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22 Jun 2018, 04:20
1)RIGHT: They passed a BAN PROHIBITING us FROM CARRYING bottles.
1)WRONG: They passed a BAN that we CANNOT CARRY bottles.

RIGHT
They AGREE THAT electrons EXIST.
Electrons are particles THAT physicists AGREE EXIST.
SUSPECT
There is AGREEMENT AMONG them THAT electrons exist.
They AGREE electrons EXIST. (AGREE THAT is preferred)
Electrons are particles THATphysicists AGREE ON AS EXISTING.
WRONG:
There is AGREEMENT AMONG them TO THE FACT THAT electrons exist.
Electrons are particles physicists AGREE THAT EXIST.
Electrons are particles physicists AGREE TO EXIST
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22 Jun 2018, 09:22
aashishchawla wrote:
1)RIGHT:

RIGHT
They AGREE THAT electrons EXIST.
Electrons are particles THAT physicists AGREE EXIST.
SUSPECT
There is AGREEMENT AMONG them THAT electrons exist.
They AGREE electrons EXIST. (AGREE THAT is preferred)
Electrons are particles THATphysicists AGREE ON AS EXISTING.
WRONG:
There is AGREEMENT AMONG them TO THE FACT THAT electrons exist.
Electrons are particles physicists AGREE THAT EXIST.
Electrons are particles physicists AGREE TO EXIST

I guess these sentences are from MPREP. These aare idioms - exceptions. SO, you just have to learn them by heart.

Hope this helps!
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22 Jun 2018, 21:51
i cant remember these sentences but looking for the rules by which they work
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22 Jun 2018, 21:56
Akela wrote:
aashishchawla wrote:
1)RIGHT:

RIGHT
They AGREE THAT electrons EXIST.
Electrons are particles THAT physicists AGREE EXIST.
SUSPECT
There is AGREEMENT AMONG them THAT electrons exist.
They AGREE electrons EXIST. (AGREE THAT is preferred)
Electrons are particles THATphysicists AGREE ON AS EXISTING.
WRONG:
There is AGREEMENT AMONG them TO THE FACT THAT electrons exist.
Electrons are particles physicists AGREE THAT EXIST.
Electrons are particles physicists AGREE TO EXIST

I guess these sentences are from MPREP. These aare idioms - exceptions. SO, you just have to learn them by heart.

Hope this helps!

i cant remember the sentences. because these sentences wont come in the exam. what i can remember is the usage explanation of these specific words like i have been doing with other idioms. so looking for that.
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23 Jun 2018, 13:21
Hi!

An idiom is a common expression or grammatical structure in English. You might hear idioms described elsewhere as a “saying”—for example, “as easy as pie”—but on the GMAT, you won’t see these as often. Instead, you’ll encounter more everyday constructions and have to decide which one is correct in English.

For example, which one of these sentences is correctly phrased?

The first one is correct: You don’t graduate “of” school. You graduate “from” school. There’s no special grammatical reason that this is the case, other than that that’s simply the way we talk about graduation in English (using the preposition “from” rather than the preposition “of,” that is). This is an example of how you’ll encounter idioms on the GMAT: There’s no specific grammar rule to follow, but an idiomatic expression will need to be corrected simply because it’s not used in English.

https://www.prepscholar.com/gmat/blog/gmat-idioms-list/

The sentecens you've mentioned are in the list of idioms. See the attached pic.

Hope this helps
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26 Jun 2018, 11:08
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aashishchawla wrote:
Akela wrote:
aashishchawla wrote:
1)RIGHT:

RIGHT
They AGREE THAT electrons EXIST.
Electrons are particles THAT physicists AGREE EXIST.
SUSPECT
There is AGREEMENT AMONG them THAT electrons exist.
They AGREE electrons EXIST. (AGREE THAT is preferred)
Electrons are particles THATphysicists AGREE ON AS EXISTING.
WRONG:
There is AGREEMENT AMONG them TO THE FACT THAT electrons exist.
Electrons are particles physicists AGREE THAT EXIST.
Electrons are particles physicists AGREE TO EXIST

I guess these sentences are from MPREP. These aare idioms - exceptions. SO, you just have to learn them by heart.

Hope this helps!

i cant remember the sentences. because these sentences wont come in the exam. what i can remember is the usage explanation of these specific words like i have been doing with other idioms. so looking for that.

Focus on the words in all caps in your quote. Those are the ones that are actually part of the idiom. The verb 'exist' isn't the important part; you could replace it with a different verb, as long as it's in the same form as the verb in the examples.

So if you want to write these examples as a rule, you might start by writing, '(someone) AGREES THAT something happens' = correct.

On the other hand, '(someone) AGREES something happens (no that)' = suspect.
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