MR-Sentence-Correction-Guide

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Unformatted text preview: , Usage, and Style . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 2.3.7.1 46 www.manhattanreview.com GMAT Idiom List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . c 1999 - 2008 Manhattan Review Sentence Correction Guide 2.3.7.2 iii Words Frequently Misused . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 2.4 What to Do If You Are Completely Stumped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 2.5 Detailed List of Typical Errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 2.5.1 Modifiers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 2.5.2 Agreement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 2.5.3 Verb Tense, Voice & Mood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 2.5.4 Parallelism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 2.5.5 Comparisons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 2.5.6 Pronoun Agreement & Reference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 2.5.7 Idioms, Usage and Style . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Useful Examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 2.6 3 Home Study Guide - Official Guide (11th Edition) - Categorized 60 3.1 By Tested Concepts - Verbal Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 3.2 By Sequence - Verbal Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 www.manhattanreview.com c 1999 - 2008 Manhattan Review Chapter 1 Grammar Review 1.1 Noun Nouns are used as subjects of sentences and as the objects of verbs and prepositions. 1.1.1 Common and Proper Nouns Generally there are two types of nouns - common nouns and proper nouns. • Common nouns refer to any place, person or thing, for example, girl, apartment, city. • Proper nouns refer to particular places, persons and things, for example, Mark, New York, the White House. 1.1.2 Singular and Plural Nouns Nouns can also be categorized as singular nouns and plural nouns. Sometimes certain nouns are used exclusively as either singular or plural nouns. That means they do not have a corresponding word to their own singular or plural form. • Singular nouns are used for single occurrence, single person, single item, and etc. • Plural nouns are used for more than more occurrences, persons, items, and etc. A quick comparison table of some tricky nou...
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