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Many financial analysts consider an upward trend in a firm’s current ratio a sign of improving liquidity.
a sign of
as a sign of
to be a sign of
a sign of their
as being a sign of
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Re: Analysts Consider [#permalink] New post 24 Jan 2012, 21:19
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a sign of -------------Correct: consider a sign of
as a sign of ----- wrong: consider as
to be a sign of ----- wrong: consider to be
a sign of their ------ wrong: a sign of their
as being a sign of ----wrong: consider as
An easy but unlikely question in real GMAT, since it is solely testing idiom use;however, good for concept learning
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The correct idiom is "consider X Y"
For example:
I consider you (just) a friend. :( X: you, Y: a friend.
I consider Metallica the best heavy metal band in the world. X: Metallica, Y:
the best heavy metal band in the world

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Re: Analysts Consider [#permalink] New post 24 Jan 2012, 22:51
I choosed B, got it
consider x Y -- Correct
consider x as Y -- Wrong
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Re: Analysts Consider [#permalink] New post 25 Jan 2012, 06:19
good explanation

consider xy

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Re: Analysts Consider [#permalink] New post 25 Jan 2012, 13:05
I got it wrong to, :cry: but its consider X,Y
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