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primary
main (e.g. focus/concern/aim)
solely
be ONLY focused on/devoted to/concerned with
attempt
try
virtually
ALMOST all/perfect/everyone
prime
It's an EXCELLENT example of
pose a threat to
be dangerous for
solid
STRONG evidence/arguments/
generate
START/CAUSE debate/discussion/disagreement
turn to
Let's MOVE ON TO the next topic/problem/issue.
revenue
The government collects MONEY from taxes.
alter
Earth's climate will CHANGE a lot in the future.
fundamental
What is the BASIC difference between academic and general English?
trigger
Climate change might CAUSE many environmental disasters.
contract
Most materials GET SMALLER when they cool
transmit
Mosquitoes SPREAD malaria
restrict
We need to LIMIT the use of water
enhance
Steroids are used by some athletes to IMPROVE their strength
reduction
There was a FALL in numbers
legislation
The government intends to introduce new LAWS
prevention
Employers should be responsible for STOPPING of risks at work
dissatisfaction
There is a considerable amount of UNHAPPINESS about recent tax rises
regulations
the company has introduced new safety RULES
confusion
there was CHAOS when the decision was announced
objection to
What is your main COMPLAINT ABOUT the change in government policy?
numerous
There are A LOT OF voters who are dissatisfied with the government
preserve
The villagers attempt to KEEP their traditions