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Advanced English Vocabulary Quiz °2

Learn English vocabulary in use with the 2nd quiz in our advanced English vocabulary quiz series!

  • Learn native-level advanced English vocabulary
  • Enjoy an easy-to-read selection of our most liked vocabulary cards on Instagram.
  • Learn a small amount often and consistently. Practice makes perfect!
Instructions:

Synonyms!

Vocab card synonyms talented

talented (adj.) means having a natural aptitude or skill for something

  • Three alternative ways to say talented: gifted, polished, apt

 

English lesson LEARNING TIP:

Native speakers of English hate using the same word over and over again and often use synonyms. Next time you read something in English, look out for this and see how many synonyms you can spot!

Collocations: OF

Collocation with of

Don’t be afraid OF collocations! (hah hah boom boom!)

Collocations are words that go together naturally in English.

English lesson TIP: Learning collocations is essential for making your English sound fluent and natural!

Slang: lost the plot

Slang lost the plot

Learning slang is a good way to upgrade your advanced English vocabulary (especially your comprehension)

English lesson TIP!: Slang terms should only be used in informal situations!

Idiom: round-the-clock

idiom round the clock

When was the last time you worked round-the-clock?!

Follow our  Business English Instagram page for more idioms, business English and work related vocabulary.

English in use: adjectives to use instead of very

adjectives cutthroat

Synonyms are a great way to enrich your vocabulary and native speakers love using them.⠀

Here’s a trick: instead of using VERY, try a stronger adjective in its place. ⠀⠀

cutthroat adjective

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  1. My favourite word is “lost the plot”

    I lost the plot when I discovered he lost my favourite book

  2. Cutthroat is an amazing word!
    I was one of tens of men trying to date that handsome girl. Finally I gave up, the struggle was too cutthroat for me.

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