SIMILAR WORDS

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2 It is difficult to understand what another person likes Ex: There is no accounting for taste I thought as I saw the man walk by in the red pants and the green shoes (There is no) accounting for taste(s) SIMILAR WORDS Similar words are often confusing if they have similar meanings but cannot be interchanged Sometimes they have the same root, prefix, or suffix Sometimes they have similar spelling The grammatical structure and the meaning of the sentence will help you determine which is correct STRATEGIES FOR SIMILAR WORD ITEMS ASK YOURSELF THESE QUESTIONS:  Many words seem similar because they contain similar letters Do the other words in the sentence help you understand the meaning of the word? INCORRECT gift.] CORRECT [The manager will except the The manager will accept the  Some words can refer to the same topic but have different meanings Do you know the different meanings of a word? INCORRECT [Do you have change for a ten-dollar currency?] CORRECT Do you have change for a ten-dollar bill?  Some words have similar spellings, but they have very different meanings or are different parts of speech Can you tell the difference? INCORRECT [The athlete does not want to loose the race.] CORRECT The athlete does not want to lose the race Currency (n) the system of money that a country uses: trading in foreign currencies A single European currency You’ll need some cash in local currency but you can also use your credit Bill (n) = Note (n) (also banknote) (both especially BrE) (NAmE usually bill) [C] a piece of paper money: A £5 note We only exchange notes and traveller’s cheques A The task was divided into parts (A) like (B) same (C) equal (D) even Fine (n) a sum of money that must be paid as punishment for breaking a law or rule: a parking fine Tariff (n) a tax that is paid on goods coming into or going out of a country We’ve decided to the company Macrodisk, Inc (A) name (B) identify (C) nominate (D) denominate To name sb/sth (after sb) | (NAmE also) name sb/sth (for sb) to give a name to sb/sth SYN  call: [vn] He was named after his father (= given his father’s first name)/to say the name of sb/sth  SYN To identify: The victim has not yet been named To nominate sb (for / as sth) to formally suggest that sb should be chosen for an important role, prize, position, etc  SYN To propose To nominate sb (to / as sth) to choose sb to a particular job  SYN  To appoint: [vn] I have been nominated to the committee To nominate sth (as sth) to choose a time, date or title for sth  SYN  To select: December has been nominated as the day of the election To denominate to express an amount of money using a particular unit: The loan was denominated in US dollars Have you checked out the of that contract? (A) rightfulness (B) lawfulness (C) legality (D) authority To check out to be found to be true or acceptable after being examined Right (adj./adv./noun) Lawful (adjective) (formal) allowed or recognized by law; legal: his lawful heir  OPP  unlawful lawfully (adverb) Right (adj.) OPP Wrong true or correct as a fact: He’s right Right (adv.) exactly; directly: Lee was standing right behind her Right (to sth / to sth) a moral or legal claim to have or get sth or to behave in a particular way: Everyone has a right to a fair trial You have no right to stop me from going in there Legality (n) (pl -ies) [U] the fact of being legal: Ex: They intended to challenge the legality of his claim in the courts A lawfully elected government lawfulness (n) Authority (n) the power to give orders to people: Ex: in a position of authority Authority (to sth) the power or right to sth: Ex: Only the manager has the authority to sign cheques 10 The experience I received being an apprentice was … (A) costly (B) pricey (C) expensive (D) invaluable Costly costing a lot of money, especially more than you want to pay  SYN  Expensive: Buying new furniture may prove too costly Pricey (adjective) expensive Invaluable (to / for sb/sth) | invaluable (in sth) extremely useful SYN  Valuable: invaluable information The book will be invaluable for students in higher education Invaluable means ‘very valuable or useful’ The opposite of valuable is valueless or worthless THANK YOU! ... taste(s) SIMILAR WORDS Similar words are often confusing if they have similar meanings but cannot be interchanged Sometimes they have the same root, prefix, or suffix Sometimes they have similar. .. which is correct STRATEGIES FOR SIMILAR WORD ITEMS ASK YOURSELF THESE QUESTIONS:  Many words seem similar because they contain similar letters Do the other words in the sentence help you understand... change for a ten-dollar currency?] CORRECT Do you have change for a ten-dollar bill?  Some words have similar spellings, but they have very different meanings or are different parts of speech
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Xem thêm: SIMILAR WORDS , SIMILAR WORDS , Impressed (adjective) impressed (by / with sb/sth) feeling admiration for sb/sth because you think they are particularly good, interesting, etc.: I must admit I am impressed., Hospitable (to / towards sb) (of a person) pleased to welcome guests; generous and friendly to visitors SYN  Welcoming: The local people are very hospitable to strangers. Hospitality (n) friendly and generous behaviour towards guests:Thank you for your ki, To ascend (to sth) to rise; to go up; to climb up: [v] The path started to ascend more steeply. Mist ascended from the valley., No one is at fault, according to the company ..... . (A) speaker (B) man (C) teller (D) spokesperson, To cooperate (with sb) (in / on sth) to work together with sb else in order to achieve sth: The two groups agreed to cooperate with each other. Cooperation (with sb) (in doing sth) | cooperation (between A and B) the fact of doing sth together or of worki, Have you checked out the ..... of that contract? (A) rightfulness (B) lawfulness (C) legality (D) authority

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