(v) cause to be embarrassed, to bewilder, confound
(v) become less in amount or intensity... Ex. "The storm abated…
(v) give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or d…
Abase
(v) lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lo…
Abash
(v) cause to be embarrassed, to bewilder, confound
41 terms
Gmat
Antithetical to
Mediated by
Accorded to
Account for
Totally opposed to; opposite
Brought about by means of; assisted as an intermediary
Given or granted to
Take into consideration or make adjustments based on; cause
Antithetical to
Totally opposed to; opposite
Mediated by
Brought about by means of; assisted as an intermediary
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GMAT Prep
subject
has
were
-ing
Make sure that each verbs matches its ______ and that its ten…
A series of sightings of UFOs (has or have) turned the sleepy…
Neither the prosecutor's closing argument nor the mountains o…
In the GMAT, _______ forms are almost always wrong in verb qu…
subject
Make sure that each verbs matches its ______ and that its ten…
has
A series of sightings of UFOs (has or have) turned the sleepy…
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GMAT
When do you use "Number" and when do y…
For speakers in the past describing ev…
For speakers in the past describing ev…
For speakers in the past describing ev…
When you can count something, you use "Number", when it's unc…
Past Perfect "e.g. have done"
Simple past e.g. "did"
Conditional tense "Would do"
When do you use "Number" and when do y…
When you can count something, you use "Number", when it's unc…
For speakers in the past describing ev…
Past Perfect "e.g. have done"
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Verbal GMAT Common Idioms
accuse
agree
allows
associate
accuse A of B
agree with
allows for... (RIGHT: The demolition of the old building ALLOWS…
associate with
accuse
accuse A of B
agree
agree with
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GMAT English
Adverb
Preposition
Phrase
Prepositional phrase
Modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb.
Relation of a noun to an action or a thing.
Group of words acting as a single part of speech. Missing eit…
Group of words beginning with a preposition. Does not contain…
Adverb
Modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb.
Preposition
Relation of a noun to an action or a thing.
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GMAT - Modifier - Manhattan & Ron
Adjectives that have been observed alt…
INITIAL MODIFIER... Since it's a subject…
If you have a present participle modif…
if a modifier is in the middle of a se…
...
Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories…
examples:... (1)... WRONG:... Coming home from school, the wind blew m…
the man who showed up yesterday is back again --> ok (meaning…
Adjectives that have been observed alt…
...
INITIAL MODIFIER... Since it's a subject…
Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories…
68 terms
GMAT SC
RC in a nutshell
SC Contents (7)
Deconstructing SC (5 Step)
Three Question Types You Will Not See
Understand question types: global or local... Pre-phrase: Frame…
Subject Verb Agreement... Verb Tense Errors... Noun Agreement... Prono…
1. Read the question stem, and think of possible errors... 2. Re…
1. Spelling... 2. Punctuation... 3. Capitalization
RC in a nutshell
Understand question types: global or local... Pre-phrase: Frame…
SC Contents (7)
Subject Verb Agreement... Verb Tense Errors... Noun Agreement... Prono…
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Gmat Monster
fracture
adamant
amend
apparel
Noun... 1. A break or fissure in a... bone.... 2. Breaking something.…
Being extremely determined... and resolute in ones... opinions; not…
To create changes to... something, usually a... document, for the p…
Noun... Clothing.... Verb... To put clothes on someone.
fracture
Noun... 1. A break or fissure in a... bone.... 2. Breaking something.…
adamant
Being extremely determined... and resolute in ones... opinions; not…
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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…
73 terms
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…
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Common GMAT Idioms I
associate...
at least as ...
attribute...
believe..
with... Many people associate the smell of vinegar with coloring…
as... The Eiffel Tower is at least as tall as the Statue of Libe…
to... I attribute his success to having good friends in high pla…
to be... The expert believes the painting to be a fraud.
associate...
with... Many people associate the smell of vinegar with coloring…
at least as ...
as... The Eiffel Tower is at least as tall as the Statue of Libe…
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Common GMAT Idioms II
debate
define
different
dispute
over... They held a lively debate over whom to throw off the isl…
as... My dictionary defines a clause as a group of words contain…
from... John Major's policies were not very different from those…
over... The dispute over how to read the punchcards was never pr…
debate
over... They held a lively debate over whom to throw off the isl…
define
as... My dictionary defines a clause as a group of words contain…
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Grammar Glossary : GMAT Princeton Review
active voice
antecedent
apples to oranges
article
When the grammatical subject of a sentence performs the actio…
The noun to which a pronoun refers.
A term (related to parallel construction) that relates to the…
The words A, AN, and THE. A and AN are indefinite articles, a…
active voice
When the grammatical subject of a sentence performs the actio…
antecedent
The noun to which a pronoun refers.
125 terms
GMAT Notes
Area of a triangle
The Rules for multiplying odds and eve…
Definition of "Although"
The verb to be, present (past)
1/2 x base x height
odd x odd = odd, odd x even = even, and even x even = even
we normally say that one thing is the same as another thing,…
Person Singular Plural... First I am (was) we are (were)... Second…
Area of a triangle
1/2 x base x height
The Rules for multiplying odds and eve…
odd x odd = odd, odd x even = even, and even x even = even
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GMAT Sentence Correction - Meaning
I sleep only on Thursday.
I only sleep on Thursday.
Like
Part of the sentence that has a subjec…
The only day of the week that I sleep is Thursday.
The only thing I do on Thursday is sleep.
Used to compare things.... Like is not used toDo not use to list…
Clause
I sleep only on Thursday.
The only day of the week that I sleep is Thursday.
I only sleep on Thursday.
The only thing I do on Thursday is sleep.
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GMAT Sentence Correction
Present Participles
Both and Which
Was vs were
Compound subjects
A verb ending in "-ing". Present participles are never workin…
Connecting word modifiers. They add extra information to a se…
Both are past tenses of the verb to be.... -Was is the first per…
*A compound subjects are always plural because at least two n…
Present Participles
A verb ending in "-ing". Present participles are never workin…
Both and Which
Connecting word modifiers. They add extra information to a se…
74 terms
GMAT Sentence Correction
Pronoun
Antecedent
Common singular pronouns
Common plural pronouns
Word that takes the place of a noun... A pronoun MUST have an a…
The noun that the pronoun replaces
it... its... check the answers; if differences exist, find the ant…
they... them... their... check the answers; if differences exist, fin…
Pronoun
Word that takes the place of a noun... A pronoun MUST have an a…
Antecedent
The noun that the pronoun replaces
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