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Current historical research has shown that the Samurai code of honor, called Bushido, has been prevalent in Japan until the middle of the 19th century although its cultural influences affect the Japanese nation to this day. A. has been prevalent in Japan until the middle of the 19th century althoug...


Oliver wasn’t fond of 18th-century French novels because he found them to be boring and didn’t like not being able to understand so many of the words. A) wasn’t fond of 18th-century French novels because he found them to be boring and didn’t like not being able to understand so many of the ...


Dear lheiannie07

Please underline relevant part of the sentence and use spoilers for your remarks.

by Abhishek009

Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:45 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Last year, fewer whales
Replies: 2
Views: 518

IMHO (C)

C)that allowed it (referring to - the Stegosaurus dinosaur) to move comfortably

by Abhishek009

Sun Aug 28, 2016 6:23 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: To GMAT GuruNY: infinitive vs that clause
Replies: 3
Views: 2391

Only seven people this century have been killed by the great white shark, the man-eater of the movies-fewer than have been killed by bee stings.

Only (B) presents correct Comparison and Parallelism structure !!

by Abhishek009

Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:04 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Confusion about 'THAN'
Replies: 1
Views: 744

There is a 2 : 3 Split here between 1. Smaller 2. Less Here we are comparing the commitment of young people VS commitment of parents and grandparents Commitment is uncountable and as such it will take less ( Only options (B) and (D) left ) (B) less of a commitment to work and a career than their pa...

by Abhishek009

Sun Jun 19, 2016 11:47 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: SC|gmat prep|smaller commitment
Replies: 2
Views: 1019

IMHO (A)

Since 1990 the global economy has grown more than it (the global economy)did (grew) during the 10,000 years from the beginning of agriculture to 1950.

by Abhishek009

Sun Jun 19, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: SC|GMAT prep| global economy
Replies: 1
Views: 677

There are several ways to build solid walls using just mud or clay, but the most extensively used method has been the forming of bricks our of mud or clay, and, after some preliminary air drying or sun drying, they are laid in the wall in mud mortar. I understand the parallelism. My question is abo...

by Abhishek009

Sun May 15, 2016 7:52 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: OG 2016 SC 38
Replies: 2
Views: 1009

Also can anyone please explain the usage of which here? It is modifying canoe or cedar? From the bark of the paper birch tree the Menomini crafted a canoe about twenty feet long and two feet wide, with small ribs and rails of cedar , which could carry four persons or eight hundred pounds of baggage...

by Abhishek009

Tue Nov 24, 2015 7:20 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Usage of YET + (and VS yet)
Replies: 4
Views: 1602

From the bark of the paper birch tree the Menomini crafted a canoe about twenty feet long and two feet wide, with small ribs and rails of cedar, which could carry four persons or eight hundred pounds of baggage so light that a person could easily portage it around impeding rapids. (A) baggage so li...

by Abhishek009

Mon Nov 23, 2015 6:33 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Usage of YET + (and VS yet)
Replies: 4
Views: 1602

Hi Instructors, In GMAT, is there preference of RATHER THAN over INSTEAD OF ? There are actually the following points to consider while deciding between Rather than Vs Instead of - 1. Preference / Substitute Rather than = Shows Preference Instead of = Substitute X for Y 2. -Ing / Infinitives Rather...

by Abhishek009

Mon Nov 23, 2015 6:26 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: RATHER THAN vs INSTEAD OF
Replies: 1
Views: 1022

Hey Akash, I know the OA man :D Here we post question to check our reasoning or get the solution for question we didn't get on our own. Please share your reasoning. Require is a subjunctive Word and generally the structure for Subjunctive Word require is - Subjunctive Word + That + Noun + Base form...

by Abhishek009

Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:17 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: requires that VS requires to
Replies: 4
Views: 1359

Check the options - A. The TGV , France's high-speed train, set a record in 2007 to become the fastest nonmagnetic train , which shuttles passengers from Lorraine to Champagne-Ardenne and averages over 293 kilometers per hour (173 miles per hour). The TGV,...................... which shuttles passen...

by Abhishek009

Wed Nov 18, 2015 6:56 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: TGV
Replies: 3
Views: 1233

As u have correctly pointed out this is a parallelism question here is the structure - X, Y and Z So , these X , Y and Z ( Listing something ) must be parallel. Further the word improved must modify the word following it (since it acts like an adjective) . Now lets check the options - A. techniques ...

by Abhishek009

Wed Nov 18, 2015 6:42 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Parallelism
Replies: 1
Views: 1588
by Abhishek009

Sun Sep 20, 2015 12:39 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: statue of liberty
Replies: 2
Views: 854