| - Tim Lake |
“Notion” is a noun that has two related meanings. Let’s have a look and see how to use it:
The adjective “wild” talks about an animal or plant that is living in the natural environment, and it not under human control (farmed).
+ I have no notion of what this book is trying to say.
+ People see the world in different ways and have different notions of fairness.
+ That people still believe in these medieval notions is incredible.
+ He has some old-fashioned notions about the role of women and gender equality.
+ As a person grows up they usually take in the notions of the environment and culture they live in.
The other meaning of the noun “notion” is a desire or wish.
+ She suddenly had the notion to call her husband at work.
+ Our difference in notions of fun might be more to do with age than gender.
+ I had the vague notion of asking her out on a date.
+ Consumerism rests on our self-serving notions of material gain.
+ As teachers we have an interest in all notions of why and how people learn.
The pronunciation is /ˈnəʊʃ(ə)n/.
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