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THAT’S ENGLISH! MODULE 9 – UNIT 8 LIVE TO TELL THE TALE A) GRAMMAR -

EXPRESSING OBJECTION

Are the speakers happy or unhappy in the following situations? Many people object to their getting free treatment. I disapprove of his doing extreme sports. I disagree with her expecting me to pay for her holiday. To say that you disagree with, disapprove of or oppose something…… Object (to somebody/something) Many local people object to the building of the new airport. If nobody objects, we'll postpone the meeting till next week. Object to doing something/to somebody doing something I really object to being charged for parking. Mr President, working people disapprove of this policy. What we most often disapprove of is the lack of press freedom, religious freedom and corruption. We disapprove of the EU taking every opportunity to promote and strengthen its own position and influence. Let us remember what Voltaire said: 'I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it '. Please forgive me, then, if I disagree with your approach on this point. I have to say that I disagree with what Mrs Jackson said. Three of the judges disagreed with the verdict.

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