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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Sentence Correction – Must Know Idioms

Hello! :)
 
It’s time to get down to business! Have you mastered your GMAT idioms yet? These idioms are not slang, and they’re not Americanisms, but they can be tricky. So watch this video to learn 4 most important ones!
 
And while you’re at it, sign up for our free GMAT idioms flashcards! You can practice with 160 more idioms, and did I mention they’re free? :)
 
Leave me any questions or comments you have below!
 

About the Author

Kevin has taught for over ten years from San Francisco to Japan, helping students prepare for tests, like the GRE, GMAT, and SAT. He enjoys sharing what he learned, so even more students can achieve their goals. When he is not helping students dominate standardized tests, you can find him in the Pacific Ocean or on a granite dome in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Follow him on Google+ and on Twitter @KevinRocci!

8 Responses to GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Sentence Correction – Must Know Idioms

  1. Rose July 10, 2014 at 11:32 am #

    Hi Kevin,
    In the Magoosh GMAT idiom book I found the idiom ‘believe that’ under the section ‘Verbs and That clause’. Similarly I think that ‘estimated to be’ and ‘estimated that’ are both valid.
    It would be really helpful if you could mention all the idioms that are associated with the words at one place to avoid any confusion in the minds of viewers.
    Thanks!

    • Kevin
      Kevin July 10, 2014 at 9:06 pm #

      Hi Rose! That’s a great tip! I am trying to keep these videos as short as possible and can’t cover every possible idiomatic usage of a word. “Believe” is an especially tricky one since it has so many different idiomatic constructions. But I do plan to get to them in a video at one point. Slowly but surely! :D

      And since you mentioned it, if anyone else is interested, you can look at the GMAT Idiom ebook for a more in depth look at the different idioms you might encounter on the GMAT! And if you are looking for a good way to study, I recommend our GMAT Idiom Flashcards! :D

      Happy Studying!

      • Rose July 12, 2014 at 11:22 am #

        Thanks Kevin!

        • Kevin
          Kevin July 14, 2014 at 6:42 pm #

          Absolutely! (*●⁰ꈊ⁰●)ノ

  2. Van May 18, 2014 at 10:26 am #

    Hi Kevin,

    Thanks for the video. You’re such a lovely guy, man :D
    I find this website so informative and helpful. I’m going to take GMAT exam at the end of May, so hope your materials will help :D

    Thank you so so much ^-^

    • Kevin
      Kevin May 19, 2014 at 10:19 am #

      Thank you for your kind words! :)

      I am always happy to hear that we are helping students prepare for the test! Best of luck dominating the test! :)

  3. Idiomatic Ruth April 24, 2014 at 7:37 am #

    Hey Kevin, very interesting and informative video, thanks for share and keep making Americanisms, more international. Good work.

    Ruth

    • Kevin
      Kevin April 24, 2014 at 9:19 am #

      Thanks Ruth! Glad you liked the video! I will be making more soon. :)


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