Traffic and Pollution Problems
Increasing the price of petrol is the best way to solve growing traffic and pollution problems.

To what extent do you agree or disagree?
What other measures do you think might be effective?

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best way to solve the most (effective/ideal/workable/acceptable/satisfactory) solution to
Agreement with Opinion
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Usage of cars is the most significant factor (in/behind) the increase in congestion and environmental problems
cars are responsible for carbon dioxide emission
reduce pollution levels
a reduction in pollution levels
Disagreement with Opinion
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Other Measures
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(Increase/Raise) the tax on car ownership
(In order) to (solve/tackle/address) the (problem/issue) of (pollution/traffic congestion), (we/the government) (should/could)…
(impose/implement/introduce) (stricter/tighter/tougher/more stringent) (regulations/laws/rules) that are designed to (limit/reduce) the amount of waste and pollution produced by factories.
enforce the laws by severely punishing companies that (break/flout) them.
allocate more of its budget for the development of a more effective public transportation system
Solving the problem of pollution may require greater international cooperation
pursue international cooperation
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Important Notes
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