Today’s word is: collaborate – Would you like to know what it means? It means: to work jointly for an activity or a special project, to form an alliance or a team.
In this English vocabulary lesson, you will learn how to use the word collaborate. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.
The word collaborate is used when some person or an organization works jointly with another for a common cause. For example, often pharmaceutical companies collaborate with local health care centers to administer free vaccination to patients who cannot afford expensive medicines.
Listen carefully on how we can use the word collaborate in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.
Example number 1 of 8: M/s Kaya made beautiful fashion jewelry. It was necessary for the product to be available to a large consumer base. Hence, it collaborated with a stocking and distribution company to make the products available nationwide.
Example number 2 of 8: The collaboration between a pizza company and a cold drink manufacturer was a win-win situation. Both companies benefited from this and there was an enormous rise in their revenues.
Example number 3 of 8: The farmers in Maharashtra were looking for collaboration in techniques that allow farming with very less usage of water. They came across a video made by a group of Israeli agriculturists on this subject. Soon, a group was formed on social media and information was exchanged.
Example number 4 of 8: The national chess federation decided to work on enhancing the popularity of chess across the nation. For this purpose, it entered into a collaboration with a team of Russian grandmasters who would visit India to promote the game of chess.
Example number 5 of 8: These days, the digital media and movie makers collaborate to ensure a wider reach of the movie to the masses. This definitely enhances the revenue from the movie.
Example number 6 of 8: For any country, foreign tourists are a source of foreign exchange. It has been observed that the national tourism board, the local tour operators and hotels collaborate to attract a larger number of tourists by offering comprehensive tour packages.
Example number 7 of 8: With each passing year, the number of Indian students going overseas for higher education is increasing. This has prompted the Indian education institutes to collaborate with foreign universities to offer affiliated education programs.
Example number 8 of 8: Christmas was around the corner and a large volume of shopping was anticipated. Hence, a leading credit card company collaborated with the local shops to offer special discounts to the shoppers for using the credit card.
Today we learned the word collaborate which means to work jointly for an activity or a special project, to form an alliance or a team.
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