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Official Guide IDIOMS

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Official Guide IDIOMS

Post Sun Jun 03, 2007 6:49 am
Hi to all,

I want to start a thread that covers all the idioms from official guide only. This thread will serve as a one stop shop for the idioms from the official guide.

Format would be :

Serial number. IDIOM
OG EXAMPLE ONLY


Lets keep this thread clean and organized. Hence pls refrain from posting any concerns/questions/comments/feedback in this thread. To discuss anything related to this thread, I have created a separate thread at http://www.beatthegmat.com/viewtopic.php?p=12458#12458

I will start with the first OG idiom and an OG example

Good luck and thanks to all Very Happy



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1. to mistake X for Y

In the mid-1960's a newly installed radar warning system mistook the rising of the moon for a massive Soviet missile attack.

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2. depends on whether

Beyond the immediate cash flow crisis that the museum faces, its survival depends on whether it can broaden its membership and leave its cramped quarters for a site where it can store and exhibit its more than 12000 artifacts

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