IELTS word of the day Set 1 word 1

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IELTS word of the day Set 1 word 1:

IELTS word of the day Set 1 word 1

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WORD: transform

WORD FAMILY: Verb

MEANING: A large change in how something looks

EXAMPLE: Industrial areas can be transformed into beautiful park areas

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Quick exercise:

Complete the sentences below using the correct form of TRANSFORM

1. She stopped eating so many sweet foods and exercised a lot and it has completely ________ her – she looks so slim and healthy!
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transformed (the sentence uses the present perfect, so the third form of the verb needs to be used).
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2. Caterpillars ________ into butterflies.
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transform (this is a fact, so needs the present simple form of the verb)

3. She’s a great artist – she _________ old pieces of metal into amazing sculptures.
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transforms (this is the present simple for routines and habits, used in the 3rd person)
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