Endurance – Word Of The Day For IELTS

WORD OF THE DAY - endurance
WORD OF THE DAY - endurance

Endurance – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Endurance: (Noun) /ɪnˈdʊrəns/

Definition:

The ability to continue doing something difficult or painful over a long period of time

Synonyms: 

Courage, Perseverance, Tolerance

Collocations:

With adjective: physical endurance

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“Caffeine has long been used to increase physical endurance, in both humans and animals.”
“Now that was a feat of ability, patience and sheer physical endurance.”
“It takes them to the limits of physical endurance, then asks for more.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Strength and physical endurance would rocket as blood surged around their systems with unprecedented vigour.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: endurance, ethnicity, implications, retain, overall, commitment, labelled, prior, sums, apparently. 

  1. I wasn’t there, but _______________ it was a great party.
  2. The decision of the international trade commission has serious _______________ for the Canadian farming industry.
  3. Waste products are routinely _______________ as agricultural, industrial or municipal.
  4. Studies suggest that _______________, more people dream in black-and-white than in colour.
  5. Following the collapse of communism in Europe, the people of Serbia voted to _______________ their Socialist government.
  6. Most of us with children can understand the frustration of a parent, driven beyond _____________, who hits out.
  7. She broke up with her boyfriend because he didn’t seem to want to make the _______________ to having a serious relationship.
  8. His _______________ is unclear; he has both Asian and African features.
  9. Despite its small size, Switzerland spends huge _______________ of money on aid to developing countries.
  10. He worked as a translator _______________ to becoming an ESL teacher.

Answer keys:

  1. apparently
  2. implications
  3. labelled
  4. overall
  5. retain
  6. endurance
  7. commitment
  8. ethnicity
  9. sums
  10. prior

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