Ứng dụng Collocation vào Speaking – Unit 35: Claiming and denying

(Nguồn: English Collocations In Use Intermediate)

Chủ đề Yêu cầu và Từ chối là những chủ đề quen thuộc và có liên quan đến đời sống hàng ngày của mỗi chúng ta. Nhưng liệu rằng các bạn đã biết hết những cách diễn đạt hay về chúng trong Tiếng Anh? Bạn có biết có những từ nào sẽ đi với từ “Deny” không?

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A. Making accusations

What To Do if Someone is Making False Accusations Against You? - Fair  Punishment

A government minister is today facing accusations of taking bribes. There have been heavy hints about this for some time. An article in The Moon last week clearly implied that a top political figure was involved in a scandal and dropped a number of broad hints as to who it was. A leaked document published in today’s Moon, however, makes a number of serious allegations, which openly accuse the Minister of corruption. The Minister has issued a statement, saying the claims are unfounded. He claims that he has been wrongly accused by The Moon because of its long-running battle with the government.

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B. Putting forward a point of view

Point of view (philosophy) - Wikipedia

Jones puts forward an interesting theory of language learning, backing up his argument with thorough data. Fully accepting the fact that different learners find different methods useful, Jones makes the point that motivation is the key factor in most learners’ success. Although this has been widely acknowledged in general terms for some time, Jones is more precise than most, stating clearly that motivation is more important than all other factors, and substantiating this claim with impressive data.

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C. Denying

Cấu trúc Deny trong tiếng Anh - Cách dùng và bài tập có đáp án
strongly denyThe PM strongly denied claims of corruption made against him.
deny charges / an accusationDespite the evidence against him, the accused denied the charges.
deny a rumour / an allegation The pop star has denied all the rumours about her marriage.
disclaim responsibilityThe hotel disclaims all responsibility for guests’ vehicles
reject an idea / a suggestion Ann rejected all Joe’s suggestions about how to decorate their flat
run contrary toThe research findings run contrary to popular belief.
contradictory evidence/adviceContradictory evidence made it hard for the jury to reach a verdict.

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D. Exercise

Bài 1: Hoàn thiện các câu, sử dụng các kết hợp từ ở mục A trong phần Lý thuyết

1. A provided the press with information about the government’s secret plans.
2. Management has been having a with trade union representatives over a number of aspects of employees’ rights.
3. I’m going to get my son a racing bike for his birthday. He’s been dropping about what he wants for some time.
4. At the end of the three-day meeting a spokesperson will to inform the press about any agreements that have been signed.
5. A front-page article in today’s paper is making some about the behaviour of some top international bankers.
6. The article did not name anyone directly but it who was involved.

Bài 2: Điền vào các chỗ trống trong trích đoạn từ một bài báo khoa học sau đây

In his latest article on the free market Milton King puts (1) ____________ some original theories. He (2) ____________ earlier ideas which up until now most economists have accepted without question. He (3) ____________ some fascinating points based on his own extensive research which is widely (4) ____________ as an important contribution to economic thought. The data from his research (5) ____________ up his theories and help to (6) ____________ his claim that modern economies would benefit from major reforms.


Bài 3: Thay các từ agree accept bằng dạng đúng của một trong các từ sau đây: deny, reject, hoặc refuse để tạo nghĩa đối lập cho câu.

1. The politician agreed that the allegations made against him were true. =>
2. I think we should accept Jill’s invitation to their New Year’s Party, don’t you? =>
3. Hill accepts the theories put forward by Jackson. =>
4. Katie agreed that she had been present at the meeting. =>
5. I hope they will accept my offer of help. =>

Bài 4: Viết lại mỗi câu sử dụng từ trong ngoặc, sao cho câu vẫn giữ nguyên nghĩa gốc

1. We are not responsible for valuables that are not left in the hotel safe. (disclaim) =>
2. The pop star insisted that there was no basis to the claims made against him. (unfounded) =>
3. Jones’s views do not accord with the facts. (run) =>
4. The newspaper clearly suggested who the actor’s new partner was. (dropped) =>
5. John insisted that what people were saying about him was untrue. (denied) =>
6. Whatever idea I suggest, Daniel says it is no good. (rejects) =>
7. I don’t know what to do, as everyone keeps suggesting I do something different. (contradictory) =>
8. The student is being accused of cheating in the exam. (facing) =>
9. In her new book the writer presents an interesting theory of art. (forward) =>
10. Recent research supports McIntyre’s theory. (up) =>

Điểm số của bạn là % – đúng / câu

E. Practice

Part 1: 

1. Do you know any famous person that has been wrongly accused recently?

(*) Cố gắng sử dụng 1 số collocations Gợi ý để hình thành câu trả lời. Lưu ý là bạn KHÔNG cần dùng tất cả collocations này trong câu trả lời của mình, chỉ cần chọn ra 1 vài collocations hữu ích.

face accusations, heavy hints, drop broad hints, leak document, clearly imply, the claims are unfounded

2. What would you do if you were accused of something you didn’t commit?

strongly deny, deny the charges, contradictory evidence, deny all the rumours

3. How to successfully persuade others that you have been wrongly accused (when you are)?

strongly deny, state clearly, make the point, back up argument, contradictory evidence, substantiate claim, disclaims all responsibility

Part 2:

Describe a time when you heard somebody say something very persuasive.

– You should say:

– when was it

– who was that

– what did he/she talk about

And how did he/she say it.

puts forward, run contrary to, back up argument, make the point, state clearly, substantiate claim, contradictory evidence, widely acknowledged, fully accept


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