200 BM Daily Vocabulary #80 | thrust

Today’s word is: thrust – Would you like to know what it means? It means a strong push or force, to move quickly in a particular direction, the main idea being discussed.


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


The word thrust indicates a strong push or movement in a particular direction. For example, the government gave thrust on opening more health care centers in rural areas.


The new engine being deployed by the Indian railways is expected to give such a thrust to the train that total journey time will reduce by an hour.


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


Example number 1 of 8: The principal of the school noticed that during the recess, the children were reluctant to go to the playground. Instead, they would play games on their phones. So, he gave a thrust to more outdoor activities for the students.


Example number 2 of 8: Jake and Savio were arguing over some matter in the conference room. Jake lost his cool and thrust his pen in the wall. This action was not appreciated by the HR manager and she sent him a memo for misconduct.


Example number 3 of 8: The weather bureau predicted a shortfall in monsoon for the coming year. An urgent meeting of government officials was called by the concerned minister. The issue was discussed in detail and the thrust was on water conservation schemes.


Example number 4 of 8: Sham Singh was a swimmer from a small village. He wanted to compete in bigger competitions. The locals raised a fund for his traveling expenses. This gave a thrust to his dream and he started training at the District training center.


Example number 5 of 8: A small village in Gujarat was making beautiful handmade artifacts and exporting the same in a small way. The government declared this village as export-oriented zone and this resulted in a major thrust to the exports from this place.


Example number 6 of 8: The students of VM College celebrated the youth festival with great enthusiasm. The show stopper act included a war scene. The lead actor pretended to thrust a sword on the opponent like a war hero. Everyone just loved that act.


Example number 7 of 8: Last week, the Greenfield school held its monthly meeting with students’ parents. The meeting lasted for two hours and the thrust was on ensuring the safety of the students within school premises.


Example number 8 of 8: Three years ago, Sigma Software Company was going through a crisis. This prompted the management team to design a new strategy. The entire thrust of the strategy was to have zero defect software products and it yielded fantastic results.


Today we learned the word thrust which means a strong push or force, to move quickly in a particular direction, the main idea being discussed.

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