Stress caused by the word ‘stress’

😦 The rapid pace of modern life is what causes most people to get stress.

Collocation! For a stress-free life (and for a higher IELTS score for vocabulary), use one of the following instead:

🙂 The rapid pace of modern life is what causes most people to experience stress.

🙂 The rapid pace of modern life is what causes most people to suffer stress.

🙂 The rapid pace of modern life is what causes most people to suffer from stress.

🙂 The rapid pace of modern life is what causes most people to feel stressed.

🙂 The rapid pace of modern life is stressful.

Take a look at some sentences using ‘stress’ and try to identify common collocations. Remember that stress can be a noun as well as a verb, and it also has different forms: stressful, stressed.

Advanced students can consult this comprehensive collocation table for stress.

Above all, try not to become too stressed out by ‘stress’.

@eapguru

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