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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #136 | imbibe

July 21, 2019

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Today’s word is: imbibe. Imbibe means: to receive some knowledge into the mind and retain; to experience something and get influenced. It is also used to express consumption of some liquid.

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

The word imbibe means to receive some knowledge and experience something. It is also sometimes used to express consuming some liquid.

For example, Saint Tukaram imbibed spiritual knowledge from a very young age.
Or Anagha imbibed several cups of coffee to stay awake.

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

Example number 1 of 8: A leading NGO in the country is organizing workshops for children about importance of hygiene. This will allow the children to imbibe the best practices about cleanliness and a healthy life style.

Example number 2 of 8: Marshall left his motherland at a very young age with his parents. As a result, he missed the opportunity to imbibe the native customs and traditions of his home country.

Example number 3 of 8: Ahmed worked in various local restaurants as an assistant for many years. These stints helped him to imbibe a deep knowledge about the local cuisine.

Example number 4 of 8: Gavin travelled to India for a business trip. He met a monk and was exposed to the practice of Yoga. He was very fascinated and decided to formally learn and imbibe the science of Yoga.

Example number 5 of 8: Pancham often accompanied his father to his music studio. He could witness the performances of several eminent singers and this helped him to imbibe a sense of music at a very young age.

Example number 6 of 8: Tanmay was a teenager who belonged to a wealthy family. His Grand Father wanted him to realize the importance of money. So he sent him to stay at their native place for a year so that he can imbibe the techniques of using money judiciously.

Example number 7 of 8: Atul was very curious to know more details about the technology behind perfume making and start his own manufacturing of perfumes. Hence, he visited many European countries, studied their perfume manufacturing plants with an objective to imbibe the finer points of this technology.

Example number 8 of 8: The student exchange program encourages students to live in another country for a specified period with the host family. This experience widens their vision and helps them to imbibe the values of humanity and brotherhood.

Today we learnt the word imbibe which means to receive some knowledge into the mind and retain; to experience something and get influenced. It is also used to express consumption of some liquid.

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