Gazprom: advanced – Student


GRAMMAR: Raise / Rise / Arise

These verbs are often confused

To raise = to generate, increase, introduce (transitive – needs somebody to do it)
I raised $2 million in funds. We raised the price. She raised a question.

To rise = to reach a higher point (intransitive)
She rose to be CEO. The sun rises every day.

To arise = to occur / appear (intransitive)
The problem arose when we tested it.

BUSINESS SYNONYMS

Verbs that can mean the same thing

Tackle – Confront = deal with a problem
They tackled / confronted the pollution issue immediately

Plummet – Plunge = go down dramatically
The price plunged / plummeted today

Threaten – Bully = to intimidate somebody
They bullied / threatened us

 

VOCABULARY – Energy Issues

Smog

Oil Spill

Gas Leak

Now take the TEST
and submit to receive your results and certificate

1. They ............ to ........... the price if we ........... an objection to the plan.
3.

What is this?

4.

The demand ............. when the tax ........... came into effect.

5.

Question: Why is the European Union becoming more dependent on Russian gas?

6.

What is this?

7.

The issue .......... when they refused to ......... the labour shortage.

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