Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) achieve or realize something, carry out a duty
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fulfill a dream/engagement/obligation
Both 'fulfil' and 'fulfill' are different spellings of the same word. To 'fulfil' something means to carry it our or to achieve it. If you 'fulfil' a dream, for example, you realise the dream and make it come true. You can 'fulfil an obligation' by carrying out something you have agreed to do. This verb is used more in formal speech than in social situations.
Social Examples (Basic)
Claire is saving up so that one dayshe can fulfill her ambitionof travelling across India.
The chairwoman made sure thatshe fulfilled all her dutiesbefore stepping down from her role.
He was a good player, but injuries meant thathe never got the chance to truly fulfill his potential.
Tom said that climbing Everestwas the fulfillment of a life-long dream.
Professional Examples (Basic)
Ongoing professional development training is key to helping employees fulfiltheir potential within our company.
It should only take a couple of hours tofulfilthe order. I'll get on it straight away.
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