Rotate – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Rotate – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Rotate: (Verb) /rə(ʊ)ˈteɪt/

Definition:

to turn with a circular movement around a central point, or to make something to do this.

Synonyms: 

Spin, Revolve, Go around

Collocations: 

With adverb: slowly/ then rotate
With noun: axis/ earth/ head

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“Very deliberately, Ricci slowly rotated it into the best position for nut-cracking.”
“It is then rotated through approximately 180 degrees to find the largest negative output.”

For IELTS Writing:
“The Earth rotates on its axis once every 24 hours.”

Exercise:

Complete the sentences with suitable words below

composition, atmosphere, sustain, rotates, surface, shuttle.

  1. Venus is unusual because it………………………….in the opposite direction to other planets.
  2. The………………………….of Venus has many craters caused by asteroids.
  3. Mercury has no substantial…………………………..
  4. Mercury does not have any water so cannot………………………….life.
  5. The Voyager space………………………….has provided us with pictures of Saturn’s moons.
  6.  The………………………….of Saturn is mainly gas.

Answer key

  1. rotates
  2. surface
  3. atmosphere
  4. sustain
  5. shuttle
  6. composition

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