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

It is currently 25 Oct 2014, 20:26

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

Idiom: Just as X so too Y

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
CEO
CEO
User avatar
Joined: 21 Jan 2007
Posts: 2769
Location: New York City
Followers: 8

Kudos [?]: 257 [0], given: 4

Idiom: Just as X so too Y [#permalink] New post 22 Jul 2007, 14:16
I know the idiom Just as X so too Y is correct.

Is the idiom Just as X..so Y correct? An example from OG would definitely help.

Thanks.
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 13 May 2007
Posts: 252
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 22 Jul 2007, 14:44
Manhattam GMAT has it under the list of idioms so i assume its correct.

example :

465.Just as plant species native to regions with browsing mammals evolved many natural anti-browser defenses (such as sharp spines and toxic chemicals), so humans in malarial regions have evolved dozens of chemical defenses against malaria.
(A) so humans in malarial regions have evolved dozens of chemical defenses against malaria
(B) humans in malarial regions have been evolving dozens of chemical defenses against malaria
(C) there has been, in malarial regions, an evolution of dozens of human chemical defenses against malaria
(D) dozens of chemical defenses against malaria have been evolved by humans in malarial regions
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 21 Jun 2006
Posts: 289
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 22 Jul 2007, 15:58
Both are correct. But, if you have an option with both
Just as X, so too Y
Just as X, so Y
i would tend to use option A
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 12 Jan 2014
Posts: 1
Followers: 0

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

Re: Idiom: Just as X so too Y [#permalink] New post 12 Jan 2014, 14:48
Just as x do, so y do...
Is also correct.

Posted from my mobile device Image
2 KUDOS received
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 15 Sep 2011
Posts: 182
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance, International Business
WE: Corporate Finance (Manufacturing)
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 75 [2] , given: 5

CAT Tests
Re: Idiom: Just as X so too Y [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2014, 10:34
2
This post received
KUDOS
bmwhype2 wrote:
I know the idiom Just as X so too Y is correct.

Is the idiom Just as X..so Y correct? An example from OG would definitely help.

Thanks.


I think the structure of the comparison is more important than the idiom itself. Even if the split is between "so too" and "so," your next thought should be to check for redundancy in that "too" may be already conveyed (or implied) elsewhere in the sentence.

Posted from my mobile device Image
_________________

A little kudos never hurt anyone. :)

Re: Idiom: Just as X so too Y   [#permalink] 24 Feb 2014, 10:34
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
1 Idiom..Just as ...so nageshshiv 8 04 Nov 2010, 19:14
Just as the fishing line becomes too taut, so too the trials rohitgoel15 18 29 Jul 2010, 21:44
1 GMATPrep Idiom: Just as X so Y? shanewyatt 7 27 Nov 2009, 19:21
Le me know the correct idiom - Just as X, So Y Is this lnaik 0 18 Oct 2007, 09:56
Idiom: And....So too bmwhype2 6 11 Sep 2007, 18:04
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Idiom: Just as X so too Y

  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®.