Erros comuns em inglês com a palavra ABANDON


Since capital punishment was abandoned, the crime rate has increased. X
Since capital punishment was abolished, the crime rate has increased.

abandon = give up a plan, activity or attempt to do something, without being successful
Examples:
Bad weather forced them to abandon the search.
Without government support, the project will have to be abandoned.

abolish = remove a law, tradition or system, often by introducing a new law; do away with
Examples:
In which year was slavery abolished in the United States?
I'd hate to see the monarchy abolished.

It is difficult to reach abandoned places such as small country villages. X
It is difficult to reach remote places such as small country villages. 

abandoned = left forever by the owners or occupiers
Examples:
The field was littered with abandoned cars.
Some of these old abandoned coal mines could be dangerous.

remote = far away and difficult to reach
Examples:
The tribe lives in a small remote mountain village.
We have now managed to bring famine relief to people in even the most remote areas.

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