Mechanism – Word Of The Day For IELTS

WORD OF THE DAY BY IELTSMATERIAL - mechansim
WORD OF THE DAY BY IELTSMATERIAL - mechansim

Mechanism – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Mechanism: (Noun) /ˈmekənɪzəm/

Definition:

a set of moving parts in a machine that performs a task.

Synonyms: 

System, Structure, Instrument.

Collocations: 

With adjective: firing, locking, steering, trigger, winding mechanism.
With verb: Mechanism operate, work.

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:
The door locking mechanism doesn’t work.”

“The gun froze, jamming the mechanism.”

For IELTS Writing:
“The mechanism for drying the clothes of the washing machine is childproof.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: mechanism, series, summary, despite, communicates, approximate, impose, goal, professional, parallel.

  1. We watched a news _______________ of the major events of the year on television on New Year’s day.
  2. My son _______________ with his classmates by e-mail during the summer holidays.
  3. The Brazilian team scored a _______________ late in the second half to win the game 1-0.
  4. Teachers shouldn’t try to _______________ their own religious or moral beliefs on their students.
  5. The road runs _______________ to the border for about 100 miles.
  6. Outside workers at the university are holding a _______________ of meetings to discuss the possibility of joining a union.
  7. On the _______________ golf tour, players are allowed 45 seconds per shot.
  8. She was wearing only a T-shirt and shorts, _______________ the cold weather.
  9. As a safety feature, this machine has a special _______________ which will shut it off if it begins to overheat.
  10. The _______________ number of people we will invite is 100.

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