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GMAT Idioms

Subjects : gmat, english
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1. The child grew (into/ to be/ as) tall handsome teenager

2. The worth of the sculpture was estimated ___ Madrid

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

4. Jenna is contrasting her casual jeans (with/ to) a formal top

5. I would have not tea ____ coffee

6. Oxygen is essential (to/ for) life

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

8. All the time I dream (about/ of) football

9. This dish appears __ undercooked

10. Tim has been asked to continue __ his training

11. Rampant cutting of trees is a danger to ecology

12. My achievement is no less than his achievement

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

14. Jack works out everyday (so as to/ in order to) build his stamina

15. (After/ Following) the gold rush - the mining town collapsed

16. Jerry mad me as (many/ much) as fifteen mistakes in the test

17. Walter claimes __ he can run backwards

18. This group includes such cars ___ BMW ____ Audi

19. I disagree ___ you on this subject

20. The CEO has attributed the loss ___the economic recession earlier in the year

21. Jayne narrated the entire sequence __events to the cops

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

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

24. The scientists noted ___ the aspect ratio remained unchanged

25. Is the novel as great as is being reported in the media?

26. Jayne and Tina agree (on/ with) the need to hire a trainer

27. The teacher failed half of the class (in/ on) the test

28. Her will power is starting to dwindle away

29. Jayne was required to supervise the entire operations of the assembly line

30. Language structure is partly determined (by/ from) social structure

31. These CDs date (from/ on/ at) the early 70s

32. Newton is credited (with the discovery of/ as discovering / to having discovered/ for discovering the laws of) gravity

33. Jayne is comparing a BMW (with/ to) Mercedes

34. I expected better __ Jayne

35. Cats have the ability (to see /of seeing) in the dark

36. She would permit not permit me up the ladder

37. A plant grows ___ a seed

38. He had to choose between yoga (and/ or) dance

39. Studies indicate___women actually live longer than men

40. Jayne cant decide (among/ between) a laptop - a mobile phone and a media player

41. The boss seemed ___ a nice person when I met him

42. Monarch declared all fundamental rights (none/ as/ to be) unconstitutional

43. Can you permit me ___ the door please

44. The children have been independent (to/ of) their parents since childhood

45. I persuaded Tim ___ complete my assignment

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

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

48. I believe Jayne's version (as/ to be) the truth

49. Jerry is so soft-spoken ___ one can barely hear him speak

50. My friend referred me ___ a specialist