Target Test Prep's Top 101 Common GMAT Idioms

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Target Test Prep's Top 101 Common GMAT Idioms

If you’ve started studying for the Verbal section of the GMAT, you’ve probably seen a lot of discussion online and elsewhere about idioms. GMAT idioms can be tricky at times, particularly for test-takers whose native language isn’t English.

Luckily, you don’t need to memorize every idiom under the sun in order to do well in GMAT verbal. In this article, I’ll give you a list of the top 101 most common GMAT idioms and how they’re used, as well as some effective strategies for studying idioms that all test-takers can easily integrate into their GMAT prep.

GMAT Idioms List: Top 101 Common GMAT Idioms
  • able to: John was able to see the fireworks from his rooftop.
  • ability to: Ants have the ability to lift anywhere from 20 to 100 times their weight.
  • accompanied by: Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent at R-rated movies.
  • afraid of: The little boy was afraid of the dark.
  • aid in: The tutor aided the student in preparing for the test.
  • appear to: Sam appeared to have it all together, but secretly he was panicked.
  • as X as Y: The band hopes to one day be as popular as The Beatles.
  • attribute X to Y: I attribute my success to years of hard work.

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