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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #122469: Vocabulary: declaring, asserting
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    Vocabulary: declaring, asserting


    In everyday situations, at work, but also in society or among your family, you have to "say" things and «assert», «declare», «state», «reveal» facts or opinions. To make oneself understood  and understand one another, it's important to choose the right words and expressions. Every nuance matters!  

     


     To declare something to somebody

     To state something/ that

     A statement 

     A declaration 

     To make a declaration 

     To make a statement  

     To assert something

     To affirm something

     An assertion 

     To claim something

     To maintain something

     To vouch for the fact 

     To inform somebody of

     To acquaint somebody with 

     To bring something to attention                                  To announce something to somebody                                  


     


     A spokesperson   A proclamation  
     An announcement                                          A revelation 
     Official/ formal  Informal 
     Insistence  Insistent 

     Emphatic

     Categorical 

     An exaggeration

     An overstatement                                             

     Exaggerated  Moderate 


    Exaggeration... 
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    An understatement...


     To go on record as saying that ...                     Strictly off the record... = unofficially                               
     To insist on stg  To emphasise stg= to stress, to insist on
     To underline stg 

     To exaggerate 

     To overstate 


    EXPRESSIONS AND IDIOMS: 

    - I've heard that... 

    - We are pleased to announce that... 

    - You should know that.../ You should be aware that...  

    - It should be noted that... 

    - One must not forget that...  

    - It's important to bear in mind that... 

    - I have no hesitation in saying/ asserting that... 

    - It's an understatement..




         (purse= American English for handbag)


     

    There you are! Ready for the test! Go for it! 

     



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