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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.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

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 will have tea ____ coffee






2. I will speak ___ Jayne about this problem






3. My problem is less serious than yours






4. Jayne cares a lot (of / for/ about) his family






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






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






7. Would you sacrifice your job for a chance to go to Europe?






8. I chose an interesting gift __ anniversary






9. Modern mobile phones can (act as/ act like) cameras






10. Jacol likes to associate (with/ among) honest people






11. The motorist need aid (in finding/ to find) their way out






12. Sheena wants to speak ___ for the rights of the homeless






13. Jayne is a native (of/to) the US






14. A plant grows ___ a seed






15. The team's success is dependent (upon/ on) him






16. I agree (to/ with) your proposal of buyout






17. This resembles chocolate ice cream ___ flavor - but not in consistency






18. The accused seemed (to be/ like) hiding something






19. The chairman claimed that he was speaking ___ his experience






20. This is a real life instnace__ plagiarism






21. Unlike Jayne - (Tom wrote a good essay/ Tom's essay was good)






22. I will have either ice-cream or pastry






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






24. I disagree ___ you on this subject






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






26. Jayne permitted his son __ drive to college






27. The chairman approves __ the new marketing plan






28. Please stop (acting like/ acting as) a kid






29. Jerry was drawn (to/ at) the sports car






30. The agreement invests the vice-chairman __ the authority to act on the chairman's behalf in certain conditions






31. Just as Katy is a champion swimmer - __ is Angie






32. Jayne is in danger of contracting malaria






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






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






35. Even as a young boy he was (known to/ known as wanting to) explore different ways of doing things






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






37. I have always regarded you ___ my brother






38. We can count __Jayne's to compete the project






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






40. I doubt (that/ whether) his venture will succeed






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






42. Don't expend too much effort (at/ on) this document






43. Studies indicate___women actually live longer than men






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






45. Jayne enquired the rates ___ apple






46. All his troubles originate (in/ from) his mind






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






48. A life of sin will inevitably lead ___ suffering






49. His reasoning was flawed - and appeared to be independent (to/of) any logic






50. Is this shirt promised __ anyone?