To recommend is to say that something or someone is good.
- Bob’s boss recommended him for a new position.
- Bob was recommended for a new position by his boss.
- He was highly recommended. (highly recommended = strongly recommended)
- The teacher recommends that you study English for one hour every day.
- I recommend that you work on your vocabulary.
- When we arrived in New York, our cab driver recommended several good places to get pizza.
- If I visit your city, which hotel do you recommend?
- What do you recommend?
- The doctor has been recommending increased exercise for most of his patients.
- You should do what the doctor recommends.
- Most teachers don’t recommend that their students watch a lot of television.
- I don’t recommend that.
If you visit Chicago, I highly recommend a visit to Millennial Park where you can see the Cloudgate sculpture.
The word "recommendation" is a noun.
- I’d like to make a recommendation.
- Sarah’s previous boss wrote a letter of recommendation for her.
- She asked her boss for a letter of recommendation in order to get a new job.
- Do you have any recommendations for places to get something to eat in your city?
- We made a decision to buy a washing machine based on the recommendation of a friend.
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September 26, 2018