4.8 Glossary - IELTS Collocations
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get sacked /ˈɡetˈsækt/
to lose your job because you perform badly or do something that is against the rules
go down in history
go down in history /ˈɡəʊˈdaʊnɪnˈhɪstri/
be remembered and recognised in history
go on strike
go on strike /ˈɡəʊɒnˈstraɪk/
describes when a group of workers decide not to work for a short amount of time to protest against conditions, pay etc.
greatly appreciate /ˈɡreɪtliəˈpriːʃieit/
to be very thankful and happy for something
growing disparity /ˈɡrəʊɪŋdɪsˈpærɪti/
an increasing difference between two things