4.8 Glossary - IELTS Collocations

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widespread belief

widespread belief /ˈwaɪdspredbɪˈliːf/

an idea or opinion that many people have

  • There is widespread belief that the government will raise taxes next week.

wildly inaccurate

wildly inaccurate /ˈwaɪldliɪnˈækjərət/

not at all correct or accurate

  • His predictions turned out to be wildly inaccurate.