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Hi CodetoGmat, I understand what the definition means and I'm sorry, but I am unable to interpret your statement based on the example I've provided. So what does "till this moment" mean exactly? Can you please explain it in the context of answering it based on my following questions? When I say "I h...

by piyushdabomb

Tue Sep 24, 2013 5:42 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Tenses Question
Replies: 7
Views: 1574

So does that mean I'm still eating then if I say "I have eaten"?

by piyushdabomb

Mon Sep 23, 2013 1:44 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Tenses Question
Replies: 7
Views: 1574

That makes sense. I have a question about present perfect tenses: If I say: "I have eaten," does it mean the following? 1. The event started in the past. 2. The event is still happening. 3. The event may not be continuous (i.e. present progressive) unless I wrote "I have been eating." What I'm confu...

by piyushdabomb

Mon Sep 23, 2013 8:02 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Tenses Question
Replies: 7
Views: 1574

Why is B grammatically incorrect? (Ignore idioms here)

A common disability in test pilots is hearing impairment, a consequence of sitting too close to large jet engines for long periods of time . (A) a consequence of sitting too close to large jet engines for long periods of time (B) a consequence from sitting for long periods of time too near to large ...

by piyushdabomb

Sun Sep 22, 2013 6:35 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Why is B grammatically incorrect? (Ignore idioms here)
Replies: 3
Views: 1387

Tenses Question

Hey Everyone - I'm still learning the fundamentals of tenses and wow - what an interesting way to understand and present time! Can someone tell me If my explanations for the following sentences based on their past tense structure are correct? If I'm wrong, help me correct it. Past Simple: I packed m...

by piyushdabomb

Sun Sep 22, 2013 4:39 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Tenses Question
Replies: 7
Views: 1574

Reading the Economist is Tough!

Hi Everyone, I promised myself that I'm going to try and read an article from the 'Economist' magazine everyday till early November as prep work prior to my official GMAT study. Knowing that my verbal skills are lacking, I need this opportunity. So, I'm half way complete with the first article in la...

by piyushdabomb

Sun Oct 07, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: Reading the Economist is Tough!
Replies: 1
Views: 2574

Your Experiences from reading the 'Economist' and such

Hi Everyone, I'm planning on taking the next month to read and comprehend materials that are GMAT-like. Upon reading numerous reviews, everyone says that the 'Economist' and 'Scientific American' are great suggested works to start reading through. Not only will it provide a good baseline to succinct...

by piyushdabomb

Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:41 am
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: Your Experiences from reading the 'Economist' and such
Replies: 2
Views: 1090

My Background and My Questions - I'm starting 'again'

Hi Everyone, I'd like to share a couple things about my background regarding the GMAT and would like to get your advice regarding specific questions that I have. Graduating from RIT with an BSEE degree helped me graduate and become an IT Business Analyst. I moved from working in IT operations to hel...

by piyushdabomb

Tue May 15, 2012 10:39 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: My Background and My Questions - I'm starting 'again'
Replies: 1
Views: 699

Ultimate GMAT Bundle - USD 75$ / Washington DC

The books I'm selling off are: KAPLAN BOOKS: > GMAT Premier Program / 2009 Ed; Condition: New > GMAT Verbal Workbook / 5th Ed; Condition: New > GMAT Math Workbook / 6th Ed; Condition: New OG BOOKS: > GMAT Verbal Review (Purple); Condition: Like New > GMAT Quant Review (Green); Conditoin: Like New > ...

by piyushdabomb

Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:32 am
Forum: GMAT Books for Sale/Donation
Topic: Ultimate GMAT Bundle - USD 75$ / Washington DC
Replies: 0
Views: 1163

Selling my GMAT Books / Washington DC, USA

The books I'm selling off are: KAPLAN BOOKS: > GMAT Premier Program / 2009 Ed; Condition: New > GMAT Verbal Workbook / 5th Ed; Condition: New > GMAT Math Workbook / 6th Ed; Condition: New OG BOOKS: > GMAT Verbal Review (Purple); Condition: Like New > GMAT Quant Review (Green); Conditoin: Like New > ...

by piyushdabomb

Sun Aug 22, 2010 8:08 am
Forum: GMAT Books for Sale/Donation
Topic: Selling my GMAT Books / Washington DC, USA
Replies: 0
Views: 814

I'd love to give to the community, but I'll make a deal: Force colleges to reduce their application prices by slashing them to half and I'll give away my books.

Point: I'd rather shuffle my money between academic-related books than look for future expenditures that go beyond practical limit :)

by piyushdabomb

Sun Aug 22, 2010 7:33 am
Forum: GMAT Books for Sale/Donation
Topic: How to use the "GMAT Book for Sale" Forum SELL.
Replies: 17
Views: 18098

Private Tutor for Verbal emphasis in Washington DC

Hey, My life ran away and GMAT was put to a halt. I'm now back up on it for the 'n'th time. A few questions to help me find the right tutor in the Washington DC metropolitan area: 1. Which institutions are ranked the best for their tutors in the DC area? 2. Would anyone have any recommendations for ...

by piyushdabomb

Tue May 11, 2010 12:06 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Private Tutor for Verbal emphasis in Washington DC
Replies: 1
Views: 1146

And I answered my own question. For those who care: The [0] is placed in the center since all the students are in either 1 band or another or in both. Therefore you can't have a student who is not in both the orchestra and the band. They need to be in 1 place or another. Since 80% of the students ar...

by piyushdabomb

Wed Mar 17, 2010 9:15 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Overlapping Sets
Replies: 2
Views: 864

Overlapping Sets

1) All of the students of Music High School are in the band, the orchestra, or both.80% of the students are in only one group.There are 119 students in the band.If 50% of the students are in the band only, how many students are in the orchestra only? A)30 B)51 C)60 D)85 E)119 I found the answer here...

by piyushdabomb

Wed Mar 17, 2010 9:02 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Overlapping Sets
Replies: 2
Views: 864