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SOCIETY AND CHANGE

To become more easier / to become more difficult.


To become more + adj.(dangerous, successful,etc).
To become less + adj.(dangerous, successful,etc).
1. The conditions have become more difficult since the 1960s.
2. To balance this, it has become easier for women to climb to the top of their
profession and the number of female managers, directors, top lawyers and doctors
is significantly greater.
3. Roads in Lima is becoming more dangerous.
4.Taxis are becoming less secure.
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get better / to get worse.


improve
/ to deteriorate.
Their conditions of work have not got better much.
Their conditions of work have not improved much.
In some cases, in fact, the conditions have deteriorated since the 1960s.
In some cases, in fact, the conditions have got worse since the 1960s.
Their creativity gets better during their twenties and thirties.
Roads in Lima is getting worse.

To increase / to decrease.
1. The number of working women has increased dramatically in the last fifty year
s.
2. The ability to invent or discover something important rapidly decreases.
3. Their creativity increases during their twenties and thirties.
4. It is the third year that the number of divorces has decreased.
5. The number of people divorcing for the second or third time has increased sha
rply (adv. abruptamente, subitamente).
To rise
/ to fall.
1. The exchange rate for US dollar is falling.
2. Unemployment is rising.
3. The number of working women has risen dramatically in the last fifty years.
4. The ability to invent or discover something important rapidly falls.
5. It is the third year that the number of divorces has fallen.
6. The number of people divorcing for the second or third time has risen sharply
(adv. abruptamente, subitamente).
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go up
/ to go down.
The cost of travel is going up.
The value of money is going down.
The number of working women has gone up dramatically in the last fifty years.
The ability to invent or discover something important rapidly goes down.
Their creativity goes up during their twenties and thirties.
It is the third year that the number of divorces has gone down.
The number of people divorcing for the second or third time has gone up sharp
(adv. abruptamente, subitamente).