Today’s word is: justify. Justify means: to show that something is true, right or reasonable; to give a good reason or explanation for
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In this English vocabulary lesson, you will learn how to use the word justify. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.
The word justify is used to show that something is true, right or reasonable. For example, if the manufacturer has large orders, then it is justified to run multiple shifts for production.
Listen carefully on how we can use the word justify in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.
Example number 1 of 8: The auditors were appointed to inspect the operations of the research and development department. Upon scrutinising the records, they asked the head of the department to justify the expenditure related to certain imported items.
Example number 2 of 8: Jayaraman suggested to the management that they should open a branch office in other cities. The management asked him to submit a detailed proposal to justify the same.
Example number 3 of 8: Do you feel that a teacher can justify hitting the students to improve their performance? No, because there are far more creative methods to motivate the students and raise their performance.
Example number 4 of 8: The patient’s heart was not functioning properly and yet the doctors thought that heart surgery was not justified. This was because the patient was 90 years old and his body was very weak. Hence, the doctors prescribed medication to address the health issue.
Example number 5 of 8: The CEO adjourned the purchase of new equipment. He felt that it was not justified because it will result in loss of job for about a hundred workers. He decided to consult his HR team about the same.
Example number 6 of 8: Generally, the death penalty is given to a criminal under rare conditions. It is awarded only if the judge feels that the circumstances of the crime justify the same.
Example number 7 of 8: A company cannot justify the action of sharing its client data with other agencies. Recently, a social media networking company had to pay huge penalties for sharing such data.
Example number 8 of 8: It was observed that the monument of Taj Mahal was getting deteriorated due to pollution and also due to a large number of visitors. This justified the decision of the authorities to restrict the number of visitors per day.
Today we learned the word justify which means to show that something is true, right or reasonable; to give a good reason or explanation for.
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