[Word For Today] Shrink

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Have you ever met the situation when your new clothes become smaller after washing? Which word can you use to describe it? Today we are going to learn a new word: shrink.

Word for today:

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Translations of shrink in different languages:

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How is shrink used?

1. [v.] to become smaller, especially when washed in water that is too hot.

  • I`m worried about washing that sweater in case it shrinks.

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2. [v.] to become or to make sth smaller in size or amount.

  • The market for their products is shrinking.
  • The city continued to shrink.

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3. [v.] to move back and away from something, especially because you are frightened.

  • She listened, shrinking under the blankets, to their shouts.
  • His anger was enough to make the others shrink away from him.

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Practice: make a sentence with this word and leave your comments below.

So much for today`s new word. See you next time!

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