Word of the Day (egg on)-14MAY21

Word of the Day (egg on)-14MAY21

Today’s “Word of the Day” is egg on and it is a phrasal verb meaning “urge or encourage someone to do something that is usually not good/wise; incite, instigate, provoke, goad, nudge, exhort”.

Example Sentence: The priority must be de-escalation to protect the lives of civilians, treated with such ruthless and fatal disregard by both the Israeli government and Palestinian militants. The international community must bring its weight to bear. Former US President Donald Trump egged Israeli Prime Minister Mr, Benjamin Netanyahu on at every turn. There is now an administration in Washington that can address these issues seriously.

Word of the Day (egg on)-14MAY21

This word is present in The Guardian article The Guardian view on Jerusalem and Gaza: old struggles bring fresh violence and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Guardian

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