Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

avenue

avenue
Meaning(s)
1) a method/way of doing or achieving something
  • How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional MediumSocial
    • explore all/every avenue in order to achieve something
  • Analysis

    In the same way that the word 'path' is often used to talk about decision or choices and a direction taken in life, an 'avenue' is a potential sequence of events that leads to a particular end. You can use this in social or professional contexts.

  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. The police have promised to explore all avenues and leave no stone unturned in their hunt for the killer.
    2. I didn't get the university course I wanted but one of my friends said there might be another avenue I can try.
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. We have explored every possible avenue to get outside funding for the project, but without success. It is now on hold indefinitely.
    2. There are two possible avenues open to me to settle the dispute with my former employer; one is to agree to the settlement they have offered me, the other is to take them to court. I'm not sure which one to choose.
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