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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #121497: Vocabulary: acknowledge - recognise or deny
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    Vocabulary: acknowledge - recognise or deny


    People are often asked or led to "recognise something or someone/ to admit something", or on the contrary to wish "to deny an assertion", always doing it very politely, of course... 

     

     

    I) RECOGNISE/ ACKNOWLEDGE... 

     

     To recognise somebody/ something   *            

     To acknowledge stg/ that 

     In acknowledgement of 

     In recognition of

     To admit stg to sb To confess stg to sb
     To confess stg/ to own up to stg A confession/ an admission                       
     On his own admission  To concede stg/ that

     

    * to recognise  / to recognize    is necessary when physical criteria are used to identify someone (or something) previously seen. 

     

     

        

     

    II) TO DENY... 

     To deny stg  A denial 
     To issue an official denial                             To contest stg                                             
     To refute stg A refutation 
     To contradict sb  Contradictory 

                                     

         

     

    III) A FEW EXPRESSIONS : 

    - I must confess that...

    - I will admit that...

    - I don't dispute that..

    - It is all right by me.

    - It cannot be denied that...

    - You can't possibly believe that...

    - I grant you that./ I give you that...


                                                                              

     


    There you are! Few words and expressions and they're quite easy to remember, this time. It shouldn't be difficult for you to get 100%... Go for it! 



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