Pursuit – Word Of The Day For IELTS

Pursuit – Word Of The Day
Pursuit – Word Of The Day

PURSUIT – Word Of The Day For IELTS Writing & Speaking

PURSUIT

/pəˈsjuːt/ Noun Uncountable

Meaning:

  1. the act of following or chasing sb
  2. something that give you your time and energy to, that you do as a hobby

Synonyms: hobby, pastime

Collocation:

  • with adj: successful, ruthless, vigorous, favorite, popular, active, energetic, indoor, leisure, academic, culture, educational, sporting…+ pursuit
  • with prep: in pursuit of
  • with phrase: the pursuit of a goal, the pursuit of happiness/knowledge/pleasure/truth/excellence/profit
  • with verb: give pursuit

Example:

  • people travelling around the country in pursuit of work
  • He is engaged in the ruthless pursuit of wealth.
  • He devoted his walking hours to the single-minded pursuit of his goal.
  • The police gave pursuit.
  • She travelled the world in persuit of her dream.
  • We drove away with two police cars in pursuit (= following)
  • I galloped off on my horse with Roise in hot pursuit (= follow quickly behind)
  • She has time now to follow her various artistic pursuit.

Vocabulary

  • Engage in (v) to make someone or a group busy doing something
  • Ruthless (adj)  without pity or compassion; cruel; merciless
  • Devote sth to sth/sb (v) to spend a lot of time or effort doing something
  • Single-minded (adj) with your attention fixed on only one thing
  • Gallop off (phrasal verb) to move, pass, or develop very quickly

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