Рубрика: Confusing words

Synonyms insure/ensure/assure (practice)

Exercise 1. Fill in the gaps with one of the synonyms. Check yourself with the keys. The airline has *** travellers there will be no further delays. The doctors are doing everything they can to *** the child will be born healthy. Think carefully before you *** against accident, sickness and redundancy… Her doctor has *** us that she’ll be fine.

Wood/forest/rainforest/timber

Study the definitions and do the exercise. Wood — countable or uncountable a hard substance which forms the branches and trunks of trees and which can be used as a building material, for making things, or as a fuel (древесина; дерево ( материал ); лесоматериал) A forest is a large area where trees grow close together. A rainforest is a thick forest

Синонимы слова «лечить»

to cure, to treat, to heal cure to make someone with an illness healthy again: 1) вылечивать, излечивать, исцелять 2) вылечиться, излечиться, исцелиться treat to use drugs, exercises, etc. to cure a person of a disease or heal an injury (лечить) heal to make or become well again, especially after a cut or other injury

Синонимы слова «искать»

to look for, to seek, to search to look for something or someone that you want or need or that is lost 1) искать что-л., кого-л. he is looking for his son — он разыскивает своего сына she is looking for her keys [her bag] — она ищет ключи [сумочку] 2) подыскивать, присматривать to look

Синонимы слова «путешествие»

Study the synonyms and do the exercise that follows. voyage is a long journey on a ship or in a spacecraft. 1. путешествие (морское или воздушное); плавание, морской переход; полёт, перелёт; рейс (судна, самолёта) 2. странствования; жизненный путь 3. книга или рассказ о путевых впечатлениях journey is the act of travelling from one place to