Remember that you must ensure parallelism wunlike even though unlike indicates

Remember that you must ensure parallelism wunlike

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Remember that you must ensure parallelism w/unlike, even though unlike indicates that the 2 items are not like each other Unlike can come at the end of a sentence (just as like can), as long as there is no ambiguity
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In the latter situation, the noun following unlike will generally be compared to the subject Again, as is either a conjunction or a preposition, depending on the context. You should distinguish among several meanings Conjunction as appears w/a clause Duration as Causation as Comparison as Is the most important conjunction use of as on the gmat. It sometimes appears together w/just, so, or even so too Can also appear w/a phrase, rather than a full clause Preposition As is used w/a noun or noun phrase. It also has 3 uses In any of these prepositional senses, As doesn't mean "similar to" Function as Equation as Stage as To force the Comparison As meaning, use a clause. To make a clause, include a verb The structure as... as.., creates a comparison. The 1st as is followed by an adjective or adverb. The second as is followed by a noun, a phrase, or even a whole clause note: in modern English, like I often misused to mean "for example." Even the NYT endorses this faulty usage. But the gmat is firm on the issue Don't use like to introduce examples. Instead, use the phrase such as. Numbers in Comparisons To indicate how much larger one qty is than another If you want to relate the qty by multiplication, use times and as... as... together Use times w/o as or than to indicate direct multiplication If you want to relate 2 qty by addition or subtraction, use more than or less than The words more and less are rather flexible. They can be used as nouns (or pronouns), adjectives, or adverbs In numerical comparisons, the words high and low, as well as higher and lower, should only be used as adjectives Other Comparison Constructions Put more and less in right positions. Watch out for ambiguity, especially when more comes before an adjective plus a noun Occasionally, a less common comparison signal appears in a gmat sentence For instance, some verbs, such as exceed or surpass, indicate comparison Make sure that the 2 items under comparison are parallel The phrase in addition to use worth mentioning. At the beginning of a sentence, you can use this construction to add another example to the subject You can also use it to add another example to a different noun in the sentence, such as the object of the verb or some other noun. Usage is endorsed by the gmat
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