Credit – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Credit – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Credit: (Verb) /ˈkrɛdɪt/

Definition:

to believe or admit that someone has a quality, or has done something good.

Synonyms: 

Attention, Acknowledgment, Acclaim

Collocations: 

With adverb: widely credit.
With verb: give something or someone credit.

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:
“Evans is credited with inventing the system.”
“You had to give him credit for playing to the sensibilities of his audience.”

For IELTS Writing:
“No more than five candidates could be credited with more than 41,667 votes each.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: achieving, obtained, compute, instituted, credit, residents, evaluated, assisted, primary, site.

  1. She _______________ the doctor during the operation.
  2. World chess champion Gary Kasparov was recently beaten by a machine which was able to _______________ its moves almost instantly.
  3. Fire crews rushed to the _______________ of the plane crash.
  4. Calcium is the _______________ mineral needed for building and maintaining strong bones.
  5. The government has _______________ a couple of changes to the driver’s licensing procedure in an attempt to reduce the number of accidents involving new drivers.
  6. He was more modest than I’d given him ________ for.
  7. _______________ valid results is a major goal of all research.
  8. Teachers in the program are _______________ by the students at the end of each session.
  9. Vitamins are best _______________ through fresh fruit and vegetables, rather than by taking pills.
  10. Local _______________ are delighted with the new water park for children.

Answer key:

  1. assisted.
  2. compute.
  3. site.
  4. primary.
  5. instituted.
  6. credit.
  7. achieving.
  8. evaluated.
  9. obtained.
  10. residents.

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