B2 First Vocabulary:


“Reduce” is a common verb that all candidates should easily be able to use and understand in the B2 First exam. It means to make something less, and is commonly used when talking about bad things or habits.

Below are examples of how 'Reduce' could be used in the B2 First (FCE) exam.
Speaking Part 4:

Examiner: “What do you think can be done to help stop climate change?”

Reduce: “Well, I think we need to reduce the amount of pollution that is currently happening with cars and air travel…”

Reading and Use of English Part 1:

In order to lead a healthy life it is important to (3)…… the amount of junk food that we are consuming.

A. minimize

B. refrain

C. narrow

D. reduce

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