IELTS Vocabulary Contrast & comparison
When you learn new vocabulary, try to learn all the forms. For example: nation (noun), national (adjective), nationally (adverb), nationalist (person), nationalise (verb)
Complete these sentences with the most appropriate word or expression.
1) The two machines differ considerably. One has an electric motor, the other runs on oil.
2 ) The contrast in weather between the north and the south of the country is very noticeable.
3 ) Many people cannot differentiate between lemon juice and lime juice.
4 ) Children must be taught to distinguish between right and wrong.
5 ) There is a distinction between being interested in politics and joining a political party.
6 ) Can you tell the difference between a good boss and a bad one?
7 ) The management must not discriminate between male and female applicants.
8 ) Asia covers a huge area. By way of contrast Europe is very small.
9 ) The new model of car is very similar to the old one.
10 ) Her political opinions are identical to mine.
11 ) Some political parties have such similar manifestos that they are difficult to tell apart.
12 ) My friends and I enjoy doing many of the same things. In that respect, we have a lot in common.
13 ) There seems to be a large discrepancy between the number of people employed in service industries, and those employed in the primary sector.
14 ) British and Australian people share the same language, but in other respects they are as different as cats and dogs.
15 ) Britain’s economy is largely based on its industry, whereas a few hundred years ago it was an agrarian country.https://asielts.com/