Distribute – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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word of the day by ieltsmaterial - distribute

Distribute – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Distribute: (Verb) /dɪˈstrɪbjuːt/

Definition:

To share things among a group of people, especially, in a planned way

Synonyms: 

Give out, Hand out, Share

Collocations: 

With adverb: equally/ evenly/ over/ randomly/ unevenly/ widely distribute
With noun: distribute funds/ information/ material/ money/ member/ network/ power/ product
With preposition: distribute something among/to somebody

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:
“Clothes and blankets have been distributed among the refugees”
” Milk is distributed to the local shop by the delivery man.

For IELTS Writing:
“A might be excepted from the study of mortality data acute health problems are not equally distributed throughout the population.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: varies, context, authority, labour, export, requires, income, significant, percentage, distribute.

  1. He is a well-known _______________ on the language used by bees to communicate the location of food.
  2. The amount of rain we receive _______________ from year to year of course, but this year has been very dry.
  3. This airline seat-sale _______________ you to book your ticket at least a month in advance.
  4. I think that the _______________ of students that have to repeat a level in this program is usually about 25% or less.
  5. It is generally quite difficult to raise a family on a single _______________ in Canada today, so very often both parents work full-time.
  6. Management is meeting with _______________ to begin discussions on a new contract.
  7. Could you please _______________ the answer sheets while I hand out the tests?
  8. Vocabulary is generally easier to understand if you look at it in _______________.
  9. We have noticed a _______________ improvement in Teddy’s attitude since you had a talk with him.
  10. In the future, Canada will be under great pressure to _______________ fresh water to the United States.

Answer key:

  1. authority.
  2. varies.
  3. requires.
  4. percentage.
  5. income.
  6. labour.
  7. distribute.
  8. context.
  9. significant.
  10. export.

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