WORD – 23

Breakthrough .

A breakthrough is – a significant development, discovery or invention – that is important for progress in a particular field.

Examples .

  • The Mangalyaan is a big breakthrough for Indian Space Research.
  • Sometimes, you can have a breakthrough about your future career path just by reading a powerful book, or, by listening to a motivational speech.

WHEN and HOW to use this word .

When talking about an important discovery or development.

Examples .

  • The police finds this case very complicated. They haven’t had any breakthrough yet.
  • For many companies, the biggest breakthroughs about their new products happen when they listen to their customers.
  • They have been working on this for 2 months now, have they had any breakthrough yet?