Wingspan – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Wingspan – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Wingspan: (Noun) /ˈwɪŋspæn/

Definition:

The distance from the end of one wing to the end of the other

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“His wingspan is huge and so is his shadow on the earth.”
“The other plane continued its turn its wingspan widening.”
“The plane had a wingspan of eighty feet and broke all records for altitude and range.”

For IELTS Writing:
“A small brownish butterfly with a lifespan of less than a week and a wingspan shorter than your little finger.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: concentrations, grant, parameters, wingspan. statistically, attitude, obviously, integrated, undertakes, projections.

  1. In February of 1996, Princess Diana of Wales announced that she would _______________ Prince Charles a divorce.
  2. This eight-engined monster is made of spruce and has a ____________ of almost 100 metres.
  3. She really changed her _______________ once she understood how the others felt.
  4. Emile Durkheim hypothesized that the more _______________ individuals are into their society, the less likely they are to kill themselves.
  5. She is _______________ in love with him; she stares at him all the time.
  6. The Serengeti National Park has among the greatest _______________ of wildlife on the African continent.
  7. A Dutch proverb notes that he who _______________ many things at once seldom does anything well.
  8. _______________, travelling by air is the safest means of transportation.
  9. The head office is responsible for defining the _______________ which guide policy decisions at the local level.
  10. Our sales _______________ for the next year anticipate a steady growth of at least 5%.

Answer keys:

  1. grant
  2. wingspan
  3. attitude
  4. integrated
  5. obviously
  6. concentrations
  7. undertakes
  8. statistically
  9. parameters
  10. projections

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