Calamity – World of The Day for IELTS Speaking and Writing

WOTD - CALAMITY

Calamity – World of The Day for IELTS Speaking and Writing

Calamity (noun) /kəˈlæməti/

[countable, uncountable]

Definition: an event that causes great damage to people’s lives, property, etc.

Synonyms: catastrophe, disaster, adversity, tribulation

Collocations: 

  1. Adj: severe, major, great, dreadful
  2. Verb: suffer, experience

Examples:

  • Japan suffered severe calamities from a terrible earthquake which completely flattened the whole capital city several years ago.
  • The calamity caused by the economic crisis was dreadful.

 

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