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gmatexam439 wrote:
Sorry for the delayed response.

I don't know the source of all the questions, but the links are as follows: [4th one is definitely official]
1. https://gmatclub.com/forum/advertisers- ... 15464.html
2. https://gmatclub.com/forum/despite-all- ... 67046.html
3. https://gmatclub.com/forum/over-the-las ... 53344.html
4. https://gmatclub.com/forum/qotd-meat-fr ... 52790.html

Could you please suggest whether these are worth spending time on?

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My turn to apologize for the slow response! Honestly, I wouldn't worry at all about any of them, other than the very last one -- the OG question. And even that one is pretty tough, so I wouldn't assume that it's a sign that you're fundamentally struggling on "evaluate the argument" questions. If you feel like you really don't fundamentally understand how those questions work, that might be reason to worry -- but of the four you mentioned, three are of very dubious quality. :)


Thank you for pointing that out sire. I don't fundamentally doubt my understanding but wasn't able to solve those 4. Your last sentence made my life better than before :-D
Thank you very much sensie.
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a. Two million pounds were spent for the construction of this dam.
b. Two million pounds was spent for the construction of this dam.

Which of the above sentences is correct?

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Sorry everybody, we're postponing this week's session to THURSDAY at the usual time. Thanks to a horrendous traffic jam between Pune and Bombay, our esteemed producer is unavailable to perform his usual duties on Wednesday. The 148-km journey, I'm told, might take a total of 34 hours.

Or something like that. The numbers are approximate. ;)

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a. Two million pounds were spent for the construction of this dam.
b. Two million pounds was spent for the construction of this dam.

Which of the above sentences is correct?

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Hi gmatbusters,

Statement 1: Two million pounds were --> here the subject becomes "individual pound currency notes". This is nonsensical because you had spent the amount and not notes.

So statement 2 should be correct, because the implicit meaning is "the amount was spent on construction".

Hope that helps.

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Not sure about others but I surely am missing fun and happenings here!!
Eagerly waiting for the next session!
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GMATNinja, souvik101990,

Not sure about others but I surely am missing fun and happenings here!!
Eagerly waiting for the next session!


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You can watch previous sessions here https://gmatclub.com/forum/verbal-live- ... l#p1936104
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We'll be back with a new series of eight live videos, beginning on Wednesday, February 14 at 9:30 a.m. Pacific time.

For details and an updated schedule, please visit this thread: https://gmatclub.com/forum/gmat-ninja-w ... 59122.html.

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We'll be back with a new series of eight live videos, beginning on Wednesday, February 14 at 9:30 a.m. Pacific time.

For details and an updated schedule, please visit this thread: https://gmatclub.com/forum/gmat-ninja-w ... 59122.html.

See you all on YouTube!


Welcome back GMATNinja and congrats for the new baby :)

Looking forward to the new series :)
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And I am very eager to re-join your sessions. Looking forward to Valentines Day !! :-D
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Thank you for the kind words, NDND & gmatexam439! Looking forward to tormenting all of you on V-Day!
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YouTube LIVE verbal webinars
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SC & CR Questions of the Day (QOTDs), featuring expert explanations
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Need an expert reply?
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Sentence Correction articles & resources
How to go from great (760) to incredible (780) on GMAT SC | That "-ing" Word Probably Isn't a Verb | That "-ed" Word Might Not Be a Verb, Either | No-BS Guide to GMAT Idioms | "Being" is not the enemy | WTF is "that" doing in my sentence?

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