200 BM Daily Vocabulary #82 | tedious

Today’s word is: tedious – tedious means: too long, slow or tiresome, monotonous, boring or frustrating.


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


The word tedious is used to express something which is too long or tiresome. For example, we can say that the rescue operation to move the animals away from the forest fire was extremely tedious.


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


Example number 1 of 8: The entrance examination for a prestigious engineering college was held recently. Most of the students complained that the physics paper was really tedious.


Example number 2 of 8: The processes of court cases can often be tedious. It may take months or years for a case to come to a conclusion.


Example number 3 of 8: Sameer got admission in a college far away from his residence. His daily travel to college was really tedious and so he applied to the education board for a change of college.


Example number 4 of 8: Mr. Irani noticed that the clients had to follow a tedious process to get their loans sanctioned from his finance company. He implemented a mobile app based software and that really improved the speed and efficiency of the process.


Example number 5 of 8: These days, many viewers prefer the shorter versions of songs in movies. Earlier, the songs would last for five minutes or more. In present times, some viewers find such long duration songs to be tedious.


Example number 6 of 8: Janet was given an opportunity to present the achievements of her department to the senior board members. However, she received feedback that her presentation appeared tedious. She was advised that in future, she should make shorter and focused presentations.


Example number 7 of 8: There are many new airports being launched in India. The air travel is much faster as compared to road travel and it offers a much better alternative to the tedious road journey. Naturally, travelers are opting for this option.


Example number 8 of 8: Earlier the speed of the internet was slow and the process of downloading data was quite tedious. But, present networks have phenomenal speeds and the process has become quite fast.


Today we learned the word tedious which means too long, slow or tiresome, monotonous, boring or frustrating.

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


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