#DecodingHeadlines this week brings us the verb SOAR:
«Europe heatwaves: Wildfires rage in Greece as temperatures soar» (by BBC)
· In this context means: to rise very quickly to a high level or to to reach a great height. (Cambridge Dictionary)
· Can be replaced by some synonyms such as: increase, grow, go up, escalate, rise, ascend, etc.
· Another example of use could be: Inflation has soared since the pandemic, and so have commodity prices.
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