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    200 BM Daily Vocabulary #200 | revert

    200 BM Daily Vocabulary #200 | revert

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    Today’s word is: revert. The word revert means: to go back to a previous condition, state, practice or topic. It also means to reply or respond to someone.  
    In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word revert. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.
    The word revert is used in a situation when a person or organization or a situation goes back to an earlier condition or method. It is also used when someone responds to a request or a query.
    For example, when the parents protested about the change in school timetable, the school decided to revert to the earlier schedule.  
    The manager informed the customer that he will revert with more detailed information about the status of dispatches in a week’s time.
    Listen carefully how we can use the word revert in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.
    Example number 1 of 8:  The railways received complaints about the poor screen visibility of the newly installed train indicators. Hence, after an internal discussion, it decided to revert to the earlier indicators.  
    Example number 2 of 8: The education board introduced a new system of evaluation for the final year students. But, the students found it difficult to adjust to the changed pattern. Therefore, after discussing the matter with eminent educationists, the board decided to revert to the original system of evaluation.
    Example number 3 of 8:  The land dispute case was pending in the court of law for several months due to lack of certain information. The judge took note of the same and instructed the district collector to revert with the required details at the earliest.
    Example number 4 of 8:  Aniket scored less marks in mathematics in the last two tests. His math teacher was concerned about this. He gave few worksheets to Aniket as homework. He also contacted his mother and asked her to revert to him whether Aniket is doing his homework as expected.
    Example number 5 of 8:  The museum earlier had a large number of ancient artifacts and paintings. The new director replaced some of these with modern art paintings. However, this resulted in reduction in the number of visitors. This was brought to the notice of the director, but he decided not to revert to the original content of display.
    Example number 6 of 8: The personal care products company introduced a new herbal shampoo in the market. It also appointed a market survey team to visit shops and customers to get their feedback. The head of the survey team would then revert back to the Sales Director with a summary of the feedback on a weekly basis.
    Example number 7 of 8: Namrata had adopted the western style of breakfast for her children since past few months. She would buy these items from supermarkets. Prior to that, she used to make Indian style breakfast for them. However, recently she learnt the importance of freshly cooked diet and decided to revert to her earlier plan of cooking.
    Example number 8 of 8: The popular software company changed its home web page to add novelty to the software. But, most users contacted its call centre to complain that they were finding it difficult to access the software. Hence, the company decided to revert to the original web page.
    Today we learnt the word revert which means to go back to a previous condition, state, practice or topic. It also means to reply or respond to someone.
    Can you frame 3 sentences with revert and type in the comments box? We are waiting.
    We are sure this lesson has helped to boost your English vocabulary and speak fluent English. You can download the script of this episode and all our episodes from www.bmenglishspeakingradio.in. Stay tuned for new English vocabulary lessons.

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    200 BM Daily Vocabulary #199 | monopoly

    200 BM Daily Vocabulary #199 | monopoly

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    Today’s word is: monopoly. The meaning of monopoly is: a market situation where one company or a group of companies possesses exclusiveness, have a complete control over something, especially an area of business where other sellers have no access. It could be related to product quality its design, pricing or a unique technology.
    In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word monopoly. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.
    The word monopoly is used to describe a situation in a market where only one supplier is present for a particular range of products or services. There is no open competition and the customers don’t have multiple options to choose from. It also indicates someone’s complete control or possession of something.
    For example, the local taxi drivers insisted on having a monopoly at the tourist destination and blocked the entry of private taxi operator companies.  
    Listen carefully how we can use the word monopoly in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.
    Example number 1 of 8: In many countries, a commission is appointed which safeguards the interest of the consumers. One of its prime duties is to diligently prevent development of any monopoly situation in the market.
    Example number 2 of 8: The central bus station would witness thousands of passengers in a day. A supplier of bottled water acquired the rights to sell his brand of water bottles at the shop and canteen and thus, created his monopoly.  
    Example number 3 of 8:  The ship building business needs enormous capital expenditure and expertise of defense services. Hence, often selective companies with financial backing have monopoly in this field.  
    Example number 4 of 8: The consumer goods companies need a large data about the spending patterns of consumers. A leading market research company sources huge amount of data across the country and it has gained monopoly in providing this data to the interested companies for a fee.
    Example number 5 of 8:  Before the arrival of multiple private radio channels, the central government had a monopoly over the transmission of radio programs in India. The entry of private radio channels was allowed after 2001, thus offering a wider range of programs for the listeners.
    Example number 6 of 8: The paints manufacturing company would import its raw material from a single supplier. While this was convenient, the CEO advised his purchase team to stop this monopolistic practice and enroll more suppliers for the raw material.
    Example number 7 of 8: The media reported the news of a cable TV operator’s monopoly in M G Road area. Other operators were in distress due to this and they lodged a protest with the government.
    Example number 8 of 8: The personal computer manufacturer sold computers preloaded with their own operating system and internet browser. The users strongly opposed this monopoly, because they desired to make their own choice. Responding to the users’ feedback, the company sold the hardware and software products separately.
    Today we learnt the word monopoly which means a market situation where one company or a group of companies have a complete control over something, especially an area of business where other sellers have no access. It also means an exclusive ownership or possession of something.
    Can you frame 3 sentences with monopoly and type in the comments box? We are waiting.
    We are sure this lesson has helped to upgrade your English vocabulary and speak fluent English. You can download the script of this episode and all our episodes from www.bmenglishspeakingradio.in. Stay tuned for new English vocabulary lessons.
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    200 BM Daily Vocabulary #198 | preceding

    200 BM Daily Vocabulary #198 | preceding

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    Today’s word is: preceding. Would you like to know what it means? It means: existing, occurring or happening in time and place immediately before someone or something in rank, order, position, or time.
     In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word preceding. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.
    The word preceding indicates someone or something which is earlier in a given sequence. It is used to express the order in which things are placed or events happened.
    For example, the rainfall this is year is lesser as compared to the preceding year.
    Listen carefully how we can use the word preceding in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.
    Example number 1 of 8:  The new managing committee of the trust was given a grand welcome by the preceding committee. They discussed the handover process and prepared the time schedule for the same.
    Example number 2 of 8: The sales team endeavoured day and night to improve the turnover of the company. As a result, the sales figures improved by forty percent as compared to the preceding quarter. The management was elated and it announced a performance bonus for the team.
    Example number 3 of 8:  The teacher emphasised that the present topic taught by her was based on the concepts learnt in the preceding chapter. Hence, she advised the students to revise the previous concepts thoroughly.
    Example number 4 of 8: The consumer research company carried out a survey to understand the spending pattern of the teenagers. The findings were based on the data collected over Six months preceding the survey. This data was then made available to an online fashion clothing web store.
    Example number 5 of 8:  Environment experts are warning about the rising levels of pollution across the world. Their studies also reflect that each decade is witnessing escalation in global warming as compared to preceding decade.
    Example number 6 of 8: The football team had lost the preceding match by a big margin. Therefore, the coach and the captain of the team planned some tactical moves which they kept confidential till the next match.
    Example number 7 of 8: Aarti was preparing for an examination of Law graduation. She approached her seniors for guidance because she was unable to understand a particular legal section. She was advised to read the section along with the preceding one for clarity. This helped her in comprehension of the same.
    Example number 8 of 8: The Xmas holidays had begun and the airport authorities expected even higher turnout of passengers as compared to the preceding Xmas.  Hence, the representatives of all departments collaborated to prepare a framework for seamless movement of passengers and their safety.
    Today we learnt the word preceding which means existing or happening immediately before someone or something in rank, order, position, or time.
    Can you frame 3 sentences with preceding and type in the comments box? We are waiting.
    We are sure this lesson has helped to enrich your English vocabulary and speak fluent English. You can download the script of this episode and all our episodes from www.bmenglishspeakingradio.in. Stay tuned for new English vocabulary lessons.
    We are on a mission to train 1 crore Indians in English fluency.
    This was episode number 198 of 200 BM Vocabulary episodes that we have planned. Kindly note that we will be sharing 1 vocabulary episode daily at 6 am Indian Standard Time.
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    • 6 min
    200 BM Daily Vocabulary #197 | counterfeit

    200 BM Daily Vocabulary #197 | counterfeit

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    Today’s word is: counterfeit. Counterfeit means: a fake copy made to look like the original with an intention to cheat or commit fraud.
    In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word counterfeit. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.
    The word counterfeit means a duplicate copy made which resembles the original. It is made with an intention to cheat others.
    For example, banks use latest technology enabled machines to identify counterfeit currency.
    Listen carefully how we can use the word counterfeit in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.
    Example number 1 of 8:  The auto spare parts company received several complaints from the clients about the quality of products. The company carried out a detailed market survey and discovered counterfeit parts being supplied in the market by some unknown source. It then took appropriate action to prevent this.
    Example number 2 of 8:  The health insurance company received a claim from a policy holder towards hospitalisation for a surgery. During scrutiny, it was found that the bills submitted were counterfeit. Hence, the claim was rejected and the matter was reported to the police.   
    Example number 3 of 8:  The interview panel found a mismatch between the knowledge possessed by the candidate and the experience certificates submitted by him as credentials. A cross-check with the relevant companies showed that the certificates were counterfeit and he was disqualified for the job.
    Example number 4 of 8: The economic offences wing discovered a big crime racket. It involved a gang which would steal blank cheque books of bank account holders from the mail boxes and withdraw money from their accounts using counterfeit signatures.
    Example number 5 of 8:  A customer filed a case against a software company. He demanded compensation for losses caused due to use of company’s software. The court appointed officials visited the customer site and found that he was using a counterfeit copy of the software. Hence, the case was dismissed by the court.
    Example number 6 of 8: Inspector Greg was given an award for his exceptional work in exposing a racket of counterfeit passports. These passports were used to take workers illegally across the border. He arrested the mastermind behind this and stopped this activity.
    Example number 7 of 8: The annual audit of the museum discovered that some of the paintings in the museum were counterfeit. A police complaint was filed and one of the staff members was found to be guilty of replacing the originals with fake ones.
    Example number 8 of 8: The judge had a suspicion about the sale agreement produced in the court as evidence. He asked the experts to check the same. The experts verified the agreement and confirmed that it was counterfeit.
    Today we learnt the word counterfeit which means a fake copy made to look like the original with an intention to cheat or commit fraud.
    Can you frame 3 sentences with counterfeit and type in the comments box? We are waiting.
    We are sure this lesson has helped to build your English vocabulary and speak fluent English. You can download the script of this episode and all our episodes from www.bmenglishspeakingradio.in. Stay tuned for new English vocabulary lessons.
    We are on a mission to train 1 crore Indians in English fluency.
    This was episode number 197 of 200 BM Vocabulary episodes that we have planned. Kindly note that we will be publishing 1 vocabulary episode daily at 6 am Indian Standard Time.
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    • 6 min
    200 BM Daily Vocabulary #196 | generous

    200 BM Daily Vocabulary #196 | generous

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    Today’s word is: generous. The meaning of generous is: liberal in giving money or help in large proportion, larger than usual or expected, someone who gives a lot or in large quantities or amounts.
    In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word generous. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.
    The word generous relates to a quality of being helpful and large hearted in terms of helping others. Generous is also used in relation to payments, donations or help which is more than expected.For example, the villagers were known to be generous hosts and they would facilitate best amenities for the visitors.
    Listen carefully how we can use the word generous in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.
    Example number 1 of 8: An ex-student of a school joined the armed forces and was invited to be the chief guest for the Independence Day function. When he spoke to the audience, he specially thanked the school trustees for being generous in offering scholarship to him during his school days.
    Example number 2 of 8: The judge retired after a distinguished service of three decades. A farewell ceremony for him was organised by the chamber of advocates and everyone was generous in their praise towards his professionalism.
    Example number 3 of 8: The founder of the company passed away last month. The board of directors made a decision to donate generous funds to a charity and also announced scholarship to needy students in his memory.
    Example number 4 of 8: Earlier, the popular restaurant would use generous amount of oil and butter in their meal preparations. However, of late, the restaurant has proactively reduced the usage of these to an optimum level to avoid any adverse effects on their customers’ health. Example number 5 of 8: A big group of guests had checked in at a five star hotel for a destination wedding. The staff offered a flawless service to them throughout their stay. The guests were pleased and they left a generous tip for the staff.
    Example number 6 of 8: Throughout his life, the industrialist was known for his generous contributions. He was always at the forefront of every initiative to help the needy. Even after his death, he willed a large part of his wealth to several welfare organisations.
    Example number 7 of 8: A family decided to visit a shop to check out the price of an air conditioner. They were concerned that it would be expensive and beyond their budget. But, they were pleasantly surprised that there was a generous discount offer on all products to celebrate the Independence Day. Example number 8 of 8: The contest for the post of a secretary of a cooperative society, for the current year was fought very intensely. The results were out and a new person was selected for the post. The past secretary accepted his defeat graciously and was generous enough to congratulate him personally.
    Today we learnt the word generous which means liberal in giving money or help in large proportion, larger than usual or expected, having a large hearted nature.
    Can you frame 3 sentences with generous and type in the comments box? We are waiting.
    We are sure this lesson has helped to enhance your English vocabulary and speak fluent English. You can download the script of this episode and all our episodes from www.bmenglishspeakingradio.in. Stay tuned for new English vocabulary lessons.
    We are on a mission to train 1 crore Indians in English fluency.This was episode number 196 of 200 BM Vocabulary episodes that we have planned. Kindly note that we will be uploading 1 vocabulary episode daily at 6 am Indian Standard Time.
    So meet you tomorrow at 6 ‘o’ clock with a new word!
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    • 6 min
    200 BM Daily Vocabulary #195 | enormous

    200 BM Daily Vocabulary #195 | enormous

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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.
    Can you frame 3 sentences with enormous and type in the comments box? We are waiting.
    We are sure this lesson has helped to develop your English vocabulary and speak fluent English. You can download the script of this episode and all our episodes from www.bmenglishspeakingradio.in. Stay tuned for new English vocabulary lessons.
    We are on a mission to train 1 crore Indians in English fluency.
    This was episode number 195 of 200 BM Vocabulary episodes that we have planned. Kindly note that we will be releasing 1 vocabulary episode daily at 6 am Indian Standard Time.
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