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Idioms to Know for the GMAT
ANSWER: difficulty in choosing between two alternatives Explanation: 'Caught between two stools' means finding it difficult to choose between two alternatives. OR To fail due to difficulty in choosing between two alternatives. Example in a sentence: He tries to be both mother and father of his daughter, but falls between two stools.
Sentences: 1 Daniel isn't every good at reading between the lines. Example in a sentence: The slave was accused by his king of being a man of straw and lacking in decisiveness. Example in a sentence: Marie lost her job, but somehow her family weathered the storm. The phrase 'all one' is used to indicate that it is not important which of several alternatives are available or chosen. Here, any choice i. Mumbai or Pune makes no difference to the person. Hence, the given sentence is correct. Of and off have different meanings and are to be used appropriately according to the situation.
Of is usually used to show belongingness. Example: 1 John ran off quickly to catch the bus. Fresh Trending Easy Medium Hard. To hold one's tongue - Published on 04 May 16 a. A man of straw - Published on 15 Apr 16 a. To weather the storm - Published on 13 Apr 16 a. If the sentence is correct as it is, mark d i.
Whether I stay in Mumbai or Pune, it is all and one to me. If the sentence is correct as it is, mark e i. She has been working off and on for several months to complete the project. Choose its correct meaning in the given context from the alternatives given below. Her fame spread far and wide because she was a talented singer. Her fame grew b.
Her fame lessened c. Her fame ended d. She played a cat and mouse game with all her boyfriends. She played a game b. She had a cat c. Her boyfriends gave her cats and mice d.
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Idioms & Phrases - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC
ANSWER: difficulty in choosing between two alternatives Explanation: 'Caught between two stools' means finding it difficult to choose between two alternatives. OR To fail due to difficulty in choosing between two alternatives. Example in a sentence: He tries to be both mother and father of his daughter, but falls between two stools. Sentences: 1 Daniel isn't every good at reading between the lines. Example in a sentence: The slave was accused by his king of being a man of straw and lacking in decisiveness.
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This eBook includes comprehensive lists, detailed explanations, and examples of 27 different types of GMAT idioms: idioms involving prepositions, conjunctions, infinitives, comparison, and many many more! Overall, the GMAT will be testing your knowledge of idioms in several ways: from the correct use of a specific preposition to word order to forms of comparison, or a specific grammar rule. In other words, your job will be to identify incorrect usage, then identify the correct idiom in the right answer! Idiom questions are a common question type on the GMAT. In other words?
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Although the GMAT does sometimes test these types of idioms, it is important to understand that they are not the primary focus of the test. Because of an increase in the number of international students taking the exam, the GMAC has elected to shift the focus away from idiomatic American usage and toward more issues involving overall sentence logic. That said, there are still a handful of fixed constructions that the GMAT does regularly test. Many, but not all, of these fall into the category of word pairs aka correlative conjunctions. Particularly if you are not a native English speaker, you are best served by focusing on these constructions, which stand a high chance of appearing, as opposed to memorizing dozens of preposition-based idioms that have only a minuscule chance of being tested on any given exam. Fewer is used to describe things that are quantifiable countable. It is always paired with singular nouns.
Через каждые несколько шагов Стратмор останавливался, держа пистолет наготове, и прислушивался. Единственным звуком, достигавшим его ушей, был едва уловимый гул, шедший снизу. Сьюзан хотелось потянуть шефа назад, в безопасность его кабинета. В кромешной тьме вокруг ей виделись чьи-то лица.
Беккер отлично говорил по-французски, тем не менее обратился к этому человеку на языке, который тот, как он надеялся, должен был знать хуже. Убедить абсолютно незнакомого человека отдать вам золотое кольцо скорее всего будет весьма непросто, поэтому Беккер хотел заручиться хотя бы одним преимуществом. Пока старик собирался с мыслями, Беккер не произнес ни слова.
- спросил немец с расширившимися от страха глазами. - Или мы придем к соглашению. - Какому соглашению? - Немец слышал рассказы о коррупции в испанской полиции. - У вас есть кое-что, что мне очень нужно, - сказал Беккер.
Подойдя вплотную, незнакомец буквально пронзил ее взглядом.