Confusing WordsVocabulary

Confusing English Words – impending / pending

Confusing English Words – impending / pending

بسیاری از کلمات وجود دارند که معنی یکسانی دارند، اما در واقع تعاریف و کاربردهای مختلفی دارند.
شما می خواهید درست صحبت کنید و از به کار بردن کلمات نادرست خودداری کنید، اما در مورد معنی دقیق و کاربرد هر کلمه کاملا مطمئن نیستید.
بعضی از زبان آموزان حتی به دلیل تردیدهایشان از به کار بردن کلمات خودداری می کنند!
هدف ما در این سری از پست ها روشن کردن رایج ترین کلمات گیج کننده در انگلیسی است.

impending / pending

.If an issue is pending, it means it is not yet concluded or resolved. It is waiting for a decision or confirmation

The results of the experiment are pending. = waiting for the results to be finalized
We have a few pending issues on which we need the CEO’s input. = waiting for the CEO to give his/her opinion
The cause of death is pending investigation. = waiting for the police to investigate
There are two pending transactions in the bank account. = the transactions have been initiated, but have not yet finished

:An impending event is one that will happen very soon. Impending often has a negative connotation (though not always)

.The weather forecasters are advising people to stay home due to the impending storm
.The soldiers prepared themselves for the impending battle
.She faced her impending death with peace and tranquility
My father is wrapping up his projects at work, in preparation for his impending retirement. (not a negative connotation; simply means that he will retire very soon)

!”For more positive events that will happen soon, we can use the word upcoming – “I’m looking forward to my upcoming trip

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