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Comment – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is




  • A useful noun/verb that you can use both in speaking and writing when giving opinions
  • The most common forms of the word are comment, commentator and commentary
  • The most common verb/noun combination is to make a comment, although you can also pass comment (not a comment), welcome comments or add a comment.
  • Comments can be brief, final or detailed
  • You are probably familiar with the phrase no comment



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2 Responses to Comment – IELTS word of the day

  1. Radmila January 9, 2012 at 2:03 pm #

    What does the collocation “pass comment” mean?

    • Dominic Cole January 9, 2012 at 2:14 pm #

      More or less the same as “make a comment”.

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