Compensate – Word of the Day for IELTS Speaking & Writing
Compensate (verb) /ˈkɒm.pən.seɪt/
Meaning: to replace or balance the effect of something bad | pay money for a loss/injury
play\ˈkäm-pən-ˌsā-tiv, -ˌpen-; kəm-ˈpen(t)-sə-\ adjective
play\ˈkäm-pən-ˌsā-tər, -ˌpen-\ noun
ADV. amply, fully | more than compensate
Eg: The advantages of the scheme more than compensate for the risks associated with it
For IELTS Speaking: My hard work & diligence compensate for my lack of skill.
For IELTS Writing: The government will compensate workers for their loss of earnings during economic recession.
Fill in the gap with given words: compensation | criteria | ensure | linking
1. Eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, protein and dairy products will _______________ your body gets the minerals it needs.
2. Libya has long been a crossroads, _______________ three continents.
3. Potential immigrants to this country are evaluated using a point system which examines _______________ such as age, health, work skills, and education
4. He received almost half a million dollars in _______________ after an accident in which the brakes on his new car failed.