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GMAT Idioms

Subjects : gmat, english
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. I chose an interesting gift __ anniversary






2. This dish appears __ undercooked






3. Jayne is fascinated (by/ with) his boss






4. Jack prefers tea (to/over) coffee






5. Evaporation refers ___ a scientific term






6. I would have not tea ____ coffee






7. There is a dispute ___ the new name of the city






8. You can't explain ___ all your mistakes






9. The weakest candidate emerged (as/ to be) the winner






10. Can you permit me ___ the door please






11. I expected better __ Jayne






12. The management views the problem (as/ to be) an opportunity






13. The team credits its own success (to/ with) good fortune






14. I disaprove __ the use of cheating to pass the test






15. The CEO is likely___arrested today






16. I am worried ___ my parents






17. Jayne mistook a Ferrari (as/ for/ to be) a Lamborghini






18. I can't concieve of you (to be/ as) a scientist






19. The director depicted the actor (as/ to be) a mutant






20. The conversation ceters (around/ on) Mozart's contribution to music






21. For some people - laptops are just a means __ an end






22. The Royal Bengal Tiger is native (of/to) the Sunderbans






23. The new ad for lawnmower is targeted ___ gardeners






24. Jayne is contrasting his working style with that of Mal






25. She began taking classes in order (to/ that she could) learn French






26. The CEO deemed it necessary ___ask the employee to resign






27. Does my dress conform (with/ to) your regulation?






28. The team is composed (from/ of) people (of/ from) every department






29. Jayne said the would (try to come/ try and come) on time






30. Jerry is training for six hours with the aim of winning the marathon






31. He prized his only child ____ everything else in the world






32. I sacrificed a lot for money __ visit Europe






33. The members insisted ___ the speaker be removed from his post






34. It will be interesting to see what results ___ the police's efforts






35. It is the CEO's responsibility ___ meet the assigned targets






36. I hope that this will result ___ the police finding your car






37. The child grew (into/ to be/ as) tall handsome teenager






38. I discouraged them (from filing/ to file ) a complaint






39. The police led the criminal ___ from the other accused.






40. I'm delighted (to/ at) make your acquaintance






41. The ruler is expected (to/ that he should) protect his people






42. The job requires that Jayne (to/ none) supervise the entire operations of the assembly line






43. I am looking at him ____ I am studying his jacket






44. My problem is less serious than yours






45. I do not subscribe ___ the view that Jayne is guilty






46. My friend referred me ___ a specialist






47. Jack is contending (that/ with) Jerry for the award






48. The Indian constitution is modeled ____ the British constitution






49. Jayne has been (accused of/ accused with/ accused to have committed ) theft






50. The prisoner seeks pardon ___ the victim