Assumption – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Assumption – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Assumption: (Noun) /əˈsʌm(p)ʃ(ə)n/


Something that you think is true although you have no definite proof.


Acceptance, Presumption, Hypothesis.


With adjective: basic/certain/different/false/fundamental/general/implicit/reasonable/underlying assumption.
With verb: based/challenge/depend/make/question/rest/work assumption


For IELTS Speaking:
“A lot of people make the assumption that poverty only exists in the developing countries.”
“Our plans were based on the assumption that everyone would be willing to help.

For IELTS Writing:
“The furore among providers about current government-funding policies which challenge the latter assumption suggests that this is a real danger.”


Choose the following words to fill in the blank: processed, reoccur, theorizes, evidence, constitutional, issuing, unidentifiable, sector, derives, assumptions. 

  1. The notion of the Big Bang _______________ that the universe began as a huge explosion of matter.
  2. The body of the person killed in the fire was so badly burned that it was _______________.
  3. The union is _______________ notices that there may be a strike as early as next week.
  4. Unless safety procedures are improved immediately, an accident could easily _______________.
  5. Tourism has been the biggest growth _______________ in the Greek economy since the 1970s.
  6. The president has resigned, and the country is in the middle of a _______________ crisis.
  7. A large percentage of the population of Paraguay _______________ their living from agricultural activity.
  8. There is some _______________ that a diet high in broccoli and cabbage reduces a woman’s risk for breast cancer.
  9. The data can be _______________ by computer in a matter of seconds.
  10. We shouldn’t make any _______________ until we have heard from everyone involved in the incident.

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