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Today’s word of the day exercise is



This word is most frequently used with a technical meaning in finance and chemistry. It is less common in general English where it is mostly useful for describing relationships.

Forms of the word



Using the word  

 between/among: Teaching should show how language can be a bond among members of a group.

with: Most mothers forge an instant bond with their child from the moment of birth.

form/forge a bond There are many things which you can do to form a close bond between you and your new pet.

bonding sessions: For instance, many companies run bonding sessions to improve teamwork.

junk/premium/savings/stockmarket/government: While most government bonds are safe investments, there is still some risk.

A phrase

His/her word is his/her bond: This means  that the person is someone you can trust absolutely not to break a promise.



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2 Responses to Bond

  1. Valla November 2, 2014 at 2:38 pm #

    “Teaching should show how language can be a bond between members of a group.” Why we use here “between” and not “among”?

    • Dominic Cole November 2, 2014 at 2:48 pm #

      I’ll get this fixed. You are quite right it should be among.

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