Graph language

Verbs to describe changes or trends. There are many verbs that can be used to describe upward or downward movements of economic indicators.
Eg. UP
go up
boost
increase
rise
grow
peak

DOWN
go down
decline
decrease
fall
drop
bottom out

  • Small movements can be described using the following verb expressions :

ease up/ down edge up/ down hold firm creep up slip back remain steady
  • More dramatic movements can be described with the following expressions :

UP

jump
rally
rocket
soar
surge


DOWN

collapse
plunge
plummet
slash
slump
shrink

  • When the movement goes to a stable position, then the verb phrase level off is used .
  • There are some adverbs that can be used to describe changes or trends more effectively,

Eg. slightly, steadily, sharply, dramatically, suddenly, slowly, gradually, immediately, etc.
  • When there has been little or no movement / change, the following adjectives can be used: morose, slack, sluggish, gloomy, stagnant, steady, etc.
  • If there has been more activity , you can such adjectives such as buoyant and active.

TYPES OF GRAPHS


Line Graphs

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Bar Graphs

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Pictographs

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Pie Charts

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Cosmographs

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Organizational Charts

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Flowcharts

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