VCR Lesson 7
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Death, or end of existence or operation of something.
Other Forms: demised (v), demising (v)
The English word "demise" comes from the Latin word "demissio," which comes from Latin "demittere," which is a combination of de + mittere, meaning "to send from"
It has a legal term which is a transfer of property by a will or lease.
Which of the following uses the bold word incorrectly?
B.After he came to work with his pyjamas during an important interview, it led to the demise of his job.
C.Jack foresaw the demise of Jill as he saw that she would become an accomplished artist.
D.Napoleon's failed invasion of Russia inevitably led to his demise.
Answer is C since it contradicts the definition of demise