Word of the Week 20th April 2015

Word of the Week 20th April 2015

Receive

RULE – ‘i’ comes before ‘e’ when it is pronounced ‘ee’, except when it follows ‘c’, e.g. brief, field, mentalhealthdrugs.com priest, receive, deceive, ceiling.

Definition:

Be given, presented with, or paid (something).

Example: ‘The band will receive a £100,000 advance’

‘She received her prize from the manager’