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Q101 in OG states that "Being" is not always

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17 Jul 2011, 20:05
1. Q101 in OG states that "Being" is not always wrong.
2. Q65 in verbal review states that such as = example and like = similar to idiom is not valid
3. GMAT prep test has a question today where the idiom not only ... but also ... was the wrong choice and the right one had but also (without the not only...)

go figure ...!!!
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18 Jul 2011, 04:46
hehe.. I'll have a look at OG and Verbal review one!
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18 Jul 2011, 05:41
Read Ron Purewal's explanations on those questions at ManhattanGMAT forum's. They will explain you that being sometimes might be correct on GMAT and that basic phrase is not... but... . So you do not always need also. And, in questions where you are confused, sometimes parallelism is broken, that is why not.. but.. combination may be incorrect.
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18 Jul 2011, 05:55
Thanks for sharing this, will hv a look at Ron's explanation at MGMAT forum.

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18 Jul 2011, 08:37
I am sure there must be other errors due to which the others choices are preferred. These are just pay-special-attention kind of tips, but do not guarantee that you will always get the right answer if you only pay attention to these tips.
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18 Jul 2011, 15:57
Is there a URL for this explanation? I have bought some MGMAT books, but no course - Will I be able to access it?
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20 Jul 2011, 20:25
Google GMATPREP questions on Google and click on MGMAT forum link and u can see ample explanations by Ron Purewal
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05 Jun 2012, 00:50
could you please give the link of Ron's explanation on this specific topic "being"
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