Today’s word is prejudice. Would you like to know what it means? It means an opinion that is formed without any reason, evidence or actual experience; harm or injury that may result from some action or judgment.
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In this English vocabulary lesson, you will learn how to use the word prejudice. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.
The word prejudice means an opinion that is formed without any reason or evidence. For example, it is reported that in the last century, when students from a particular country went overseas for studies, some of the locals held prejudice against them.
Listen carefully on how we can use the word prejudice in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.
Example number 1 of 8: Mrs. Isaacs taught English to primary grade children. She was liked by all students because she never had any prejudice towards any of them. She was equally caring and attentive to all students.
Example number 2 of 8: The judge was very particular that there should be no prejudice caused to the accused. He adjourned the case till next hearing and allotted some extra time to his lawyer.
Example number 3 of 8: Megan aspired to be a commercial pilot. She joined an airline as a trainee. Initially, she faced some prejudice from some of the senior pilots. But, soon, her work ethics and flawless work earned praise from her colleagues.
Example number 4 of 8: Shamika got admission in a medical college at Chennai. She was from a rural area and was a bit nervous about being in a metro city, albeit, her fellow students were very helpful and did not have any prejudice against her.
Example number 5 of 8: In a job interview, the candidate is assessed by the company whether he is suitable for the job. One must remember that being late or being dressed improperly can cause the interviewer to have a prejudice against the candidate.
Example number 6 of 8: Mr. Hawkins, the new Managing Director took charge last month.
During the first staff meeting, he assured the employees that if they face any prejudice, they can escalate the matter to him directly.
Example number 7 of 8: The constitution of India clearly mentions that all citizens of the country are equal in status. It does not allow any prejudice against any individual on the basis of caste, religion, etc.
Example number 8 of 8: When Mahatma Gandhi was in South Africa, he faced prejudice from the local people and officers. One cold night, he was forced to get down from a train despite having a first class ticket. At that instant, he decided to fight against injustice.
Today we learned the word prejudice which means an opinion that is formed without any reason, evidence or actual experience; harm or injury that may result from some action or judgment.
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