Today’s word of the day exercise is
This is a useful word for talking about arguments and proposals which may be either accepted or rejected. It is particularly helpful when discussing ideas in task 2 essays.
Forms of the word
reject (verb and noun)
Using the word
These ares one of the more common uses of the words:
argument/idea/proposal/suggestion: There are still some people who reject the claims that global warming is primarily caused by human activity.
offer: I therefore reject your offer of a replacement handset and I would ask you to give me an immediate refund.
completely/outright/out of hand: This idea was rejected outright by the national health authorities as it was not in the best interests of patients.
reject something as: The proposal to provide inoculations for the whole population was rejected as unworkable.
feeling of rejection: Many children suffer from a feeling of rejection when their parents divorce.