200 BM Daily Vocabulary #67 | yield

Today’s word is: yield –The meaning of yield is: to supply, produce or generate something like profit, food or information; to give up control or responsibility


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


Gopal completed his education from a university and received a degree in agriculture. He returned to his village and started farming in a scientific way. Are you surprised that the yield from his farm almost doubled due to his efforts?

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


Example number 1 of 8: The percentage of waste in a toy manufacturing company was much higher than expected. This was a cause for worry. The production head made several changes to the process and his efforts yielded fantastic results.


Example number 2 of 8: The government has been promoting the usage of solar energy. It involves initial expenditure initially for setting up the equipment. However, eventually, the yield from the solar energy plant is very economical (low cost).


Example number 3 of 8: The Green Agro farms used to harvest rice till last year. This year, they also cultivated wheat. To their surprise, the yield of wheat surpassed the yield of rice.


Example number 4 of 8: Modern school had few students who were weak in history subject. The history teacher decided to use videos showing historical events as a teaching tool. Students loved this method and it yielded a good performance from all of them.


Example number 5 of 8: Mr. Banerjee had invested most of his money in bank deposits. His chartered accountant suggested investment in government bonds. Mr. Banerjee followed his advice and guess what? The yield on his investments really improved.


Example number 6 of 8: Fredrick decided to set up a winery. He did a detailed survey of various locations. Based on the survey, he purchased a farm at Nashik in Western India. He is expecting that the cold climate there should yield the best quality grapes.


Example number 7 of 8: The protesters had gathered in the central ground in the city. The police appealed to them to leave the place. But, the protesters refused to yield to their requests.


Example number 8 of 8: Prunus, a beautiful tree which grows very large and its subspecies are found in northern regions. These trees yield a good quality of timber.


Today we learned the word yield which means to supply, produce or generate something like profit, food or information; to give up control or responsibility. Can you frame 3 sentences with yield and type in the comments box? We are waiting.


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