Undertake – Word Of The Day For IELTS

word of the day by ieltsmaterial - undertake
word of the day by ieltsmaterial - undertake

Undertake – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Undertake: (Verb) /ˌʌndəˈteɪk/

Definition:

to make yourself responsible for something and start doing it

Synonyms: 

Shoulder, Engage, Launch.

Collocations: 

Undertake task/research/project.

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:
“University professors both teach and undertake research.”

“The company has announced that it will undertake a full investigation into the accident.”

For IELTS Writing:
“The research intitiative is being undertaken by a group of environmentalists.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: concentrations, grant, parameters, dimensions. statistically, attitude, obviously, integrated, undertakes, projections.

  1. In February of 1996, Princess Diana of Wales announced that she would _______________ Prince Charles a divorce.
  2. The _______________ of the oil find are even greater than originally predicted.
  3. She really changed her _______________ once she understood how the others felt.
  4. Emile Durkheim hypothesized that the more _______________ individuals are into their society, the less likely they are to kill themselves.
  5. She is _______________ in love with him; she stares at him all the time.
  6. The Serengeti National Park has among the greatest _______________ of wildlife on the African continent.
  7. A Dutch proverb notes that he who _______________ many things at once seldom does anything well.
  8. _______________, travelling by air is the safest means of transportation.
  9. The head office is responsible for defining the _______________ which guide policy decisions at the local level.
  10. Our sales _______________ for the next year anticipate a steady growth of at least 5%.

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