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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Sentence Correction—Must Know Idioms pt. 3

  Happy 1st-of-the-month, GMAT Studiers! We’re celebrating this day with…more idioms! A number of you have asked for lessons on idioms, so enjoy this video and learn about 4 more “must-know” idioms for the test. Here’s the final board work from the video:   Let me know if you also have questions you’d like answered […]

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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Sentence Correction — Must Know Idioms

Hello! This week’s GMAT Tuesday video includes both an impostor and more examples of idioms! If you’d like more practice with must-know idioms after you’ve watched the video, be sure to check out our free GMAT idiom flashcards as well. Also, here’s an image of the final board work here: If you’ve got a question […]

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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 […]

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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Are Idioms Tested on the GMAT?

Hello! The answer to this week’s GMAT Tuesday question is…it depends! So find out what types of idioms will show up on your test, and enjoy the beauty of nature while you’re at it :). As always, leave a comment or question below, too, and I’ll be happy to get back to you :).

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Mixed Idioms on the GMAT

Idioms are an important topic on GMAT Sentence Corrections.  With some idioms, a particular verb may demand a single preposition — for example, “able to do X” is correct, and “able for doing X” is incorrect.  See our idiom ebook for more examples.   That’s a great deal to know right there.  To make matters worse, […]

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GMAT Sentence Correction: Comparative and Quantitative Idioms

First, a few Sentence Correction practice questions, all on related grammatical themes. 1) Company policy restricts employees to, at most, three personal days in a month, and even less if the number of Fridays in the month is more than four. even less if the number of Fridays in the month is more than four […]

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GMAT Idiom eBook

Hi, everyone! We’ve just released the FREE Magoosh GMAT Idiom eBook, which includes detailed explanations and examples of 27 different types of idioms: idioms involving prepositions, conjunctions, infinitives, comparison, and many many more! All written by our resident GMAT grammar expert, Mike McGarry :). You should use this eBook as a both a thorough guide to […]

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GMAT Idioms: Three Sophisticated Idioms

UPDATE: You can find this blog and others about idioms in our new GMAT Idiom eBook! First, a few practice GMAT Sentence Correction questions for warm-up. 1) Had the United States allowed the California Republic to remain independent after the Bear Flag Revolt rather than annexing it with military force, this “California nation” might have […]

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GMAT Idioms: Of Thinking and Knowing

UPDATE: You can find this blog and others about idioms in our new GMAT Idiom eBook! First, a couple of Sentence Correction practice questions. 1) Organizers claimed that the rally for public health care drew close to half a million people, but the city officials estimated the amount of people at the rally to be […]

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GMAT Idioms: Of Hope and Fear

UPDATE: You can find this blog and others about idioms in our new GMAT Idiom eBook! These two verbs, to hope and to fear, are similar, not only in their focus on expectations for the future, but also in the large diversity of idioms they can take.  In this post, I hope to exhaust the […]

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