Proceed – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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word of the day by ieltsmaterial - proceed

Proceed – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Proceed: (Verb)  /prəˈsiːd/

Definition:

To continue to do something that has already been planned or started

Synonyms: 

Go ahead, Continue, Go on, Progress

Collocations: 

With adverb: along/ as/ before/ directly/ further/ slowly/ then proceed
With verb: allow/ wish/ intend/ decide to proceed
With preposition: proceed to/towards/into

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:
“The government was determined to proceed with the election.”
“The question is not whether countries should proceed along some abstract preordained development path.”

For IELTS Writing:
“The goal of policy, nevertheless, must be to be able to proceed as if the violence were a separate matter.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: function, consist, estimate, method, involves, proceed, structure, assess, define, section.

  1. The test will _______________ of a series of true or false questions and two essay questions.
  2. The traditional family _______________ has undergone a great many changes in the last few decades, due to the increase in the divorce rate.
  3. The grammar notes appear in the back _______________ of the book.
  4. Attention passengers on flight 514 to Honolulu. Please _______________ to gate 33 where your plane is now boarding.
  5. I don’t think hitting children is a very effective _______________ of teaching them anything.
  6. We will use the first week of classes to _______________ your speaking ability.
  7. Nick’s job as a salesman _______________ a lot of travelling around the province.
  8. The _______________ of the heart is to pump blood throughout the body.
  9. His _______________ for the renovations to our house was $2,250.
  10. It can be quite difficult to clearly _______________ abstract ideas such as love or friendship.

Answer key
1. consist.
2. structure.
3. section.
4. proceed.
5. method.
6. assess.
7. involves.
8. function.
9. estimate.
10.define.

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