Today’s word is: scrutiny – scrutiny means: close and careful examination or investigation; minute inspection
In this English vocabulary lesson, you will learn how to use the word scrutiny. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.
The word scrutiny shows careful investigation or inspection. For example, there were reports that the Reserve Bank of India carried out a scrutiny of operations at some of the Gold finance companies.
Listen carefully on how we can use the word scrutiny in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.
Example number 1 of 8: Mr. Sitaraman, the head of inventory management in a company found some mismatch in the inventory figures. Upon careful scrutiny, he found the error in the stock records and rectified the same.
Example number 2 of 8: Sometimes, social media is used to spread false rumors. This can disrupt the law and order in society. Therefore, nowadays, the website administrators carry out detailed scrutiny of the content.
Example number 3 of 8: Some people may feel that the detailed scrutiny of the viewers at the multiplex theatres is a waste of time. But, this scrutiny is essential and is carried out for the safety of everyone.
Example number 4 of 8: The Indian Railways have proposed a plan to implement a comprehensive system for scrutiny of the passengers and their baggage. The proposed procedure may be similar to that at the airports.
Example number 5 of 8: You may notice the currency checking machines at many banks. These machines scrutinize the currency notes for any fake currency. They are really fast and accurate.
Example number 6 of 8: The high park police station received a complaint about rash motorcycle driving by a few young boys. The police kept watch, caught them red-handed and on scrutiny, found that some of them were underage bikers.
Example number 7 of 8: A cosmetics company received feedback from the market about defects in their products. Hence, they carried out a scrutiny of their products at their factory. They found a defect in one of the raw materials and resolved the issue immediately.
Example number 8 of 8: The patient was brought to the hospital in an unconscious state. Upon careful scrutiny, the doctor found a swelling at the back of his head and the patient was rushed to the MRI scan machine for a checkup.
Today we learned the word scrutiny which means close and careful examination or investigation; minute inspection.
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