B2 First Vocabulary:


Invest is a B2 level verb that actually has a couple of different meanings.

Firstly “invest” means to give money to a bank, business or buy something with the intention of making a profit from it in the future. For example, in 2021 it was very popular to invest in bitcoin and other crypto currencies.

Secondly, “invest” means to give something a lot of your time, energy or emotions. For example someone might invest a lot of time in a project for a client.

Below are examples of how 'Invest' could be used in the B2 First (FCE) exam.
Reading and Use of English Part 1:

A lot of people decided to (3)…… in the company when it first started, and I bet they are glad they did as it is now worth around one hundred million dollars.

A. pay

B. invest

C. earn

D. put

Speaking Part 1:

Examiner: “What would you buy if you won the lottery?”

Candidate: “First of all, I would buy a house and new car then I think I would invest a lot of money in property…”

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