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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 www.sentencecorrection.c...
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