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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #126433: Vocabulary: assessing and judging
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    Vocabulary: assessing and judging


    Very often, we give our opinion... even when we're not asked to!  It may be our job to assess, examine, interpret and also judge!  Therefore, we might as well make sure we are able to express these different actions!  

     

     

     

    I) JUDGING:

     

                                   

     

     

     To judge/ a judgement  
     An error of judgement 
     To pass judgement on 
     To lack judgement 
     To be a good/ poor judge of  
     To misread the situation 
     To misjudge somebody 
     To miscalculate/ a miscalculation                                                                                 
     To misinterpret something 

    to wrong: to act unjustly or dishonestly towards someone

                                            

                                                      She misjudged the boy... 

     

     Judicious 
     To evaluate/ to assess 
     An evaluation/ an assessment                                                                            
     To distinguish between 
     Objective/ objectivity 
     Subjective/ subjectivity 
     A bias towards/ against 
     A prejudice/ prejudiced against 
     Biased/ unbiased 

     

                                                    

     

    II) VALUE JUDGEMENTS: 

     

                                                

     

     A value/ a system of value 
     To be good/ good (noun)
     To be evil/ evil 

     Right and wrong

     Good and evil 

     A wrong/ to be wrong/ wrongly    
     A fault/ a defect/ a failing
     To be at fault
     An error/ erroneous 
     Right/ to be right/ rightly/ rightness                                                                       
     A duty

     

                     

     

    - To know right from wrong/ to know good from evil

    - It's the right thing to do!/ It's the wrong thing to do!  

    - It's his duty to do it!

     Moral/ immoral 
     Ethical/ unethical 
     Conscience 
     Just/ fair **
     Justice/ fairness 
     Unjust/ unfair 
     Injustice/ unfairness                                                                                          

    ** "Just" refers to an action justified under the circumstances. // "Fair" refers to an action that treats people as they deserve to be treated.

    Many times, actions that are "just" are not "fair"....

     

    - To have a clear conscience

    - To have something on one's conscience

     

    Now you can assess with generosity and judge with indulgence! Here is THE FORCE to do the test!  

     



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