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adhere to
to obey (a rule, law etc) or to follow
Journals have to________ grammatical rules.
conduct
to organize and perform a particular activity, e.g research, survey, experiment, interview
Vodafone and Google _________their business in English.
notion
idea of something
omit
to leave out; to not include
Speakers __________articles.
poor
unsatisfactory, bad
remain
stay the same, be left
require
to need or demand
Articles are____________in standard English.
thus
so (formal)
view
to think about (opinion) or look at
It is tempting to _______the history of English simply as one of French invasion. .
collocation
the way in which words are used together regularly, e.g. perform an operation (NOT perform a discussion)
colloquial
characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation
transcribe
to write down
Barbara records and__________spoken English.
metaphor
a word or phrase that means one thing and is used for referring to another thing in order to emphasize their similar qualities
ensure
make sure (formal)
register
one of the varieties of language appropriate to particular social situations. (4 types formal, informal, colloquial, and slang)
slang
informal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions
synonym
A word having the same or almost the same meaning as some other.
heir
a person who inherits some title or possession
reject
refuse to accept or acknowledge
spontaneous
said or done without having been planned or written in advance
drawback
disadvantage
whirl
the act of rotating rapidly (hint: imagine a ballerina)
jaw
the lower part of your face which moves when you open your mouth
worship
attend religious services
hierarchy
be organized into different levels of importance
requirement
required activity
responsibility
an obligation or duty
convey
make known
relevant
related to the matter, important
wide range
a great amount of variety. eg. Metallic elements have a ______ ______ of chemical properties.
welcome
accept gladly
provide
supply
hold
time during which some action is awaited