Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) having a significant effect or outcome
How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional HighSocial
a dramatic change/rise/improvement
Dramatic is an adjective used to describe a person or situation which is sudden, striking or over the top with emotion. Drama is linked to the theatre so a similar meaning expression is 'theatrical', although dramatic has a more negative connotation. "Maria gets so upset about little details, she can be so dramatic." "John walked through the door just as the music started playing, it was so dramatic"
Social Examples (Basic)
We need to find out what causedthe dramatic drop in salesso we can improve next time.
We witnessed a dramatic improvement in his attitude after he graduated from high school.
There was a dramatic rise in burglariesafter the security systems were removed.
Professional Examples (Basic)
The transition from investment in electric cars as opposed ones using fossil fuels has been dramatic.
What impact will a dramatic shift to working from home look like for our company in the long term?
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