200 BM Daily Vocabulary #118 | supplement

Today’s word is: supplement. The meaning of supplement is: to make an addition to complete or enhance something; an extra part of a magazine, newspaper, report or a book


In this English vocabulary lesson, you will learn how to use the word supplement. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.


The word supplement means an addition to complete or enhance something. For example, the consumption of protein shakes may supplement the growth of muscles for bodybuilders.


Listen carefully on how we can use the word supplement in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.


Example number 1 of 8: Supriya worked in a foreign country and wanted to enroll her son for basketball training. Therefore, she took up an additional part-time job at a library to supplement her income.


Example number 2 of 8: The teacher gave a detailed explanation about the working of the human eye. She also supplemented her lecture with an audiovisual program. This helped the students to understand the concepts very well.


Example number 3 of 8: The result of Higher Secondary Examination was declared. A leading newspaper released an educational supplement for offering career guidance to students.


Example number 4 of 8: The restaurant opened a new branch in Hyderabad. It released prominent advertisements in most leading newspapers. The management decided to supplement the marketing effort with an extravaganza at the restaurant to attract the customers.


Example number 5 of 8: The boxing match drew a crowd from all over the city. All the tickets were sold. The manager of the stadium was being requested for tickets. Finally, he asked a contractor to install a tent as a supplement to existing sitting capacity which means he created more sitting capacity or space by adding a tent.


Example number 6 of 8: The political leader traveled across the state giving speeches and holding road shows. However, he also supplemented this with text messages and videos across social media. This allowed him to reach a much larger audience.


Example number 7 of 8: BV School published a magazine on the occasion of completion of 50 years of service. However, the articles written by ex-students about their teachers were omitted (means not included) due to lack of space. Therefore, the school decided to release a special supplement to publish these articles.


Example number 8 of 8: Harita was admitted to the hospital as an emergency patient. The doctors carried out several tests. Based on the results, they advised a supplement of vitamins to her diet for better blood circulation.


Today we learned the word supplement which means to make an addition to complete or enhance something; an extra part of a magazine, newspaper, report or a book.


Can you frame 3 sentences with supplement and type in the comments box? We are waiting.


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