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Phalanx replied to Marketing career - right fit ?
Puys,
I am an IT professional with 5 years work ex. I have 760 on GMAT and am targeting fall 2012 programs. I am researching marketing career. Based on the info on the web, marketing seems to offer exciting opportunities to people who knows how to persuade people / manage public perceptions /...
Phalanx replied to GMAT Sentence Correction Discussions
Thanks Vikas.mogle / Vrindha81. I will focus on my speed.
Phalanx replied to GMAT Sentence Correction Discussions
1> Kansas Republican Nancy Kassebaum, one of only two women in the U.S. Senate in 1992, said she did not so much wish for more women senators but more moderate Republican ones.
(A) did not so much wish for more women senators but more moderate Republican ones
-Did not so much wish for more ...
Phalanx replied to GMAT Sentence Correction Discussions
Folks,
Just wanted to benchmark my progress with you. I am working on OG10 solving 25 questions everyday. As i look back on day 6 (150 questions over) I see that i have consistenty hit 80% correct, taking 2.5 mins per question. First, I would like to know Whether OG10s difficulty level increas...
Phalanx replied to GMAT Sentence Correction Discussions
I too am not sure. But "by" sounds (quiet strongly) correct to me.
I really have trouble with these tenses. Anyways, i did some research and looks like "past tense is preferred here". Past continuous tense is generally used to express that a longer action was interrupted by a shorter action.Fo...
Phalanx replied to GMAT Sentence Correction Discussions
Griffith's cameraman Bitzer was a mechanical wizard, and what skill was lacking in his visual composition was more than compensated by his ability to combine gadgets and props to produce the required cinematic effects.
(A) what skill was lacking in his visual composition was more than compensa...
Phalanx replied to GMAT Sentence Correction Discussions
Vikas13068,
Could you please post the OA and the explanation?
Phalanx replied to GMAT Sentence Correction Discussions
1.That the new managing editor rose from the publications soft news sections to a leadership position is more of a landmark in the industry than her being a woman.
Rephrased: X is more of a landmark than Y.
X and Y have to be parallel in structure and logic. In structure, X is a complete i...
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Phalanx replied to GMAT Sentence Correction Discussions
Sure dude. Option C sounds logical. Per se, i would not have found any error with option 'C'. But option 'E' looks more logical to me. Can you help me to eliminate option 'E'?
To make things simple for our analysis, I rephrased the passage substituting simpler phrases for complex ones.
X w...
Phalanx replied to GMAT Sentence Correction Discussions
My take is E.
In option A, the word 'obtaining' is redundant. Hence option A is out.
In option B, the verb 'has touched off' implies that the departure of Brezhnev has already happened. Describing that past departure as eventual sounds awkward in the context (atleast for me), so B is out. ...