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Synonyms – intermediate level



Synonyms – intermediate level


We often use synonyms when we are speaking or writing so that we don't repeat words.

choose
pick
satisfied
content
lucky
fortunate
behave
act
notice
spot
by chance
accidentally
attitude
approach
sure
certain
deal with
cope with
show
reveal
concerned
worried
frightened
scared
make a decision
make up your mind
try to do
have a go at doing
talk to someone
chat to someone
nice
pleasant
enormous
huge
pleased
glad
wonderful
brilliant
terrible
awful

* Many synonyms in English have small differences in meaning or use. For example, chat to someone is more informal than talk to someone.


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‘used to + infinitive’ and ‘be/get used to’
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‘used to + infinitive’

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