Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 31 Aug 2015, 16:30
GMAT Club Tests

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

I've been trying to wrap my head around this, maybe it's

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 06 Jul 2010
Posts: 75
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 66 [0], given: 12

I've been trying to wrap my head around this, maybe it's [#permalink] New post 20 Aug 2010, 08:08
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions
I've been trying to wrap my head around this, maybe it's because I'm not a native speaker but I cannot tell when an ellipsis is appropriate and when not, unless it's REALLY obvious.
Wrong: French wines taste better than Australian wines- What is ambiguous about that?
Manchester United played better than Real Madrid- Is that also wrong? Why, why not?
When can I compare action and leave out the 2nd verb without making the sentence ambiguous?

Thanks!
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 23 May 2010
Posts: 442
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 53 [0], given: 112

Re: Ellipses in Comparisons- I DON'T GET IT [#permalink] New post 20 Aug 2010, 08:42
heyholetsgo wrote:
I've been trying to wrap my head around this, maybe it's because I'm not a native speaker but I cannot tell when an ellipsis is appropriate and when not, unless it's REALLY obvious.
Wrong: French wines taste better than Australian wines- What is ambiguous about that?
Manchester United played better than Real Madrid- Is that also wrong? Why, why not?
When can I compare action and leave out the 2nd verb without making the sentence ambiguous?

Thanks!

heating-oil-prices-are-expected-to-be-higher-th-is-year-than-95234.html?hilit=ellipse#p736279

just read this ..I am sure it will help u bit ..
regards
Re: Ellipses in Comparisons- I DON'T GET IT   [#permalink] 20 Aug 2010, 08:42
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Experts publish their posts in the topic It's been a long time souvik101990 4 20 Jul 2013, 02:54
2 Experts publish their posts in the topic I've been messing up comparison/quantity sentences, mostly jumsumtak 5 03 Dec 2012, 15:48
I have my gmat in a week. I have been trying to increase my dddmba2012 1 23 Mar 2012, 15:40
Experts publish their posts in the topic I've been studying from the MGMT SC book religiously and bepbep12 2 07 Feb 2012, 15:57
1 In my grammer book try+to+infinitive and try+ing have a medanova 4 27 Nov 2010, 09:44
Display posts from previous: Sort by

I've been trying to wrap my head around this, maybe it's

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.