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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #198 | preceding

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Today’s word is: preceding. Would you like to know what it means? It means: existing, occurring or happening in time and place immediately before someone or something in rank, order, position, or time.

 In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word preceding. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.

The word preceding indicates someone or something which is earlier in a given sequence. It is used to express the order in which things are placed or events happened.

For example, the rainfall this is year is lesser as compared to the preceding year.

Listen carefully how we can use the word preceding in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.

Example number 1 of 8:  The new managing committee of the trust was given a grand welcome by the preceding committee. They discussed the handover process and prepared the time schedule for the same.

Example number 2 of 8: The sales team endeavoured day and night to improve the turnover of the company. As a result, the sales figures improved by forty percent as compared to the preceding quarter. The management was elated and it announced a performance bonus for the team.

Example number 3 of 8:  The teacher emphasised that the present topic taught by her was based on the concepts learnt in the preceding chapter. Hence, she advised the students to revise the previous concepts thoroughly.

Example number 4 of 8: The consumer research company carried out a survey to understand the spending pattern of the teenagers. The findings were based on the data collected over Six months preceding the survey. This data was then made available to an online fashion clothing web store.

Example number 5 of 8:  Environment experts are warning about the rising levels of pollution across the world. Their studies also reflect that each decade is witnessing escalation in global warming as compared to preceding decade.

Example number 6 of 8: The football team had lost the preceding match by a big margin. Therefore, the coach and the captain of the team planned some tactical moves which they kept confidential till the next match.

Example number 7 of 8: Aarti was preparing for an examination of Law graduation. She approached her seniors for guidance because she was unable to understand a particular legal section. She was advised to read the section along with the preceding one for clarity. This helped her in comprehension of the same.

Example number 8 of 8: The Xmas holidays had begun and the airport authorities expected even higher turnout of passengers as compared to the preceding Xmas.  Hence, the representatives of all departments collaborated to prepare a framework for seamless movement of passengers and their safety.

Today we learnt the word preceding which means existing or happening immediately before someone or something in rank, order, position, or time.

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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #197 | counterfeit

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Today’s word is: counterfeit. Counterfeit means: a fake copy made to look like the original with an intention to cheat or commit fraud.

In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word counterfeit. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.

The word counterfeit means a duplicate copy made which resembles the original. It is made with an intention to cheat others.

For example, banks use latest technology enabled machines to identify counterfeit currency.

Listen carefully how we can use the word counterfeit in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.

Example number 1 of 8:  The auto spare parts company received several complaints from the clients about the quality of products. The company carried out a detailed market survey and discovered counterfeit parts being supplied in the market by some unknown source. It then took appropriate action to prevent this.

Example number 2 of 8:  The health insurance company received a claim from a policy holder towards hospitalisation for a surgery. During scrutiny, it was found that the bills submitted were counterfeit. Hence, the claim was rejected and the matter was reported to the police.   

Example number 3 of 8:  The interview panel found a mismatch between the knowledge possessed by the candidate and the experience certificates submitted by him as credentials. A cross-check with the relevant companies showed that the certificates were counterfeit and he was disqualified for the job.

Example number 4 of 8: The economic offences wing discovered a big crime racket. It involved a gang which would steal blank cheque books of bank account holders from the mail boxes and withdraw money from their accounts using counterfeit signatures.

Example number 5 of 8:  A customer filed a case against a software company. He demanded compensation for losses caused due to use of company’s software. The court appointed officials visited the customer site and found that he was using a counterfeit copy of the software. Hence, the case was dismissed by the court.

Example number 6 of 8: Inspector Greg was given an award for his exceptional work in exposing a racket of counterfeit passports. These passports were used to take workers illegally across the border. He arrested the mastermind behind this and stopped this activity.

Example number 7 of 8: The annual audit of the museum discovered that some of the paintings in the museum were counterfeit. A police complaint was filed and one of the staff members was found to be guilty of replacing the originals with fake ones.

Example number 8 of 8: The judge had a suspicion about the sale agreement produced in the court as evidence. He asked the experts to check the same. The experts verified the agreement and confirmed that it was counterfeit.

Today we learnt the word counterfeit which means a fake copy made to look like the original with an intention to cheat or commit fraud.

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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #196 | generous

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Today’s word is: generous. The meaning of generous is: liberal in giving money or help in large proportion, larger than usual or expected, someone who gives a lot or in large quantities or amounts.

In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word generous. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.

The word generous relates to a quality of being helpful and large hearted in terms of helping others. Generous is also used in relation to payments, donations or help which is more than expected.
For example, the villagers were known to be generous hosts and they would facilitate best amenities for the visitors.

Listen carefully how we can use the word generous in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.

Example number 1 of 8: An ex-student of a school joined the armed forces and was invited to be the chief guest for the Independence Day function. When he spoke to the audience, he specially thanked the school trustees for being generous in offering scholarship to him during his school days.

Example number 2 of 8: The judge retired after a distinguished service of three decades. A farewell ceremony for him was organised by the chamber of advocates and everyone was generous in their praise towards his professionalism.

Example number 3 of 8: The founder of the company passed away last month. The board of directors made a decision to donate generous funds to a charity and also announced scholarship to needy students in his memory.

Example number 4 of 8: Earlier, the popular restaurant would use generous amount of oil and butter in their meal preparations. However, of late, the restaurant has proactively reduced the usage of these to an optimum level to avoid any adverse effects on their customers’ health.

Example number 5 of 8: A big group of guests had checked in at a five star hotel for a destination wedding. The staff offered a flawless service to them throughout their stay. The guests were pleased and they left a generous tip for the staff.

Example number 6 of 8: Throughout his life, the industrialist was known for his generous contributions. He was always at the forefront of every initiative to help the needy. Even after his death, he willed a large part of his wealth to several welfare organisations.

Example number 7 of 8: A family decided to visit a shop to check out the price of an air conditioner. They were concerned that it would be expensive and beyond their budget. But, they were pleasantly surprised that there was a generous discount offer on all products to celebrate the Independence Day.

Example number 8 of 8: The contest for the post of a secretary of a cooperative society, for the current year was fought very intensely. The results were out and a new person was selected for the post. The past secretary accepted his defeat graciously and was generous enough to congratulate him personally.

Today we learnt the word generous which means liberal in giving money or help in large proportion, larger than usual or expected, having a large hearted nature.

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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #195 | enormous

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Today’s word is: enormous. Enormous means: very large in size, quantity, or amount; very huge in degree or extent, exceeding normal limits by large margin.

In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word enormous. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.

The word enormous is used to indicate something of large proportion. Especially, it highlights something which is much larger than regular or normal limits.

For example, the breakout of fire caused an enormous damage to the industrial zone.

Listen carefully how we can use the word enormous in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.

Example number 1 of 8:  Maganlal was managing his jewelry business in a conventional manner. His daughter graduated with a degree in business management. She observed the enormous changes happening in business practices and requested her father to supplement existing business with selling on digital platform.

Example number 2 of 8: The survey by an insurance company showed that hardly five percent of the population had bought insurance products. This highlighted the enormous opportunity in the market and the management decided to step up the marketing effort.

Example number 3 of 8:  The planning commission received a suggestion that the country needed seamless modes of transportation for its economic progress. It also carried out its own analysis to assess the need. Based on this, an enormous amount of fund was allocated to upgrade the infrastructure in the country.

Example number 4 of 8: The enormous tree at the centre of the garden was a major attraction for the tourists. It was a hundred year old tree and tourists would assemble in large number to click selfies at the spot. 

Example number 5 of 8:  The chairman of BR software company had set the target of doubling the sales revenue in two years. The target was achieved well before the time. The company organised a celebration extravaganza to thank the employees for the enormous efforts put in by them.

Example number 6 of 8:   An athlete slipped during a race and fractured a bone. It took few months to heal and she had enormous difficulty even to walk. But, she did not lose hope and worked very hard to be physically fit again.

Example number 7 of 8: Alfred was born in a small village and went on to become a millionaire businessman. Years later, as a mark of gratitude to his village, he built a library there. This library proved to be an enormous resource of knowledge for students who came visiting from nearby areas.

Example number 8 of 8: The concept of mobile wallet was new to the country. People could not comprehend its working mechanism. The service providers, therefore, initially spent an enormous sum of money on advertising to educate the people about its benefits.

Today we learnt the word enormous which means very large in size, quantity, or amount; very huge in degree or extent, exceeding normal limits by large margin.

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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #194 | gimmick

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Today’s word is: gimmick. The meaning of gimmick is: a trick or a device used to attract attention, publicity, or enhance business for short term purpose.

In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word gimmick. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.

Gimmick is some short term activity or a trick carried out by a business house or a professional to attract clientele and increase the business volume.

 For example, the gimmick of a lucky draw during the interval attracted huge crowds to the movie.

Listen carefully how we can use the word gimmick in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.

Example number 1 of 8: An international toy company commenced operations in India. The company organised events involving cartoon characters in various malls. This gimmick really gave a breakthrough in terms of sales revenue.

Example number 2 of 8: The builder arranged a tie-up with a bank to offer long term home loans to the flat buyers. In addition, he announced a gift of a motorbike to every purchaser. This gimmick distinguished his offer from other builders and helped him accomplish the target.

Example number 3 of 8:  The town authority wanted to promote its beautiful villages as an agro tourism spot. In this type of tourism, visitors stay at the farm amidst nature and experience the rural and agricultural life. They also tried a gimmick in terms of a food festival of local delicacies to attract the crowds.

Example number 4 of 8:  Mr. Nayak is the head of a training institute. He is not in favour of trying any gimmicks to increase the student enrollments. It is his strong belief that genuine and sincere teaching will win the loyalty of the students and that will help the institute to flourish.

Example number 5 of 8:  The government’s decision to lower taxes faced extreme criticism from the opposition. They termed it as a gimmick to influence the voters.

Example number 6 of 8:  The popular singer would randomly pick someone from the audience during his live shows and ask that person to join him on stage. This little gimmick added an element of thrill and anticipation to his performance and the audience liked it very much.  

Example number 7 of 8: The TV and Fridge dealer put up banners announcing zero interest loans for purchase of products from their showroom. The profit was already covered by the dealer in the scheme but it was not visible to the buyers. Hence, this gimmick appealed to the buyers and the scheme was a hit.

Example number 8 of 8: The online clothing store announced a ‘buy one get one free’ scheme during Christmas. There was a condition that the minimum purchase must be worth rupees five thousand. Nevertheless, people were charmed by this gimmick and entire stores inventory was sold out.

Today we learnt the word gimmick which means a trick or a device used to attract attention, publicity, or enhance business for short term purpose.

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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #193 | credentials

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Today’s word is: credentials. Would you like to know what it means? It means: the abilities and experience that make someone suitable for a particular job or activity, documentary proof of someone's achievements, qualification, background and experience.

In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word credentials. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.

The word credentials is used while referring to a person’s qualifications and achievements. The credentials of a person qualify him for taking up a particular position or executing a task.

For example, Medha was selected to the advisor committee due to her credentials as a post graduate in economics, 

Listen carefully how we can use the word credentials in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.

Example number 1 of 8: The company shortlisted a few candidates for the job of a product sales executive. They all had the same credentials. To finalise a candidate, the interview panel asked each of them to give a presentation on a given topic and the most competent and confident person was selected.

Example number 2 of 8: Kapil Dev played for India for twenty years and was the captain of the world cup winning team in 1983. These credentials earned him the Padma Bhushan award in 1991.

Example number 3 of 8:  The judge asked for a competent authority to certify the credentials of the witness as a financial expert. It was essential because the statement of the witness was a crucial parameter in arriving at the final judgement.

Example number 4 of 8:  Rehan joined a team of professional musicians. Initially, he was not included in large scale live performances. But, he meticulously practised with the band for a year and proved his credentials as a competent musician.

Example number 5 of 8:  Mr. Mehra addressed a batch of students at an MBA institute. He emphasised on the fact the credentials of a professional are built over a period of time through sincerity, commitment, knowledge and achievements. He also advised them never to compromise on their professional values.

Example number 6 of 8:  Two very senior managers were being considered for the post of the managing director. Both faced a comprehensive interview by the chairman. Then, at the final stage, both contenders were asked to make a presentation to the board of directors to establish their credentials for claiming the position.

Example number 7 of 8: Mr. Jogalekar had successfully run a bank for more than a decade as its CEO. The government recognised his credentials as someone who has in depth knowledge of economy and financial services. Therefore, he was invited to be a part of the delegation travelling overseas with the prime minister.

Example number 8 of 8:  The World Chess Federation was looking for a brand ambassador to promote the game of chess. After scrutinising several prominent names, it appointed Mr. Karpov to the post. His credentials are a distinguished and long international career with Three wins in World cup matches.

Today we learnt the word credentials which means the abilities and experience that make someone suitable for a particular job or activity, documentary proof of someone's achievements, qualification, background and experience.

 Can you frame 3 sentences with credentials and type in the comments box? We are waiting.

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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #192 | assertive

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Today’s word is: assertive. Assertive means: having a self-assured and forceful personality, behaving confidently, to be able to state one’s opinion firmly 

In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word assertive. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.

The word assertive shows a quality of confidence in oneself. An assertive person is the one who is straightforward.

For example, Ruchita won the debate competition because she was well-read as well as assertive.

Listen carefully how we can use the word assertive in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.

Example number 1 of 8: Globally, in the developing countries, the percentage of women getting educated is slowly increasing. Education has made women more confident and assertive. Also, it has opened the doors of employment for them.

Example number 2 of 8: Danish was not assertive and was unable to motivate and manage his team members. As a result, his team’s performance was lacklustre and the management asked him to move to another role. 

Example number 3 of 8:  Naresh appeared for the qualifying examination for a government job. He failed to clear the group discussion round. He approached a training institute to seek guidance for this. The institute involved him in mock tests and taught him how to be assertive during the discussions.

Example number 4 of 8: Stephen would often get aggressive during office meetings and try to silence others with his arguments. The HR department was informed about this. They held detailed discussions with him and convinced him that he can be assertive to state his point of view without being aggressive.

Example number 5 of 8:  Govind Singh was assertive and had leadership qualities since childhood. His parents noticed this and they encouraged him to join the armed forces. Their judgement was right and he was very successful as a military officer.  

Example number 6 of 8:  The political party appointed Shankar to travel to the interior parts of the country and convince people to join their party. He assumed the role with confidence and launched a series of road shows and rallies. His assertive speeches attracted people towards his party and his mission was successful.

Example number 7 of 8:  Reena was hard working and yet was unable to get promoted. In her performance review, she was informed that she was not assertive while dealing with complex and problematic situations and hence was lagging behind in the hierarchy of her company. 

Example number 8 of 8:  Precise engineering works invited a behavioral expert to interact with their staff. She explained to the employees how to be polite and yet assertive while handling customer complaints. She also organised several role plays during the training for making it lucid to understand.

Today we learnt the word assertive which means having a self-assured and forceful personality, behaving confidently, to be able to state one’s opinion firmly  

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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #191 | impulse

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Today’s word is: impulse. The meaning of impulse is: a sudden and strong desire to act, the influence of a particular feeling or mental state, a trigger that causes something to happen, a short electrical or radio signal.

In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word impulse. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.

The word impulse relates to an emotion which makes one act suddenly without much thinking. It also means a trigger point that results in sudden happening of an event.

For example, on hearing the sound of an explosion, public’s first impulse was to run away. But, many of them decided to stay back and help others.

Listen carefully how we can use the word impulse in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.

Example number 1 of 8:  Ajit learnt about the extraordinary amenities provided by the neighbouring state for businessmen. On an impulse, he thought of shifting his present business there. However, his father advised him to check the feasibility through a trial run and then take the final decision.

Example number 2 of 8: It was observed at a beach that the tourists often had an impulse to jump from an edge into the sea. This was extremely dangerous and therefore, the local tourist operators carried out a campaign to educate the tourists and prevent the same.

Example number 3 of 8:  The captain of the cricket team was thinking about ways to defeat the opponents. Just before the start of the match, he decided on an impulse to include a spin bowler in the team. His tactics worked well and batting of the opposition collapsed like a pack of cards.

Example number 4 of 8: Financial advisors often caution people to use their credit cards carefully. They warn that an owner of a credit card may spend excessive amounts on impulse and can get trapped in heavy debt.

Example number 5 of 8:  There was no movement from the enemy camp.  Major Verma became suspicious and on an impulse, he ordered his soldiers to fire a round of bullets. This exposed the enemy soldiers hidden in the nearby bushes and they were chased away.

Example number 6 of 8:  The Managing Director of the company was extremely disturbed due to the falling market share. As an impulsive measure, he decided to slash the product prices to regain the market position. However, his chief financial officer asked him to reconsider his decision.  

Example number 7 of 8:  The patient was brought to the hospital in a completely unconscious state. While he was examined, his heart stopped functioning. The doctors immediately used a machine which imparted electrical impulses and revived the functioning of the heart.

Example number 8 of 8: You will often notice that chocolates and small gift articles are kept near the billing counter in big shops and supermarkets. The rationale behind this positioning is to encourage the shoppers to buy these articles on impulse and this strategy has worked successfully most of the times.

Today we learnt the word impulse which means a sudden and strong desire to act, the influence of a particular feeling or mental state, a trigger that causes something to happen, a short electrical or radio signal.  

Can you frame 3 sentences with impulse and type in the comments box? We are waiting.

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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #190 | umpteen

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Today’s word is: umpteen. The meaning of umpteen is: extremely large number of things, relatively large but unspecified in number, a lot of something

In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word umpteen. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.

The word umpteen is used to express a huge magnitude or quantity of something. It does not specify an exact number but a large number.

For example, the examination pattern has undergone a change umpteen number of times.

Listen carefully how we can use the word umpteen in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.

Example number 1 of 8:  The marketing consultant reported that her client company had umpteen products for the urban market, but the need of the rural market was not fulfilled. She recommended that the company must develop products suitable for the rural market.  

Example number 2 of 8: Umpteen cases were filed by the citizens against the growing nuisance of illegal constructions in the city. The judge scrutinized the details and asked the local administration to take appropriate action about the same.

Example number 3 of 8:  The industry veteran was speaking at a graduation ceremony as a chief guest. He described his initial days of struggle as a daily wages worker and the eventual rise as an industrialist. The audience was ecstatic and their claps interrupted his speech umpteen times.

Example number 4 of 8: Samira shifted to another town due to transfer of job. She had to make arrangements for her stay. She took the help of a broker and checked out umpteen houses. Finally, she found a room as a paying guest close to her working place.

Example number 5 of 8:  The chemists in the town had to comply with umpteen rules and regulations. They appealed to the government for relaxation of some of the rules so that they can serve the customers more effectively.

Example number 6 of 8:  Agatha Christie, the renowned novelist wrote umpteen novels and plays over a period of 40 years. Many of her works have been translated and adapted in multiple languages around the world.

Example number 7 of 8: Mrs. Nawathe retired as the principal of a school after a distinguished service of thirty five years.  She had trained umpteen students during her stint as a teacher and they sent her their greetings on this occasion from all over the world.

Example number 8 of 8: The research team made umpteen attempts to invent the exact chemical formula for the new product of the company. They persevered for almost a year to get a breakthrough. Ultimately, an article in an international publication was a clue for them to accomplish the task on hand.

Today we learnt the word umpteen which means extremely large number of things, relatively large but unspecified in number, a lot of something.

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This was episode number 190 of 200 BM Vocabulary episodes that we have planned. Kindly note that we will be sharing 1 vocabulary episode daily at 6 am Indian Standard Time.

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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #189 | vigorous

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Today’s word is: vigorous. The meaning of vigorous is: something strong and healthy; involving physical strength, energy or effort; carried out with force or determination

In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word vigorous. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.

The word vigorous is used to express a very forceful action. This is an action carried out with huge physical effort and lot of determination.

For example, after the surgery, the doctors advised the footballer to abstain from vigorous exercise.

Listen carefully how we can use the word vigorous in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.

Example number 1 of 8:  Reports about inferior quality of chocolates sold by a leading company were flashed prominently across the media. The company feared that the competition will leverage an advantage out of this. Therefore, it initiated a series of vigorous field activities to assure the customers of their flawless products.

Example number 2 of 8: The cases of chain snatching were on the rise in the locality. The criminals would run away on a motorbike after snatching the jewelry. The police carefully studied their movements on CCTV and caught them after a vigorous chase.

Example number 3 of 8:  As per the surveys being carried out, the popularity of a particular political party was decreasing. Therefore, the leader of the party launched a vigorous campaign to win back the confidence of the voters. 

Example number 4 of 8: Andrea had lost to the same opponent in the finals of badminton consecutively for two years. The coach advised her to play a more aggressive game in the upcoming match. Hence, she played the finals with a range of vigorous shots and won the game.

Example number 5 of 8:  The use of computerised systems faced a vigorous opposition from the factory workers and office employees. They feared loss of jobs due to automation. The management handled the case diligently and helped them retain their jobs by imparting skill based training.

Example number 6 of 8:  A sudden and heavy snow fall trapped several tourists in the mountains. The locals came together for help and they put in vigorous efforts to rescue the stranded people. They also made the arrangements for food and shelter.

Example number 7 of 8: Arjan Singh retired as fighter pilot from the air  force few years ago. He is vigorous and fit despite his advanced age. After retirement, He has taken upon himself to motivate youngsters to remain fit and healthy through nutritious diet and regular exercise.

Example number 8 of 8: The tourists saw an amazing sight in a wild life sanctuary. A buffalo and her calf were chased by a tiger. Sensing the danger, the buffalo launched a vigorous attack on the tiger and managed to get away with her calf.  

Today we learnt the word vigorous which means something strong and healthy; involving physical strength, energy or effort; carried out with force or determination

Can you frame 3 sentences with vigorous and type in the comments box? We are waiting.

We are sure this lesson has helped to enhance your English vocabulary and speak fluent English. You can download the script of this episode and all our episodes from www.bmenglishspeakingradio.in. Stay tuned for new English vocabulary lessons.

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This was episode number 189 of 200 BM Vocabulary episodes that we have planned. Kindly note that we will be publishing 1 vocabulary episode daily at 6 am Indian Standard Time.

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