Jun
11
2013

propose

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

pr@ poz

transitive verb
definition:  to present for consideration or adoption; suggest.
example:  The committee proposed several changes to the existing laws.
example:  They proposed that the city build a bike path in the downtown area.

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Collocations:  Words often used in combination with the transitive verb “propose”

propose + NOUN:    ~ plan, ~ measure (e.g., propose a measure to curb corruption), ~ solution,  ~ cuts (e.g., propose cuts to the defense budget), ~ legislation, ~ change, ~ amendment,  ~ modification, ~ scheme, ~ reform

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