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. Controlling land development would *** […]

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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 of tall trees which is […]

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Синонимы слова «ждать»

I. Study the difference between expect / wait for / hope / look forward to expect 1 to think that something will happen (in the future) 2 to think that it is right or reasonable that something should happen 3 [often progressive] to be waiting for someone or something to arrive I’m expecting him to arrive soon. We weren’t expecting […]

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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 1)      излечивать (преим. раны) 2)      […]

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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 for an apartment — подыскивать […]

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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 another, especially in a vehicle […]

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