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Use Collocation to Boost Your IELTS Score – Key Word: a loss of

Use Collocation to Boost Your IELTS Score – Key Word: a loss of

‘a loss of’

Loss of+Noun

  1. Complete the sentences with these nouns:
earnings players property loved one
face privacy sound jobs
  1. Nothing can make up for the loss of a ______ . Many people never get over it.
  2. This club does not accept responsibility for loss of members’ personal ______ .
  3. He is seeking compensation for loss of ______ caused by the accident which left him unable to work for two years.
  4. The team has been weakened by the loss of some key ______ through injury.
  5. I’m afraid that the loss of some ______ is necessary if the company is to survive. Reducing the workforce is the only way forward.
  6. We apologise for the temporary loss of ______ during that report from our correspondent in India.
  7. Loss of ______ is one of the drawbacks of being famous.
  8. In certain cultures, loss of ______ is a very serious matter indeed.

Physical and Mental Loss

2. Complete the sentences with these nouns:

appetite memory life
confidence blood sensation
  1. After the accident I suffered from a loss of ______ and could recall nothing of events leading up to the crash.
  2. Loss of ______ is one of the classic symptoms of the disease. The patient loses all interest in eating.
  3. The explosion at the fireworks factory resulted in a tragic loss of ______.
  4. Something is pressing on one of the nerves in your arm and this is causing the loss of ______ in your fingers.
  5. He was severely wounded and died from a massive loss of ______.
  6. The actor suffered such a total loss of ______ that he couldn’t go on stage.

Answer Key

Loss of+Noun

Ex- 1:

  1. Loved one
  2. property
  3. earnings
  4. players
  5. jobs
  6. sound
  7. privacy
  8. face

Physical and Mental Loss

Ex- 2:

  1. memory
  2. appetite
  3. life
  4. sensation
  5. blood
  6. confidence

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