Using Collocation to Boost Your IELTS Score-Key Word:Right
- Use the correct form of these verbs:
|campaign for||stand up for||give|
- Just because you’re older than me it doesn’t______you the right to tell me what to do!
- Don’t let them push you around. You’ve got to______your rights.
- You can’t arrest me without charging me. I______my rights.
- Reports suggest that human rights are being systematically______in their prisons.
- Martin Luther King______civil rights for black people in the US in the I960’s.
- Everyone______the right to freedom of speech.
Now match the two halves of these sentences:
|7. The police officer told prisoner that he had the right.||a. to become king.|
|8. The management of this club reserve the right||b. to govern themselves|
|9. We must respect the rights of independent states||c. to distribute Heinle books in India|
|10. Our company has been granted the exclusive rights.||d. to refuse entrance to anyone under the influence of alcohol.|
|11. When the Prince married a divorced woman, he gave up his right||e. to remain silent.|
2. Match these halves:
|1. I have a lot of respect for||a. to treat anyone like that!|
|2. I don’t know||b. It’s not a right of way.|
|3. You can’t walk along this path.||c. the animal rights people.|
|4. I don’t agree with some of the tactics of||d. the civil rights movement.|
|5. You have no right||e. the rights and wrongs of the situation.|
Common Adjective Collocations
3. Use the following adjectives in these sentences:
- In a democratic society free speech is a______right.
- Why should people who are found guilty have the______right of appeal? I just don’t understand!
- How can the government claim to support______rights when there are so few women in important positions in the party?
- I would check with a lawyer first, if you’re unsure of your______rights.
- After the way you’ve been treated, you have______right to complain.
- Food, shelter, education, clothing, health care are all basic______rights.
4. Use the prepositions in the sentences below:
- The new government affirmed its commitment______equal rights.
- Should we intervene in the internal affairs of countries where there are serious abuses______human rights?
- For many years Germaine Greer has been an indefatigable campaigner______women’s rights.
- There is a lot of competition between airlines______the right to fly between London and New York.
- The President vigorously defended his country’s record______human rights.
- I think if you refuse to pay the bill, you are acting well______your rights. After all, the TV doesn’t work!
1. Note the following:
2.Note how we say someone’s behaviour is wrong:
- stand up for
- campaigned for
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