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Verbal

GMAT Official Sentence Correction Question


An explanation of one of our favourite Sentence Correction questions - According to scientists who monitored its path, an expanding cloud of energized particles ejected from the Sun

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Verbal

Grammar/Sentence Correction - Absolute Phrases


These are called absolute phrases. They often confuse people but once you understand properly what they are and what they do, they will not be intimidating. An absolute phrase is a type of modifier th...

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Verbal

Sentence Correction - Questions Using Participles


Today, we discuss a couple of questions involving participle modifiers. We will take one question in which you should use the participle and another in which you should not. Let’s see how we decide th...

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Verbal

Sentence Correction - Busting Some Myths Part II


A few weeks back, we wrote a post busting some Sentence Correction myths. Let’s continue from where we left.  We discussed how we can have pronouns referring to different antecedents in different clau...

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Verbal

Sentence Correction - Busting Some Myths


Today we will bust some SC myths using a question. The following are the myths: Myth 1: Passive voice is always wrong. Myth 2: The same pronoun cannot refer to two different antece

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Verbal

Grammar/Sentence Correction - Use of Past Perfect


Let's take a look at an official GMAT Prep question today which confuses people about the use of past perfect. In our module, we have discussed all situations in which we use the various tenses. We us...

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Verbal

Grammar/Sentence Correction - Structure of Conditionals


Today, we will take a look at the various “if/then” constructions in the GMAT Verbal section. Let us start out with some basic ideas on conditional sentences (though I know that most of you will be co...

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Verbal

Grammar/Sentence Correction - Pronoun Ambiguity


We encounter many different types of pronoun errors on the GMAT Verbal Section. Some of the most common errors include: Using a pronoun without an antecedent. Error in matching the pronoun

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Verbal

Grammar/Sentence Correction - Application of 'Like' vs 'As'


Today we will look at some official GMAT questions testing the “like” vs. “as” concept we discussed before. Take a look at the following GMAT Sentence Correction question:

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Verbal

Grammar/Sentence Correction - Like vs As


Both words can be used in comparisons, however the structure of the sentence will be different in the two cases. This is because traditionally, “like” is a preposition and “as” is a conjunction

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