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Build up Your Vocabulary for IELTS-Key Word:Safety

Build up Your Vocabulary for IELTS-Key Word:Safety

Key Word:Safety

Verb+Safety

  1. Use the correct form of these verbs:
compromise reach guarantee improve
  1. Army officers told the journalists it was such a dangerous area that they could not______their safety.
  2. The refugees walked for nearly a week until they______safety.
  3. Railway companies have dismissed fears that staff cuts will______safety. They say they are not putting profit before people’s lives.
  4. These new measures are designed to______safety in our schools.

Expressions with Prepositions

2. Complete the sentences with these expressions:

for the safety of from the safety of for your own safety
in safety to safety
  1. In the crowded streets of the city centre it is difficult to find a place where children can play______.
  2. The boat sank about a hundred metres from the shore, but we all managed to swim______.
  3. The police are concerned______a three-year-old boy who has been missing for two days.
  4. In the safari park you can watch the lions______your car.
  5. Smoking and the use of mobile phones are not permitted on board this plane______.

Safety+Noun

3. Complete the sentences below with these nouns:

features procedures reasons
record precautions regulations
  1. Farmers need to take safety______and wear protective clothing when spraying pesticides onto their crops.
  2. The area in the park near where the children play has been fenced off for safety______.
  3. This hall does not conform to safety______. That’s why we can’t let the public use it.
  4. Very stringent safety checks are carried out on all our planes. That’s why this airline has such an excellent safety______.
  5. Our engineers have incorporated all the latest safety______into the design of this car.
  6. As the plane prepared for take-off, the cabin crew demonstrated the safety______.

Noun+Preposition+Safety

4. Cross out the wrong preposition in these sentences:

  1. There is growing concern about/on the safety of mobile phones.
  2. German cars have a reputation on/for safety and reliability.
  3. In the interests of/in safety, smoking is forbidden in the cinema.
  4. This latest accident has raised doubts in/about the safety of the aircraft.
  5. The firemen led the women out of the burning building to a place of/in safety.
  6. With no thought to/of her own safety, she dived into the river to save the drowning child.

Notes

1. Note this expression:

  • There’s safety in numbers, so it’s better to walk home with a friend late at night.

2. Note these adjective collocations:

  • The thick glass walls allow you to watch these wild animals in perfect / complete safety.
  • The car is fitted with side bars for extra safety.

3. Note this expression:

  • The fireman carried the child to safety.

4. Note the following noun collocations:

  • All employees are issued with health and safety guidelines.
  • The reduction in the speed limit is part of a new road safety campaign.

5. By law, companies have to have a ‘Health and Safety’ expert, who is responsible for all matters relating to the safety of employees.

Answer Key

Ex 1:

  1. guarantee
  2. reached
  3. compromise
  4. improve

Ex 2:

  1. in safety
  2. to safety
  3. for the safety of
  4. from the safety of
  5. for your own safety

Ex 3:

  1. precautions
  2. reasons
  3. regulations
  4. record
  5. features
  6. procedures

Ex 4:

  1. concern about
  2. reputation for
  3. interests of
  4. doubts about
  5. place of
  6. thought of

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