Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts


1) completely remove or get rid of something/someone
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    • eliminate the need/risk/problem
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  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. After years of pain, Brian is hoping that surgery will eliminate his lingering back problem once and for all.
    2. When the new evidence emerged, the police eliminated Laura as a potential suspect in the crime.
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. The company predict that their new online service will dramatically cut costs by eliminating the need to maintain retail shops.
    2. Making an investment will always come with an element of risk. Doing due diligence can certainly reduce that risk, but there is no way to eliminate it.
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