Increase Your IELTS Vocabulary Score-Collocation of Proposal
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- Use the correct form of these verbs:
- Your new proposals are excellent. Make sure you have costed them carefully before you______them______at the next meeting of the board.
- In the present economic climate, it will be an uphill struggle to get the new proposals for an increase in research spending______.
- The President was forced to______his proposals for a new space programme after Congress rejected it.
- Now that I’ve had a chance to______your proposal in more detail, I’m not so sure it’s such a good idea after all.
- The original proposals for the superstore had to be______after objections were lodged by local residents.
- I hope you’re going to______my proposal to have the staff room redecorated. I need your support.
Go back and underline the verb collocations.
2. Use the correct form of these verbs:
|go ahead||work||meet with|
- These new proposals would______more people to buy their own homes.
- Your proposal is all very well in theory, but I don’t think it will______in practice.
- The proposal to increase the managing director’s salary by 50%______stiff opposition from shareholders at the company AGM.
- I don’t think the latest proposals,______breaking the political stalemate in the Middle East, have much chance of success.
- Despite strong objections from the public, the proposal to de-nationalise water,______and now we’re all paying more for it.
- The Progressive Party’s proposal to hold an enquiry into corruption ,______when it was disclosed that several party officials have been arrested on suspicion of accepting bribes!
3. Complete the sentences with these expressions:
|reactions to||support for||close look at|
|consideration of||in favour of||concern over|
- After careful______your proposal, I regret to say that we were unable to give it our approval.
- A recent poll suggests there is widespread______the proposal to spend more on the health service.
- So far,______the proposal for a new community newspaper have been favourable.
- Leading scientists have voiced their______proposals to build five more nuclear power stations before 2020.
- Everyone______this proposal, please raise your hand.
- We will be taking a______the latest proposals in the next few weeks to see if they are viable in the long term.
1. In 1-2 accepted is also possible.
2. Note the following expressions:
3.Note the verb-adverb collocations in the following:
4. A proposal also means an offer of marriage:
- put… forward
- met with
- aimed at
- went ahead
- consideration of
- support for
- reactions to
- concern over
- in favour of
- close look at
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