Mark the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s): I only applied for this business with a view to accumulating first-hand experience.
Correct answer: GET
Synonyms – knowledge of vocabulary
I only applied for this business to gain practical experience.
=> accumulating: to get more and more of something over a period of time: to accumulate, to increase.
A. attain /ə’tein/: to achieve, to gain
B. gain /gein/: to increase
C. penetrate /’penitreit/: deeply
D. accomplish /əˈkʌm.plɪʃ/: to complete, to reach.
Another structure to note: with a view to doing st: for what purpose