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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #195 | enormous

September 18, 2019

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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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