Perceive – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Perceive – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Perceive: (Verb) /pəˈsiːv/

Definition:

(formal) to notice, see, or recognise something

Synonyms: 

Consider, View, Regard

Collocations: 

With adverb: as/ often/ widely perceive
With noun: perceive need/ object/ people/ problem/ threat/ world

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:
“He perceived that there was no other way out of the crisis.”
“Cats are not able to perceive colour.”

For IELTS Writing:
“This exchange of energy explains how we perceive the world.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: designing, range, items, perceive, conducting, restricted, administered, final, chapter, survey.

  1. The government is _______________ tests of a drug that may prove useful in the fight against AIDS.
  2. During the experiment, the drug was _______________ to a monkey, and the results were studied.
  3. There is a wide _______________ of abilities in our tennis club, from absolute beginners to those who have played professionally.
  4. Children do not always _______________ the relationship between success and effort in the things they do.
  5. All the students were dressed up for the _______________ banquet.
  6. She is currently working on _______________ a new publicity campaign for the local department store.
  7. I read the first _______________ of the book last night, and it seems pretty good.
  8. You should make up a list of the _______________ you want to take with you on your trip.
  9. Traffic in these lanes is _______________ to vehicles with 3 or more passengers.
  10. A recent telephone _______________ of over 1,000 households revealed that over 70% of Canadian families now recycle.

Answer key
1. conducting
2. administered
3. range
4. perceive
5. final
6. designing
7. chapter
8. items
9. restricted
10. survey

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