Suspension – Word Of The Day For IELTS

word of the day by ieltsmaterial - suspension
word of the day by ieltsmaterial - suspension

Suspension – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Suspension: (Noun) /səˈspenʃn/

Definition:

The act of officially removing somebody from their job, school, team, etc. for a period of time, usually as a punishment

Synonyms: 

Delay, Interruption, Postponement.

Collocations:

With adjective: total | brief, temporary | lengthy, long | immediate | automatic suspension
With verb:  impose, order, get, incur suspension
With preposition: under suspension, suspension from

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:
Another caution will result in his automatic suspension from the final..”
A five-week suspension was imposed on him.

For IELTS Writing:
” Many movies require the viewer to engage in a willing suspension of disbelief.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: rigidities, format, protocol, vision, manual, suspension, devotions, behalf, incompatible, mutual.

  1. Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson received a lengthy __________ from international competition after testing positive for steroids at the Seoul Olympics.
  2. The environmental award was accepted by a grade 12 student on __________ of the school.
  3. Many game shows in countries around the world follow the same __________ as popular American game shows.
  4. Our Muslim students are permitted to leave class early on Fridays to practise their __________.
  5. Because of the church’s treatment of Galileo, many people suggest that religion is __________ with science.
  6. What exactly is the proper __________ for making a complaint against a professor at this university?
  7. Some analysts suggest that __________ in the labour and goods markets are to blame for Europe’s poor economic performance.
  8. __________ dependencies develop through the process of social interaction.
  9. After he fell while skating, he found that he was dizzy, and his __________ was blurred.
  10. I learned how to drive on a __________ transmission, so driving an automatic is easy for me.

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