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Unformatted text preview: IOM: mistake x for y.
First, here's an important GMAT pattern:
X has half the chance that Y has.
Think of x as y ----- correct idiom (not ‘to be’) The other thing--which must replace a noun, not a sentence or idea.
'So' is used to replace a Verb in a Sentence whereas 'It' is used to replace a Noun.
First, memorize the pattern:
no sooner + inversion + than + sentence -6– Powered by TestMagic www.TestMagic.com
www.sentencecorrection.com Second, "curfew" is a singular count noun and therefore requires a determiner (the).
I agree with you that skill can be both a count noun as well as a non-count noun. it
all depends upon the context.
Have a look at the example below:
1. Harry knows quite a few driving skills.
Conversely, if were to ask Harry about his driving skills, I would ask.
2. How much skill do you have in driving a car, Harry?
So you see, the word "skill" remains the same but depending on the context, skill
can be a non-count or a count noun?
Concerned for = worried or anxious.
Concerned with = related to.
so the correct one should be "He is concerned for investor relations "
This is concerned with investor relations is probably the right usage. As Such
such = nominal equivalent to the foregoing clause.
Clause1 and as such, Clause2 = clause1, and as clause1, clause2.
Caesarea was Herod’s city, founded as a Romanized counterweight to Hebraic Jerusalem, and
as such it was regarded with loathing by the devout.
The meaning of the above sentence is similar to the following:
Because Caesarea was Herod’s city, founded as a Romanized counterweight to Hebraic
Jerusalem, it was regarded with loathing by the devout.
Reduced Costs = Reduction IN costs (result of reduction)
"Reduction of" is used when reducing by a certain amount. e.g. reduction of 20%. -7– Powered by TestMagic www.TestMagic.com
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