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# V99-01

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16 Sep 2014, 02:29
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Choose the sentence with properly used idiom (emphasized with boldface). Please note that a wrong answer choice may be grammatically correct.

A. Will Ferrell's cameo scenes are so funny as anything he's ever done.
B. Will Ferrell's cameo scenes are as funny that anything he's ever done.
C. Will Ferrell's cameo scenes are as funny as anything he's ever done.
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

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16 Sep 2014, 02:29
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Choose the sentence with properly used idiom (emphasized with boldface). Please note that a wrong answer choice may be grammatically correct.

A. Will Ferrell's cameo scenes are so funny as anything he's ever done.
B. Will Ferrell's cameo scenes are as funny that anything he's ever done.
C. Will Ferrell's cameo scenes are as funny as anything he's ever done.
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

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14 Sep 2016, 11:30
as funny as
as cute as
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18 Apr 2017, 01:24
but option A and C idioms are correct !

so...as...
as...as....

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01 May 2017, 02:38
mkumar26 wrote:
but option A and C idioms are correct !

so...as...
as...as....

?

The phrase "so...as..." goes only with negative sentences. Hence option A is wrong.
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12 Jul 2017, 11:25
AS...............AS is the correct idiom.

Wrong idioms in GMAT are:
not so ...............as
so..............as
as.............that
so many............as
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12 Sep 2017, 16:39
ATTENTION
not so...as in Manhattan prep is SUSPECT.
not as...as in Manhattan prep is CORRECT.
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29 May 2018, 16:39
Does option 3 makes logical sense?
I don't find any option logically correct. Please provide an explanation to the correct answer choice.
Re: V99-01   [#permalink] 29 May 2018, 16:39
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