Vocab-ability–197 (rect, reg = right, straight) – A More Powerful Vocabulary (earn UpVotes with “Vocab Practice” exercise)

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. Is this sentence correct?

  2. Your answer is wrong. You need to correct a line in your working.

  3. No one can rectify any transaction that in involved sending funds to the wrong address on the Steem Blockchain

  4. The governments of the world want to regulate the cryptocurrency market by all means.

  5. Don't use euphemisms, be direct in your speech

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Er...

I'm curious

You didn't upvote my post

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Oops. So sorry. Thanks for catching my miss, and thanks for informing me. I'll try not to make the same mistake again.

My vocab practice

  1. I often have to correct spelling mistakes on comments before I press "Post".

  2. The editor asked the journalist to rectify their article before publishing it.

  3. The reason houses have a rectangle shape is that you can then fit more into a given area, resulting in greater profit for the developers.

  4. Should the government regulate rents to make sure they don't rise faster than wages?

  5. The incorrigible student refused to apologise for talking back in class.

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Stay vigilant with regard to correct spelling!!!

MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

  1. Correct.
    Her friend finds it difficult to find the correct street alley to her friend’s house, hence she got lost for a little while.

  2. Correct.
    The finance city clerk has to constantly correct the city’s financial report before the meeting.

  3. Rectify.
    The new statistician made some errors in computations that her boss needed her to rectify them at once.

  4. Rectangle.
    The water fountain foundation that is being built in the new park is of a rectangle shape.

  5. Regulate.
    The new forklift operator is currently in training on how to regulate the machinery.

  6. Direct.
    The squad members stood direct toward the flag pole during the flag exchange ceremony.

  7. Direct.
    Good leaders should how to direct subordinates as well as lead by example at all times.

  8. Incorrigible.
    The husband developed an incorrigible habit of betrayal toward his wife.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

  1. A parent need to understand that awarding correct behavior works better than punishing misbehavior.
  2. A professor was called racist for correcting his students grammar.
  3. An alliance between two gangs was rectified upon the increase of police activity in the area.
  4. I want my house to be built on a rectangle.
  5. It is extremely important to regulate the industry in order to reduce pollution.
  6. The revolutionary army secured a direct path to victory.
  7. I don't always need to direct people to get places, but when I do, I don't know the location they are asking for.
  8. The political reality of Chinese government appears to be incorrigible.
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Did you hear that youth are being called racist for dressing up in ethnic halloween costumes? How far is that nonsense going to go?

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Remember, "It's OK to be white" posters created shock and horror around the world. We're living in very interesting times.

MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. They taught us the correct way to cook Pasta.

  2. The teacher asked us to correct our sentences.

  3. We told him that his theory wasn't perfect, and that he had to rectify it.

  4. Some crystals have a rectangle structure, but those are very rare.

  5. The heating temperature does not self-regulate, that's why you should always be near the machine.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

  1. Correct
    The correct answer was "yes, I will try" not "no, I can't".

  2. Correct
    I tried to correct the light from the picture in Lightroom.

  3. Rectify
    The doctor needed to rectify the diagnostic in order to understand what he was talking about.

  4. Rectangle
    When I was a kid I had huge problems remembering how to draw a rectangle.

  5. Regulate
    He needed to regulate the hours spent on the computer playing video games instead of studying.

  6. Direct
    He sent a direct message to the owner to ask for reparation.

  7. Direct
    The director directed the customer to me to help him out.

  8. Incorrigible
    His behaviour became incorrigible after he grown up doing whatever he wants, not what is good.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. Most of the time, there is exactly one correct way to play a hand in video poker.
  2. You still have an opportunity to rectify your error before it's too late.
  3. All squares are also rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares.
  4. You can regulate the indoor temperature by using this thermostat.
  5. Can you direct me to the store?
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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. Have you taken the express route to Florida, it is a direct flight.
  2. The teach told us we can increase our quiz scores if we take the quiz home and correct it.
  3. The insurance agent rectified the damage from the flood.
  4. We drew a rectangle on the ground to play inside.
  5. Cutting away from you is the correct way to use a knife.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE
1-You have taken correct decision about this matter.
2-There are so many fault in your sentence, please correct it.
3-You have to rectify your bad habits.
4-The matchbox is the example of rectangle.
5-I can't regulate this matter.
6-Please stand up in direct situation.
7-A filmmaker direct the movie according to social activities.
8-His bad habit cannot be incorrigible

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. Is your watch correct
  2. That is not the correct answer
  3. Rectify me if i am wrong
  4. That is a rectangular surface
  5. The government regulate all the policies of a state
  6. Is the flight direct?
  7. Tom did not direct me the way
  8. The believes of people are incorrigible
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MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

  1. Correct:
    Since you have insisted on things being correct and direct in order to avoid the incorrigible act of going off course, I made this really long sentence in hopes to rectify this situation.

  2. Rectangle:
    I'm sure if a talk long enough, I'll be able to dance around a rectangle.

  3. Regulate:
    Johnny sat and regulated his need to make a kill on Halloween.

  4. Direct:
    I'm often much too direct for people to handle.

  5. Incorrigible:
    Those who want to be correct and never correct their behavior to rectify a situation are incorrigible.

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Good work! Good, good, good, good ... and better!

MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. The basket ball coach taught his team the Correct way to throw shots.
  2. Bad habits needs Corrections before they become addictions.
  3. Tobit's results had to be Rectified to enable him graduate.
  4. The architect gave a masterpiece drawing of the resort in a Rectangular shape.
  5. Bakers always Regulate their oven to get the perfect pastries.
  6. Soldiers march on a Direct order.
  7. A good mentor Directs the path of his or her men-tee.
  8. It is wise to avoid Incorrigible people who are violent.
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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. There is no correct theory of life on Earth.
  2. The Earth was once thought to be flat, but then it was corrected.
  3. Science often rectify their theories and hypothesis.
  4. A rectangle is a shape not found naturally on Earth.
  5. People attempt to regulate nature, but Mother Earth is not so easily controlled.
  6. The sun shines directly into the greenhouse and onto the growing plants.
  7. The children were directed into the butterfly conservatory during their school field trip.
  8. Some people are incorrigible about their thoughts on Global warming even though all scientific facts support it.
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Some people still believe the earth is flat. I met one recently.

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Really? Haha.
I’d make a bet and ask them to please take me to the edge of the planet.

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They'd probably be scared to fall over the edge!!!!

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I think they’re afraid of the monster waiting to eat them at the end of the Earth...

shutterstock_286800752-1.jpg .

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Oh, definitely. And what if they fall off the edge, right into the monster's mouth!! AAAhhh!

"MY VOCAB PRACTICE".

Correct. I will correct the problem with the employee when I return to the office and have a chance to speak with the human resources manager.

Correct. I told the teacher she put the correct answer as B, when it was supposed to be C, so her answer was marked as wrong.

Rectify. The manager had to rectify the disastrous situation with the clumsy woman who broke the china set at the antique store.

Rectangle. The napkin was more like a rectangle than a square, so it fit well on my plump uncle's lap.

Regulate. The USA needs to regulate military-style weapons so they stay in the hands of the military.

Direct. The usher helped direct me to my seat before the curtain went up.

Direct. New York traffic cops sometimes direct traffic in the most unusual ways.

Incorrigible. It would not be a stretch to say that the US president is incorrigible and has hubris enough larger than an elephant.

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Thank you, kindly! I really love doing your Vocab-ability! :)

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE.
1.Correct.
Please write correct spelling of lesson.
2.Correct
I think he went to correct way.
3.Rectify.
In this project have some mistake BT I rectify them.
4.Rectangle.
A rectangle have 4 corner.
5.Regulat
I regulate him to attend his class.
6.Direct.
You come direct in my office.
7.Direct.
I want met direct to principal in her office.
8.Incorrigible.
Sorry These documents are incorrigible for this job.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. The correct document has been sent to the boss.

  2. The mistake made by the Secretary on the document will be difficult to correct.

  3. The error has been rectified.

  4. A rectangle has four sides.

  5. OPEC regulates the quantity of petrol produced by its members.

  6. I directed my neighbour to the mall i patronize often because they are giving out discounts on purchases made.

  7. The teacher ordered the students to look directly at the board.

  8. Some government policies are incorrigible

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. Rectified the mistakes made immediately before the market punishes your pocket
  2. Incorrigible move is vital to investing, means nearly total loss in capital
  3. It’s hard to correct the wrong decision when you have holdings, emotions get into your heard.
  4. The way to be rich is somehow direct, passively investing the index.
  5. Regulating the cryptos market may lead a great upraise to the price.
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