Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts


1) personify, or represent a quality, idea or principle exactly
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    • he/she is the embodiment of grit and determination
  • Analysis

    To embody something means to express something (like a thought, idea or quality) though your body or behaviour or ro represent an idea accurately. To embody can also mean to be included within or as a part of something. 

  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. For millions of people, Gandhi is seen as the embodiment of non-violent protest.
    2. The newspaper article embodied the sentiment of many people at the time who were struggling to survive.
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. I am looking for a marketing campaign that will embody what we stand for as a company.
    2. Kate really embodies the desire for truth and pursuit of excellence that was once synonymous with investigative journalism.
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