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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Sentence Correction—Must Know Idioms #5

Hello! I made it just in time to talk about more must-know idioms! Learn how to correctly use “because of”, “based on”, “fear of” and “fear for” today. If you have any questions about this or anything else GMAT-related, please leave them in the comments below. And as usual, here’s a still of this week’s […]

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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Idioms – Allow for vs. Allow to

Hello! This week, learn how to use the idiom “allow for” correctly AND learn how to avoid it’s common “allow to” trap! Here’s a still of the final board work: If you have any questions, comments or suggestions for future videos, please share them with me! Leave them in the comments below, and I’ll get […]

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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Sentence Correction – Need to Know Idioms #4

Hello! If you can’t enough GMAT idiom practice, then this is the GMAT Tuesday for you! Learn how to use 4 more key idioms in time for test day. Here’s a still of the final board work: Feel free to leave me any questions or comments you have below! See you next week.

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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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