CliffsNotes Verbal Review for Standardized Tests (2nd Edition)

By Deborah Covino

Score better on any standardized try with assistance from CliffsNotes!
For someone taking any standardized test—such because the SAT, ACT, GMAT, Praxis I, GRE, or others—CliffsNotes Verbal assessment for Standardized Tests is designed to study, refresh, and reintroduce crucial grammar and verbal abilities.
Written by means of try out practise specialists, this transparent, concise, and easy-to-use consultant offers perception into the categories of questions you'll face at the examination, and demonstrates the right way to keep away from the typical and dear error that catch the unprepared. <UL> • Grammar and utilization review
• English utilization and sentence correction
• Timed essay writing
• Verbal ability—antonyms, analogies, and sentence completion</I> • studying comprehension
• options for every query type
• perform routines with 1000s of questions and whole explanations
• components of speech, adjectives and adverbs, linking verbs, and comparatives and superlatives
• Punctuation—using commas, semi-colons, colons, apostrophes, and dashes
• Writing narrative, descriptive, analytical, and expository essays
With advice from CliffsNotes, try out takers will think at domestic in any standardized-test atmosphere!

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Than less . . . than In a sentence with either . . . and, glance first to determine precisely what the grammar is instantly after either; then ensure the similar constitution follows and. Examples: In the subsequent examples, the 1st model illustrates an blunders, corrected within the revision or revisions that stick to. 1. The opera is either a fancy paintings and unique. The opera is either advanced and unique. either, adjective; and, adjective The opera is either a fancy and an unique paintings. either, article, adjective; and, article adjective 2.

Even supposing he was once a pleasant guy, Bob regularly _________ my sister. A. known as B. stunned C. refrained from D. complimented E. rewarded C. refrained from realize the be aware even though. This sign notice establishes that the 1st a part of the sentence needs to distinction with (be contrary of) the second one a part of the sentence. due to the fact heading off anyone contrasts with being pleasant, selection C is the proper solution. not one of the different offerings without delay contrasts with pleasant. search for those sign phrases simply because they more often than not identify contrary connotations inside sentences.

Used to be of their being prepared to suffer hardships 27. Like many teams, the goals of the Signet Society have replaced within the final ten years. A. Like many teams B. Like these of many teams C. Like many group's D. Like these of many different teams E. Like these of many different group's 28. whilst she used to be in basic terms 5, Janet's mom married for the 3rd time. A. while she used to be purely 5, Janet's mom married for the 3rd time. B. whilst in simple terms 5, Janet's mom married for the 3rd time.

C. nevertheless introduces a distinction with the 1st a part of the sentence, yet makes use of an improper constitution (the right constitution is on one hand . . . at the different hand). selection C expresses the distinction within the such a lot concise and proper method. sixteen. B. The sentence should be more suitable by way of the addition of an instance of the way Sean was once drawn into the seediness. 17. B. because it is, the sentence is lost amidst issues approximately Christian and Sean. It makes a extra basic aspect, hooked up to the 1st a part of the passage.

C. as a transition from the 1st paragraph to the second one D. as a truth E. as an anecdote 11. that's how one can write the underlined component to sentences 12 and thirteen (reproduced below)? An instance of a simile can be, "The sundown was once like a hoop of fireplace. " one other instance will be, "I am as hungry as a undergo that is simply pop out of hibernation. " A. No switch is critical. B. An instance of a simile should be, "The sundown was once like a hoop of fire," or C. examples of similes are "The sundown was once like a hoop of fire," and D.

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