Today’s word of the day exercise is
The meaning of this word that is likely to be most useful is when you are talking about relationships and feelings: it is an interesting variant of like/love. You can also use it in employment when someone maybe attached to a company temporarily even though they are employed by an another company. And you do of course use it/see it every day when you open emails that have attachments.
Forms of the word
Using the word
be attached to: Although I don’t see my school friends very regularly, I am still deeply attached to them.
be/work on attachment: While she is still technically employed by the law firm, she is now working on attachment in the offices of one of their clients.
emotional/strong: Typically children have a greater emotional attachment to their mothers than their fathers.
be unattached: You must meet Peter. He’s just broken up with his girlfriend and is now unattached!
have/form: While I was there I formed a strong attachment to Miami and I can’t wait to go back.
email attachment: You will find the form attached to this email.
significance/weight/importance: It is possible to attach too much importance to what children say.