Từ vựng về sự thay đổi: ielts vocabulary for change

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adapt adjust alter cure
demote disappear dissolve exchange
expand fade increase promote
reduce renew renovate replace
swell switch transform vary

.a) We need to

adapt
these cars so disabled people can drive them.
1.b) The country found it hard to
adapt
to the new government.

2.a) If the trousers are too tight, take them back to the shop and ask them to

adjust
them.
2.b) He found it hard to
adjust
to living in a tropical country.

3.a) You must

transform t
he voltage or the system will blow up.
3.b) He decided to
transform
his appearance by having plastic surgery.

4.a) Our bills will be less if we

switch
from gas to electricity.
4.b) They had to
switch f
lights at Heathrow Airport.

5.a) You can’t

alter
the terms of the contract once it has been signed.
5.b) He wants to
alter
his appearance.

6.a) It will help your digestion if you

vary
your diet.
6.b) Prices of flats
vary
from a few thousand to millions of pounds.

7.a) We need to

exchange
our pounds for dollars.
7.b) You can usually
exchange
goods which are faulty if you show the receipt.

8.a) We have had to

expand
our sales force to cope with the extra demand.
8.b) Water will
expand
when it is frozen.

9.a) The price of oil will

increase
next year.
9.b) Most bosses refuse to
increase
salaries when they are asked.

10.a) The management decided to

dissolve
the company and sell the offices.
10.b)
Dissolve
the sugar in boiling water.

11.a) More and more people are moving to cities to

swell
the population there.
11.b) The wasp sting caused his leg to
swell u
p.

12.a) The market for typewriters will probably

disappear
completely in the next few years.
12.b) The police are baffled by the increasing number of people who
disappear
each year.

13.a) The old contract ran out and we had to r

enew i
t.
13.b) Many people argue that it’s futile to
renew
old hostilities.

14.a) They have received funds to

renovate
the old buildings.
14.b) We need to
renovate
the central heating as it is old and worn out.

15.a) The boss offered to

promote
him from salesman to manager.
15.b) Our main aim is to
promote t
ourism in the country.

16.a) They wanted to

demote
me from manager to salesperson.
16.b) If we
demote
you, you will lose a large part of your salary.

17.a) If you wash it too much, the colour will f

ade
.
17.b) We watched the islands
fade
away into the distance.

18.a) The company decided to

replace
the permanent staff with freelancers.
18.b) You must
replace
the books on the shelf when you have finished with them.

19.a) The doctors were unable to

cure
her the illness.
19.b)
Cure
meat in salt water for between three and five days.

20.a) Governments are trying to

reduce
pollution.
20.b) The best way to save money is to
reduce
the number of staff.

 

 

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