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LSAT Verbal Bible [#permalink] New post 07 Aug 2007, 15:58
Hi guys,

In some past post, I posted that if someone needed a copy of LSAT CR bible, please send me a PM and I will send them the book. I had too many PMs so posting the link here.

http://www.mediafire.com/?0ezztbgiss1

I got this link from another GMAT forum.

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 [#permalink] New post 07 Aug 2007, 16:08
wow nice! i just started reading my PowerScore Logic Games Bible that i bought on Amazon. this will complement it nicely. :lol:
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LSAT Verbal Bible [#permalink] New post 09 Aug 2007, 04:34
This is really great !!! Thanks.
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Re: LSAT Verbal Bible [#permalink] New post 09 Aug 2007, 05:15
financeguy wrote:
Hi guys,

In some past post, I posted that if someone needed a copy of LSAT CR bible, please send me a PM and I will send them the book. I had too many PMs so posting the link here.

http://www.mediafire.com/?0ezztbgiss1

I got this link from another GMAT forum.

Thanks








how is this material????????????????????????????
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 [#permalink] New post 09 Aug 2007, 07:04
thanks financeguy! a lot of reading material.. :?
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Re: LSAT Verbal Bible [#permalink] New post 09 Aug 2007, 18:50
Fistail wrote:


how is this material????????????????????????????


Yes, it's a lot of reading but if you have the patience to spend 4-5 hours on this book - half way through the material you realize that your CR ability has definitely surpassed the level tested in GMAT.

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Re: LSAT Verbal Bible [#permalink] New post 09 Aug 2007, 18:56
financeguy wrote:
Fistail wrote:


how is this material????????????????????????????


Yes, it's a lot of reading but if you have the patience to spend 4-5 hours on this book - half way through the material you realize that your CR ability has definitely surpassed the level tested in GMAT.

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thanks. i am starting it now and will spend a week on it. ..................
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 04:56
Thanks Finance Guy.
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 05:49
This material is truly recommended for all serious players.. I just love the way they have explained difficult stuff so easily...
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 06:01
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Thanks Finance Guy.


You are welcome.


dwivedys wrote:
This material is truly recommended for all serious players.. I just love the way they have explained difficult stuff so easily...


Yes. it makes you laugh at GMAT CR questions if you can get through these 500 pages.

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 [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 06:02
i want to be one of the serious players. :twisted:
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 06:05
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i want to be one of the serious players. :twisted:


How did you get this picture moving??? :roll:
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 07:00
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bmwhype2 wrote:
i want to be one of the serious players. :twisted:


How did you get this picture moving??? :roll:


I think she's got it in a GIF format :-)

BMW - one would have to be seriously insane to believe you anything BUT a serious player :-)

By the way - what role do you think is BUT playing in the sentence above? (Preposition or conjunction?)

I don't know so please don't ask me - but I am sure we work so hard, we are entitled to have some fun as well with our mates :-)) Right?
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 08:46
dwivedys wrote:
financeguy wrote:
bmwhype2 wrote:
i want to be one of the serious players. :twisted:


How did you get this picture moving??? :roll:


I think she's got it in a GIF format :-)

BMW - one would have to be seriously insane to believe you anything BUT a serious player :-)

By the way - what role do you think is BUT playing in the sentence above? (Preposition or conjunction?)

I don't know so please don't ask me - but I am sure we work so hard, we are entitled to have some fun as well with our mates :-)) Right?


I would say preposition.....but acts as "except for"
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 08:52
trivikram wrote:
dwivedys wrote:
financeguy wrote:
bmwhype2 wrote:
i want to be one of the serious players. :twisted:


How did you get this picture moving??? :roll:


I think she's got it in a GIF format :-)

BMW - one would have to be seriously insane to believe you anything BUT a serious player :-)

By the way - what role do you think is BUT playing in the sentence above? (Preposition or conjunction?)

I don't know so please don't ask me - but I am sure we work so hard, we are entitled to have some fun as well with our mates :-)) Right?


I would say preposition.....but acts as "except for"


Vikram - can you explain this a little more? why a preposition? I know it acts as a preposition in this construct but do not understand the logic that drives such a conclusion.
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2007, 09:30
dwivedys wrote:
trivikram wrote:
dwivedys wrote:
financeguy wrote:
bmwhype2 wrote:
i want to be one of the serious players. :twisted:


How did you get this picture moving??? :roll:


I think she's got it in a GIF format :-)

BMW - one would have to be seriously insane to believe you anything BUT a serious player :-)

By the way - what role do you think is BUT playing in the sentence above? (Preposition or conjunction?)

I don't know so please don't ask me - but I am sure we work so hard, we are entitled to have some fun as well with our mates :-)) Right?


I would say preposition.....but acts as "except for"


Vikram - can you explain this a little more? why a preposition? I know it acts as a preposition in this construct but do not understand the logic that drives such a conclusion.


I will try

We know that "for" is a preposition.

Eg: I nomiate saurabh for Pres.

But the same "for" can act as a conjunction (I am talking about option C in the question below)

http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=50354

So "but" is a cordinating conjunction and the context here as in the previous example I gave is different.

I think it stands for "except for a serious player"

http://englishplus.com/grammar/00000168.htm

So it is a noun phrase IMO :)
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Aug 2007, 09:20
trivikram wrote:
dwivedys wrote:
trivikram wrote:
dwivedys wrote:
financeguy wrote:
bmwhype2 wrote:
i want to be one of the serious players. :twisted:


How did you get this picture moving??? :roll:


I think she's got it in a GIF format :-)

BMW - one would have to be seriously insane to believe you anything BUT a serious player :-)

By the way - what role do you think is BUT playing in the sentence above? (Preposition or conjunction?)

I don't know so please don't ask me - but I am sure we work so hard, we are entitled to have some fun as well with our mates :-)) Right?


I would say preposition.....but acts as "except for"


Vikram - can you explain this a little more? why a preposition? I know it acts as a preposition in this construct but do not understand the logic that drives such a conclusion.


I will try

We know that "for" is a preposition.

Eg: I nomiate saurabh for Pres.

But the same "for" can act as a conjunction (I am talking about option C in the question below)

http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=50354

So "but" is a cordinating conjunction and the context here as in the previous example I gave is different.

I think it stands for "except for a serious player"

http://englishplus.com/grammar/00000168.htm

So it is a noun phrase IMO :)


Vikram - Thanks a lot buddy. That helps.

BUT is one of the six coordinating conjunctions (often denoted by the acronym –

FANBOYS - For, and, nor, but, or, yet, so). As a coordinating conjunction of course, one of the functions of but is to join two independent clauses. However, as shown in the example above (consider anything BUT), BUT can also act as a preposition.

As a preposition it clarifies the relationship between the subject and what the subject ought to be considered (it would be insane to consider you anything but a serious player) - But plays the role of preposition clarifying that the subject (YOU) must be considered a serious player and that not considering YOU a serious player would be foolish.

Basically, i was trying to understand how to identify a word playing the part of a preposition when the word itself is not one of our standard prepositions. To be able to do so correctly requires one to have a crystal clear understanding of how to determine the part of speech of a particular word depending on the role the word plays in the sentence.

For can act as a coordinating conjunction but it can act as a preposition as well.

I can do anything for you. Here for is not a coordinating conjunction but a preposition
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Aug 2007, 21:15
dwivedys wrote:
financeguy wrote:
bmwhype2 wrote:
i want to be one of the serious players. :twisted:


How did you get this picture moving??? :roll:


I think she's got it in a GIF format :-)

BMW - one would have to be seriously insane to believe you anything BUT a serious player :-)

By the way - what role do you think is BUT playing in the sentence above? (Preposition or conjunction?)

I don't know so please don't ask me - but I am sure we work so hard, we are entitled to have some fun as well with our mates :-)) Right?


BUT is just contradiction ;)
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Aug 2007, 03:42
dwivedys wrote:
trivikram wrote:
dwivedys wrote:
trivikram wrote:
dwivedys wrote:
financeguy wrote:
bmwhype2 wrote:
i want to be one of the serious players. :twisted:


How did you get this picture moving??? :roll:


I think she's got it in a GIF format :-)

BMW - one would have to be seriously insane to believe you anything BUT a serious player :-)

By the way - what role do you think is BUT playing in the sentence above? (Preposition or conjunction?)

I don't know so please don't ask me - but I am sure we work so hard, we are entitled to have some fun as well with our mates :-)) Right?


I would say preposition.....but acts as "except for"


Vikram - can you explain this a little more? why a preposition? I know it acts as a preposition in this construct but do not understand the logic that drives such a conclusion.


I will try

We know that "for" is a preposition.

Eg: I nomiate saurabh for Pres.

But the same "for" can act as a conjunction (I am talking about option C in the question below)

http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=50354

So "but" is a cordinating conjunction and the context here as in the previous example I gave is different.

I think it stands for "except for a serious player"

http://englishplus.com/grammar/00000168.htm

So it is a noun phrase IMO :)


Vikram - Thanks a lot buddy. That helps.

BUT is one of the six coordinating conjunctions (often denoted by the acronym –

FANBOYS - For, and, nor, but, or, yet, so). As a coordinating conjunction of course, one of the functions of but is to join two independent clauses. However, as shown in the example above (consider anything BUT), BUT can also act as a preposition.

As a preposition it clarifies the relationship between the subject and what the subject ought to be considered (it would be insane to consider you anything but a serious player) - But plays the role of preposition clarifying that the subject (YOU) must be considered a serious player and that not considering YOU a serious player would be foolish.

Basically, i was trying to understand how to identify a word playing the part of a preposition when the word itself is not one of our standard prepositions. To be able to do so correctly requires one to have a crystal clear understanding of how to determine the part of speech of a particular word depending on the role the word plays in the sentence.

For can act as a coordinating conjunction but it can act as a preposition as well.

I can do anything for you. Here for is not a coordinating conjunction but a preposition



Cant agree more on the bolded RED :-D
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