›[C or U]a change made to something, especially the words of a text: He insisted that the speech did not need any amendment.make amendmentsOther countries have based their systems on the Scottish model for selling property, but have made a few amendments.an amendment to sthShe asked for several amendments to the contract.
›[C]LAW, GOVERNMENTa change to a law, either one that has already been passed or one that is still being discussed: The senator's amendment was voted down 52-40.an amendment to sthThe regulation is an amendment to the 1995 Pensions Act.
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.