How about 21 happiness quotes? Do you agree with them?
- Which one is your favourite?
- Which one you don't agree with? why?
✗ Smokers themselves have
a high risk to getcancer.
✓ Smokers themselves have a high risk of getting cancer.
✗ If you eat too much you run
the risk to haveserious health problems.
✓ If you eat too much you run the risk of having serious health problems.
Risk can also be followed by a simple prepositional phrase:
- The risk of a major nuclear accident must be taken seriously.
- The President runs the risk of assassination with every public appearance.
In certain circumstances, risk can be followed by an infinitive:
Source: Macmillan Language Tips
- You may have to be self supporting for quite a while, which is a big risk to take.
- Hoping that everything will go right is quite a risk to take with your oral health.
✗ The experiment has not led to the expectedUse decrease of with a number or percentage, when you want to talk about the amount by which something decreases:
✓ The experiment has not led to the expected decrease in crime.
✗ There has been a
decrease ofthe birth rate in the industrialized world.
✓ There has been a decrease in the birth rate in the industrialized world.
These emissions show a decrease of 21 percent over the past five years.Source: Macmillan Language Tips
Although the adjective full ends with a double ‘l’, adjectives like useful have only one ‘l’:Source: Macmillan language tips
✗ Find a more
usefullspare time activity than driving around in a car.
✓ Find a more useful spare time activity than driving around in a car.
Other adjectives ending in -ful are also written with only one ‘l’, for example:
careful, faithful, harmful, helpful, meaningful, painful, powerful, skilful, successful
Note however that adverbs formed from these adjectives are written with double ‘l’, for example:
carefully, faithfully, helpfully, usefully etc.
job: what you do regularly to earn money, especially what you do for a particular company or person.
- A full-time job is a job that you do for at least the same number of hours a week as people usually work.
- A part-time job is a job that you do for fewer hours a week than people usually work: My first job was helping in a pet shop. ♦ a full-time bookkeeper ♦ He works full-time for the council. ♦ a part-time bartender ♦ I teach part-time now.work: something that you do to earn money, or the place where you go to do it: I’ve got a lot of work on at the moment. ♦ Dan’s at work.career: the jobs someone does over a period of time that involve a particular type of work: a long career in the civil service ♦ a medical careerprofession: a type of job that you need a lot of education or special training to do, or all the people who do a particular job like this: I’m a doctor by profession. ♦ the legal professionoccupation: (formal) your usual job: What is your current occupation and salary?post: a particular job within a company or organization, especially a job with some responsibility: She applied for the post of Senior Marketing Manager at Cadbury Schweppes.position: a particular job: used especially in advertisements for available jobs: a vacancy for the position of night watchman
apply: to officially say, usually in a letter or on a special form, that you would like to be considered for a particular jobCV: a list of your qualifications and work experience that you send to someone who you are hoping to work forjob seeker: (formal) someone who is looking for a jobapplicant: someone who applies for a particular jobcandidate: someone who is competing with other people for a particular jobinterview: a meeting with the people you are hoping to work for where they ask you questions and find out more about youinterviewee: an applicant who is asked to come for an interview