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English Vocabulary - Vocabulario de inglés
ADVERSE OR AVERSE?
Key
Adverse means 'not good or favourable'.
Averse means 'unwilling to do something or not liking something'. The construction is to be averse to doing something.
Adverse significa 'que no es bueno ni favorable'.
Averse significa 'no dispuesto a hacer algo o que no le gusta algo'. La construcción es to be averse to doing something.
  • adverse
    That political decision had an adverse effect on the economy.
    The trip was cancelled because of adverse weather conditions.
    His campaign has received a lot of adverse publicity.

  • averse
    Rob is averse to (=doesn't like) having a pet.
    Her mother was averse to letting the kids alone.
    Our company is averse to reducing the staff.

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