4.8 Glossary - IELTS Collocations

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evidence emerges

evidence emerges /ˈevɪdənsˈəˈmɜːdʒɪz/

describes new evidence being made available to the public, especially through the press or courts

  • Evidence has emerged that the government was involved in the torture of prisoners.

experience a fall

experience a fall /ɪɡˈspɪeriːənsəˈfɔːl/

used to describe something becoming lower or higher in number or amount

  • It is predicted that sales will experience a fall next year as economic growth continues to decline.