Mundane – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Mundane – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Mundane: (Adjective) /mʌnˈdeɪn/

Definition:

ordinary and not interesting or exciting

Synonyms: 

Boring, Tedious, Monotonous

Collocations:

With noun: Mundane matter/ task

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“Yet they put this knowledge to good advantage, both officially and in more mundane matters.
“According to testimony, Rosen was recorded without his knowledge while talking with a female client about mundane matters.
“The objects we use to do these mundane tasks each day reveal the inner secrets of domestic life.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Honeysett’s cartoons reflect the mundane uses that an ill-educated public might put new technology to.”

Exercise:

Match the word below to complete these sentences.

palatial, salvation, lithe, mundane, rainfall, testing

  1. EWe tidied up our rooms and cleaned the kitchens, dragging out the …………………. tasks so that we could stay in the warm.
  2. She lives in a ………………….. New York apartment.
  3. Below-normal ………………. has led to a major water shortage.
  4. The beasts of the field, pedigree or otherwise, were included by the Bible in the plan of ……………..
  5. However, local ………………. programmes can give information on individual schools.
  6. He dashed across the puddles in the courtyard, ……….. and athletic

Answer keys:

  1. mundane
  2. palatial
  3. rainfall
  4. salvation
  5. testing
  6. lithe

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