Are you easily manipulated?
Sometimes I am, but I try to be aware of when someone is trying to influence me.
Think about yesterday, how many times did someone try to influence what you thought or did?
It could have been something on TV, street advertising, or in conversation.
What does this verb mean?
Listen to the definition of the verb MANIPULATE in the Cambridge dictionary.
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Listen to how this word is used in context in this TED Talk:
manipulative tricks that tech companies use to capture your attention.
If you are preparing for IELTS, think about how you could use MANIPULATE to speak or write about common topics.
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