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No it does not make sense to me either. What is the OA?

by turbo jet

Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:48 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Doubt: OG 68
Replies: 5
Views: 1450

Confused between B and E

I am confused between B & E. Why is E better than B? What is the error in B?

by turbo jet

Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:42 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Two modifiers in a sentence.
Replies: 5
Views: 1319

Eliminate A, B and C - Distorted meaning
D & E are strong contenders

Eliminate D because the placement of "only" is more apt in Option E. Only is an adjective modifier in GMAT that should be placed before the noun it modifies.

[spoiler]Hence IMO: E[/spoiler]

by turbo jet

Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:31 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: qualifieed physician
Replies: 5
Views: 1093

Try to avoid answer choices that contain being. More often than not GMAT discourages the use of BEING.

by turbo jet

Thu Apr 26, 2012 3:28 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: "As Being"
Replies: 1
Views: 612

Municipal governments are beginning to confront the growing pension liabilities; this leads local politicians throughout the country to become increasingly vocal about restraining costs and limiting services. the growing pension liabilities; this leads - ELIMINATE because pronoun is missing (the gro...

by turbo jet

Thu Apr 26, 2012 3:19 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: PARALLELISM ERROR
Replies: 8
Views: 1445

Eliminate A and D - Wrong usage of realisation
Eliminate B - antecedent of the pronoun 'they' is missing


Now I am left with C and E. Then eliminated E because of:

1) Error in comparison rule. E compares 'concerns' to 'health care'

Whereas C uses the right idiom " worry more about X than Y"

by turbo jet

Thu Apr 26, 2012 2:59 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: recent election
Replies: 7
Views: 1115

Error in Option A/Original sentence: NUMBERS It should be " the number of". Eliminate Option A and Option C. Next differentiate between "greater" and "more than". "Greater" is used to describe numbers. "More than" is used to describe numbers of objects or when making comparisons. In this case, 10% p...

by turbo jet

Wed Apr 25, 2012 2:22 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: internet users
Replies: 7
Views: 1588

A controversial figure throughout most of his public life, the Black leader Marcus Garvey advocated that some Blacks return to Africa, the land that, to him, symbolized the possibility of freedom. (A) that some Blacks return to Africa, the land that, to him, symbolized the possibility of freedom COR...

by turbo jet

Fri Dec 02, 2011 5:08 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: 1000SC; Qn5; need help b/w A and C
Replies: 9
Views: 8236

A collection of 38 poems by Phillis Wheatley, a slave, was published in the 1770's, the first book by a Black woman and it was only the second published by an American woman . (A) it was only the second published by an American woman Eliminate. It pronoun is not required. In this sentence "it"seems ...

by turbo jet

Fri Dec 02, 2011 4:13 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: 1000 SC question no3
Replies: 9
Views: 6050

'Like' versus 'As' Usage

Request experts and friends to explain when to use 'Like' and when to use 'As'

by turbo jet

Fri Nov 18, 2011 3:39 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: 'Like' versus 'As' Usage
Replies: 2
Views: 965

Dear Sachin, A very pertinent point that David brought out in his excellent discussion of why 'D' should be eliminated: "there are lots of ways that Vernland could increase the number of TVs sent to Bordia without Vernland having "significantly increased production." That's the reason we eliminate O...

by turbo jet

Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:41 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: The average hourly wage of television
Replies: 7
Views: 5673

Its E. Thanks for pointing out the //ism error.

by turbo jet

Thu Nov 17, 2011 11:07 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Kaplan SC practice
Replies: 6
Views: 899

[spoiler]IMO: A [/spoiler]But what's wrong with Option D?

by turbo jet

Thu Nov 17, 2011 10:56 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Like Byron ......
Replies: 9
Views: 1456

[spoiler]IMO: Option C[/spoiler]

40% more than what? Sales. Had to choose between B & C. Chose C for the verb "sold" over "did"

by turbo jet

Thu Nov 17, 2011 10:38 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Kaplan SC practice
Replies: 6
Views: 899