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Today’s word is: conform. The meaning of conform is: comply with rules, standards or laws, behave according to socially acceptable standards, to be of similar pattern or type.
In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word conform. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.
The word conform indicates as action which is in acceptance with the set standards. This can be in the context of the acceptable behaviour in the society or related to legal framework.
For example, businessmen setting up operations overseas need to conform to the local procedures and guidelines.
Listen carefully how we can use the word conform in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.
Example number 1 of 8: In the age of internet and social media, there is tremendous peer pressure on the youngsters to conform to the latest trends in fashion and electronic gadgets.
Example number 2 of 8: Chandan came from his village to the metro city for studying in a prestigious school. When his parents met the principal, she emphasised that Chandan must conform to the rules and regulation of the school completely.
Example number 3 of 8: The latest bridge constructed across the river significantly improved upon the travel time in the town. The most noticeable feature of the bridge is that it conforms to the most stringent industry standards of safety.
Example number 4 of 8: The travel blog invited Anish to pen down his experiences of visiting the rain forests near the equator. He agreed to write, but asked about the format so that he can conform to the same.
Example number 5 of 8: A finance company was awarded a two year contract for managing the accounts of a large business group. As part of the agreement, the client insisted that the staff working on this project must conform to the highest standards of professionalism.
Example number 6 of 8: The media reported incidents of duplicate medicines being sold in the market. To prevent this, the authorities sent notices to all pharmaceutical companies to conform to the latest quality guidelines prescribed by them.
Example number 7 of 8: The tour and travel company took a group of senior citizens to visit the neighbouring country. As part of their standard operating instructions, they requested all the group members to conform to the local traditions and customs.
Example number 8 of 8: Manyata was invited to a welfare function by the Chamber of commerce in her city. She was going to attend such event for the first time. Her colleagues advised her to get the details about the dress code and conform to the same.
Today we learnt the word conform which comply with rules, standards or laws, behave according to socially acceptable standards, to be of similar pattern or type.
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