since vs from

Since vs From – What’s the difference and how to use?

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The words since and from both are used to denote the starting time of an action. Yet, these words are used in very different contexts. Use of Since The word since is used to present the starting time of an action that continues in the present till this date. For example: Simple Example 1 Mr.

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GMAT Verbal If Vs When

If Vs. When

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In conditional statements, ‘if’ and ‘when’ can be used interchangeably – but only in certain cases.  In certain other cases, using ‘when’ instead of ‘if’ will result in an idiomatically incorrect sentence. In this post, I will explain when ‘if’ and ‘when’ can be used interchangeably and when they cannot be. When in conditional statements can

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due to vs because of - GMAT

Due to Vs Because of – GMAT Verbal

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Due to and Because of are the two phrases tested against each other quite frequently in the Sentence Correction section of the Verbal portion of the GMAT. In day-to-day written and conversational English, these two terms are used interchangeably. But in GMAT SC, the two phrases have very specific usages and are NOT used interchangeably.

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Mideast immigrants’ rates …GMATPrep

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Mideast immigrants’ rates of entrepreneurship exceed virtually every other immigrant group in the increasingly diverse United States economy. (A) Mideast immigrants’ rates of entrepreneurship exceed (B) Mideast immigrants are exhibiting rates of entrepreneurship exceeding (C) Immigrants from the Mideast exhibit rates of entrepreneurship exceeding those of (D) The rates of entrepreneurship in immigrants from the

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The budget for education…GMATPrep

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The budget for education reflects the administration’s demand that the money is controlled by local school districts, but it can only be spent on teachers, not on books, computers, or other materials or activities. A. the money is controlled by local school districts, but it can only be spent B. the money be controlled by

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OGVR ’16#37

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As a result of record low temperatures, the water pipes on the third floor froze, which caused the heads of the sprinkler system to burst, which released torrents of water into offices on the second floor. Meaning Analysis As a result of record low temperatures, the water pipes on the third floor froze, The sentence

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Verb-ed Modifiers vs Verb-ing Modifiers

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Quote: Would like to understand minute differences between these two types of modifiers. Please correct me if my understanding is not right – Clause + Comma + Past Participle – 

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