IELTS word of the day Set 1 word 7
WORD FAMILY: verb
MEANING: to feel, realise or expect something in the future before it has happened
EXAMPLE: He sold all his shares because he anticipated a fall in the market.
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Quick test. Are the sentences below LOGICALLY correct?
1. John anticipated that it would be bad weather so he took his warmest coat.Show answer
2. The company did not anticipate how harsh the recession would be, so they immediately started saving money.Show answer
3. The project has been delayed and will now be completed in 4 months, which is 2 months longer than anticipated.Show answer