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apprehensionnoun [U]

uk   /ˌæp.rɪˈhen.ʃən/ us   /ˌæp.rəˈhen.ʃən/
(Definition of apprehension from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"apprehension" in American English

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apprehensionnoun [U]

us   /ˌæp·rɪˈhen·ʃən/
  • apprehension noun [U] (WORRY)

anxiety about the future; fear of something unpleasant happening: I felt great apprehension over my first day at work.
  • apprehension noun [U] (TAKING HOLD)

the act of catching and putting a person under police control: There’s an $8000 reward for the apprehension of the perpetrators.
(Definition of apprehension from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“apprehension” in American English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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