Results 1 to 2 of 2
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Hungarian
      • Home Country:
      • Hungary
      • Current Location:
      • Hungary

    • Join Date: Sep 2009
    • Posts: 107

    cultivate our relationships


    I've got a problem with the following phrase:

    Can we say that we 'cultivate our relationships' or we should say we 'take care of our relationships'?

    For example, in: 'I think one of the most imprtant aspects of life is cultivating our relationships.'

    Thank you,

  1. MikeNewYork's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 24,983

    Re: cultivate our relationships

    Either one will work. "Cultivate" tends to mean grow something. "Taking care of" tends to mean maintain something.
    Growing flowers and maintaining flowers are different concepts.

Similar Threads

  1. cultivate their minds.
    By keannu in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 30-Nov-2012, 05:17
  2. [Vocabulary] relationships
    By Unregistered in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 20-Jan-2010, 07:25
  3. cultivate
    By ohmyrichard in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 23-Mar-2009, 15:18
  4. Cultivate
    By marvan in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 19-May-2008, 15:37
  5. cultivate
    By Hanka in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 23-Mar-2007, 08:19


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts