expressions of cause and result Revision:
Present Continuous - without + noun Vocabulary(an) economy
- a country or region's production and consumption of goods and the supply
of money, i.e.
- The island's economy improved after new methods of farming were introduced.
- the basic things, (buildings, roads, power supplies, schools, hospitals, etc.)
needed for a society to operate, i.e.
- The war destroyed the city's infrastructure.
- reasoning to make someone do or believe something, i.e.
- I keep trying to persuade her to have a holiday but she says she can't afford to.
- The government claims it has been successful in persuading people to eat a healthier diet.
- result, i.e.
- The outcome of the meeting was that the staff will now have their lunch increased to one hour.
- the state of being poor, i.e.
(a) vicious circle
- Poverty is even a problem in some developed countries.
- (Idiom) where one problem leads to another keeping the situation going
or making it worse, i.e
- He got trapped in a vicious circle of being in debt then borrowing more money to pay the debt which, of course, only made it bigger.