4.8 Glossary - IELTS Collocations
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deal with a problem
deal with a problem /ˈdiːəlˈwɪðəˈprɒbləm/
try and solve a problem
Work's pretty stressful at the moment. We're dealing with a lot of problems.
dire consequences /ˈdaɪəˈcɒnsəkwensɪz/
extremely bad results from something
draconian measures /drəˈkeʊniənˈmeʒəz/
action taken by an authority to prevent something which is seen as extremely severe