“Why should we ever leave the house nowadays?”
What is the future of our city centres?
conduct verb (ORGANIZE)
B2 [T] to organize and perform a particular activity:We are conducting a survey to find out what our customers think of their local bus service.The experiments were conducted by scientists in New York.
UK US /ˈɡreɪt.li/
B2 very much, used especially to show how much you feel or experience something:I greatly regret not having told the truth.Her piano playing has greatly improved/has improved greatly.
thoroughly adverb (VERY MUCH)
B2 completely, very much:I thoroughly enjoyed the performance.
thoroughly adverb (CAREFULLY)
B2 in a detailed and careful way:We went through the report thoroughly but couldn’t find the information anywhere.
freely adverb (NOT LIMITED)
B2 without being controlled or limited:For the first time in months she could move freely.Exotic foods are freely available in supermarkets.She freely (= willingly) admits that she’s not as fast a runner as she used to be.We encourage the victims to talk freely (= talk a lot and honestly) about their experiences.
freely adverb (ABLE TO MOVE EASILY)
› in a way that is not fixed or joined to anything, so able to move easily:Remember to apply plenty of oil so that the wheel can rotate freely.
alienation noun [U] (SEPARATION)
› the feeling that you have no connection with the people around you:Depressed people frequently feel a sense of alienation from those around them.
alienation noun [U] (LOSS OF SUPPORT)
› the act of making someone stop supporting and agreeing with you:This short-sighted alienation of their own supporters may lose them the election.
B2 completely:I admit it was entirely my fault.The company is run almost entirely by middle-aged men.
› honestly and without pretending or lying:I’m sincerely grateful.(yours) sincerely B1 (US also Sincerely yours)› used to end a formal letter that is sent to a particular person