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Gerund in English:

1. admit


I admit he's smart, but does he have to talk over everyone's heads all the time?
admit to
In America everybody is of opinion that he has no social superiors, since all men are equal, but he does not admit that he has no social inferiors.
That way you keep thinking about me but are unable to admit to your feelings, that hot and cold feel is a real boom among young men!
The violence and injustice of the rulers of mankind is an ancient evil, for which, I am afraid, the nature human affairs can scarce admit a remedy.
Houses should be built so as to admit plenty of light as well as fresh air.
Why don't you just call a spade a spade and admit that she dumped you for that American guy she met at the English school?
Although Al-Sayib would never admit it, the real reason he hates noobs that much is that he got pwned by one while Dima watched and laughed his ass off.
Every man would like to be God, if it were possible; some few find it difficult to admit the impossibility.
When one admits that nothing is certain one must, I think, also admit that some things are much more nearly certain than others.
We have a fundamental interest in seeing our neighbour admitted into this Community as soon as possible.
1. I must admit, I'm somewhat concerned For you, Michael. / 2. You know, I admit, I had my doubts. / 3. At first, I admit, I was afraid.
v. to accept ("admitted to the United Nations"); to express one's guilt or responsibility ("He admitted that what he did was wrong.")
to allow someone to enter somewhere, especially to take someone who is sick into hospital przyjmować UK to be admitted to hospital/ US to be admitted to the hospital
Not even at gunpoint will Imogen of the Internet admit she only learned CSS to spruce up her Myspace profile in the 2000s.

English word "Gerund"(admit) occurs in sets:

To-Infinitive, Gerund

2. keep


Keep out!
How long are you going to keep whimpering about that? You can't change the past.
I keep saying that I'm innocent, but no one will listen.
If Spenser doesn't keep adding and translating sentences, the other contributors will surely surpass him.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.
Doctors should keep abreast with all the latest developments in medicine.
If you keep at it you will eventually succeed.
My parents keep arguing about stupid things. It's so annoying!
A family should not spend all of its money to keep someone alive on a machine.
I'm going to keep track of all the expenses on this trip.
Throughout the five years of painful cancer treatments, he managed to keep a stiff upper lip.
Call me every few days, and in that way we can keep in touch if something happens.
Keep a close eye on Tom and make sure he doesn't get into any trouble.
The notice in the park said "Keep off the grass".
Keep a box of baking soda in the fridge to keep it smelling clean.

3. tolerate


I can't tolerate this noise any longer.
We will not tolerate anyone who engages in terrorism.
She didn't tolerate his selfishness.
How can you tolerate that rude fellow?
His pride wouldn't allow him to tolerate such insults.
I cannot tolerate naughty children.
There is a limit to how much one can tolerate.
Do you tolerate homosexuals?
He could not by any means tolerate the ghastly smell of rotting onion.
There was nothing for it but to tolerate it.
The bright child can tolerate failure.
My artisan pride cannot tolerate such sloppiness.
The hostess couldn't possibly tolerate his arrogance.
You think that people are okay, but I allow one to think that people and all societies are bad. No one wants other people to tolerate their mischief. People give grief to people because their viewpoints vary.

4. suggest


What do you suggest?
Tom doesn't think there is any advantage of doing it the way you suggest we do it.
I suggest we discuss politics.
Statistics suggest that the population of this town will double in five years.
If you request a further discount, we suggest changing the terms of payment.
He got tired of being the devil's advocate and now agrees with every idea they suggest, no matter how dumb.
I suggest that
The data suggest that the optimum length of a lecture may be 30 instead of 60 minutes.
I suggest you to go absolutely on a trip to Ferrara and Ravenna.
If you're unhappy with your private life, I suggest you register on Facebook. It's the best way to get rid of it.
You ought to help her out. He suggested that I help her out.
Let’s go out for a walk. He suggested going out for a walk.
People who use a lot of swear words tend to be more honest and trustworthy, human behavioral studies suggest.
Should I suggest separate holidays this year?
Doctors suggest eating five pieces of fruit and vegetables every day.

5. stop


Stop!
If we stop here, we'll be right back where we started!
Lost in thought, I missed my stop.
I think it's time for me to stop allowing her to always have her own way.
If you stop and relax, this will relieve the tension and stress in your shoulders.
It's nearly lunchtime. Why don't we stop to have a bite to eat?
They'll stop at nothing to achieve their political goals.
Would you please stop singing so loudly? This is not a cheap drinking place.
We must stop using ozone-depleting chemicals immediately.
Imagine if you started hiccoughing and you couldn't stop.
There are shuttle buses that stop at several hotels in Tokyo.
You know that your English is good when people stop complimenting you on how good your English is.
I'm a bit down because a blogger friend of mine has decided to stop blogging.
Why don't we stop arguing over these piddling matters and get to the issues at hand?
We had to stop over in San Francisco for two hours due to the fog.

6. save


Save your breath.
There are mothers and fathers who will lie awake after the children fall asleep and wonder how they'll make the mortgage, or pay their doctor's bills, or save enough for their child's college education.
I like to use frameworks when I program because they save me time on repetitive tasks.
The saved game appears to be damaged and cannot be used. Please quit the game and then restart after removing the save data.
With his crew stranded at sea, Christopher Columbus was able to save them from starvation by pulling 100 rabbits out of his hat.
Imogen of the Internet, in an attempt to save the earth, sketches exclusively in oekaki chatrooms instead of on paper.
If you paint it yellow, you'll kill two birds with one stone: it'll stand out, and you'll save money because you can use paint you already have.
To save the world requires faith and courage: faith in reason, and courage to proclaim what reason shows to be true.
A high household savings rate in Japan is attributed, among other things, to people's desire to save money to buy a home.
Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
We can save on translations by giving it to an employee whose mother speaks that language. -- And I suppose you save on the cost of a doctor by seeing someone whose mother had been a doctor?
Zen's latest mission is to save the Earth from ecological destruction at the hands of a plant-destroying madman.
Schools have tried to limit their use by not allowing them to be used in math classes, although they allow them in science lessons to save time.
I'm planning my next vacation. Maybe I'll go to Disneyland with my family and friends. How much should I save for it?
The man that lays his hand upon a woman, save in the way of kindness, is a wretch whom't were gross flattery to name a coward.

7. risk


At this rate, the risk is high that our country's competitive position will drop even further.
I know that interest rates are fixed in accordance to the borrower's business risk.
at risk
It's a job worth doing, but if I think about the working hours and the risk ... I could be onto a real losing proposition here.
Risk all and gain all.
Even as we stand here tonight, we know there are brave Americans waking up in the deserts of Iraq and the mountains of Afghanistan, to risk their lives for us.
Calculating the risk which is involved in the event of failure, he demanded a show-down with the other party.
His style (if you were to call it that) was excessively (though I run the risk of hypocrisy) parenthetical (pardon the pun).
Risk money refers to funds placed in investments that seek high-return, although high-risk, investments.
However, it seems that just because it's a 'low risk day' doesn't mean that you won't get pregnant from intravaginal ejaculation.
I will risk drinking tea in Mrs Ewelina's house. Maybe I'll survive.
Some people's fear of flying is far out of proportion to the actual risk it involves.
Holding the Olympics where there's severe atmospheric pollution gives rise to a great risk for athletes.
Causing competitors to fail, obtaining confidential information, something that big business just can't do without - high risk but at the same time high return work.
Do you think she would risk her life... her son's life... if she wasn't certain her husband was murdered?

8. remember


Now I remember.
Cue cards are used primarily on television to help the actors remember their lines.
Now you've mentioned it, I remember coming here with my parents when I was a child.
Remember that oversleeping is no excuse for being late.
Whenever I hear that song, I remember my youth.
Choose a particular event you remember well.
Tom had been Mary's best friend for as long as she could remember.
Unless it's something fairly impressive, I won't remember it.
I remember it as if it were yesterday, but in reality it was fifteen years ago.
When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.
I remember singing scales every day during music lessons.
I remember the event as vividly as if it were just yesterday.
You were thoughtful to remember me in this way.
A good password should be difficult to guess, but easy to remember.
I remember having a hot discussion about the matter with him.

9. regret


When I ask people what they regret most about high school, they nearly all say the same thing: that they wasted so much time.
regret saying
With regard to our appointment on February 27, I regret to inform you that I will not be able to keep it because my business trip schedule has been changed.
After six months in China, you will realize that you regret not accepting that pizza before you left.
To my regret, my father could not recover from his long illness.
We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends, namely, when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success.
I regret the delay in writing to you to thank you for your hospitality on my visit to your country.
To my regret there are many students who cheat.
However, as soon as I saw the situation at the train station I began to regret this decision.
To our regret, we were obliged to call off the game, which we had been looking forward to.
For many years, my sister bitterly regretted
I left school at 16, but I've had a great life and I have no regrets.
If someone let me down but then showed sincere regret, I'd forgive them.
"British Airways regret to announce the cancellation of flight BA205 to Madrid."
We regret to inform you that you have not been shortlisted / I regret to say that we are unable to deliver your package this week / We regret to announce that flight LO278 is delayed.

10. recommend


I recommend Maui.
I recommend a thorough checkup for your husband.
If you've never had a pint of Guinness in a real Irish pub, I highly recommend it.
I recommend giving it to them straight, don't waffle your way around the subject.
In the cold season when you want to drink something hot I recommend this sort of thermos flask.
I would recommend to everyone that can speak German that they read "Liebesgeschichte" by Hans Peter Richter.
I think this not a method that I can really recommend unless you are willing to risk failure.
We recommend that mains water have a water-quality test carried out once a year, well water twice a year.
However, I recommend that you take the JR Narita Express (a train leaves every 30-60 minutes from the airport), to avoid the complexity of changing trains.
Can you recommend a good wine to go with this dish?; The judge is likely to recommend a long jail sentence.
I would like to recommend my friend, Tom Smith, for this position.
The new restaurand is very goood. I recommend it.
I recommend this car, it's fast and not too much expensive.
I strongly recommend we hire David Templeman to do this tricky job for us; he’s really good!
I greatly recommend reading it to anybody thinking of learning a craft.

11. quit


I quit.
She advised him to take a long holiday, so he immediately quit work and took a trip around the world.
Quit talking like you've got something stuck in your mouth and say what you mean.
If you use the quit command noted below, you can make the application exit.
Quit wallowing in your postmodern, wangsty aimlessness and stand up for something!
We went to work at sunrise, and quit work between sundown and dark.
Open an image and select an image layout. Click "Open" for opening an image. Click "Quit" for quitting the program. "Image Layout" feature allows you to view in any layout.
Ow! Yukiko! That hurts! Quit hitting me with your fists!
You'd have so much more success with women if you'd quit trying to be someone you're not and just let yourself be charmingly awkward.
Sometimes, many problems and a lot of stress can lead you to quit your job. You must learn how to handle it quickly.
Quit picking your scabs. I don't care how good it feels.
Jane is very content with her job and has no desire to quit it.
There is definitely a way to quit the world and live like an hermit in the mountains, being self-sufficient and without contact with anybody while not dying like a dog.
Hey, it's about time you quit it with the panty jokes. You'll put off the readers, you creeper!
The saved game appears to be damaged and cannot be used. Please quit the game and then restart after removing the save data.

12. practice


If you want to sound like a native speaker, you must be willing to practice saying the same sentence over and over in the same way that banjo players practice the same phrase over and over until they can play it correctly and at the desired tempo.
Practice thrift!
If you've got time to play around on an acoustic guitar, practice your bass!
The priest seems to make it a practice to climb on the underdog's bandwagon and persuade the other side to compromise.
Shanghaiing is a practice from the mid-19th Northwest United States that consisted of conscripting men as sailors by coercive techniques.
Practice is as important as theory, but we are apt to value the latter and despise the former.
Moreover, freedom in America is indivisible from the freedom to practice one's religion. That is why there is a mosque in every state of our union, and over 1,200 mosques within our borders.
The European Union has 23 official languages, theoretically with the same rights, but in practice only 3 working languages: English, French and German.
Japanese bureaucrats are nothing but traitors to the country who covet our tax money and will continue the practice of amakudari until the country is bankrupt.
The widespread application of administrative guidance is considered to be a uniquely Japanese practice in which bureaucrats exert authority, without any legal backing, telling the private sector what to do and what not to do.
While the easiest way in metaphysics is to condemn all metaphysics as nonsense, the easiest way in morals is to elevate the common practice of the community into a moral absolute.
Proceeding from warm-up exercises to leg kick practice without a hitch, the lesson went completely smoothly.
Is it the practice in this country for some people living in flats in town to own a plot of land in the country on which to grow fresh fruit and vegetables?
You should practice English with a friend or classmate. Maybe you could join an Internet forum or a language club.

13. pardon


I beg your pardon?
Pardon me?
Tom asked his girlfriend to pardon him for forgetting her birthday.
Pardon me, do you speak English?
Pardon me, is that seat taken?
Tom usually says "Pardon my French" whenever he swears.
He prostrated himself and begged my pardon.
His style (if you were to call it that) was excessively (though I run the risk of hypocrisy) parenthetical (pardon the pun).
Pardon all but thyself.
Why not apologize and ask for his pardon?
The president granted a general pardon.
Pardon me, would you explain to me the importance of this phrase?
Sorry? Pardon?
I was pardoned
The new president has pardoned political prisoners. She was granted a presidential pardon.

14. miss


I miss you.
What if I miss the deadline? "I bet he will get mad at you!"
If this train is delayed, we shall miss our connection at Kobe.
The only person who is tired of waiting for Miss Cobb.
Miss, that dress is splendid, it has a sheer silhouette and is very classy.
Mr Yamada, may I introduce Miss Lloyd?
Miss Tanaka! You are living with gentlemen house mates! Please refrain from being pantless!
The Miss Universe contestant tripped on her gown but got up again gracefully and continued down the runway.
We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends, namely, when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success.
The head of the college, whose name was Miss Baker, therefore had a special place in the car park for her own small car.
Happy birthday, Miss Aiba!
Having been in America for many years, Miss Tanaka is a very good speaker of English.
As the young man's car was close to the fence, Miss Baker had to drive up beside it on the other side, where the girl was sitting.
Does your father miss working now that he has retired?

15. mind


Speak your mind.
His mind was filled with happy thoughts.
The thought flashed through her mind that she was going to die.
With a firm goal in mind, you will do well.
With the T.V. on, how can you keep your mind on your studies?
All during my trip I could not keep you out of my mind.
Obviously, Tom had a lot on his mind, but I had no choice but to ask him to spend some time helping us with our problems.
Bear in mind that, under such circumstances, we have no alternative but to find another buyer.
He turned the problem over in his mind for three days before he did anything about it.
Whether I'm sleeping or awake, this subject is always in my mind.
David has a keen interest in aesthetics — the qualities that make a painting, sculpture, musical composition, or poem pleasing to the eye, ear, or mind.
I've had a lot on my mind recently and have had trouble falling asleep at night.
If we're going to play, make your mind up about the rules!
When the teacher is very strict, the students must mind their P's and Q's.
No one in their right mind would walk in those woods at night.

16. mention


Don't mention it. / You should just mention my name if you see him again. / She mentioned her new project, Hidden Oxford, and promised to show me some pictures later in the week.
Don't mention
I had a nagging feeling that the atmosphere resembled somebody and, now that you mention it, yes, you're right. Certainly ZZ TOP had this kind of feel.
It is acceptable to mention your job and interests and to ask the other person about his, but be careful not to let the conversation become too personal.
Mention each member by name, please.
For the sake of completeness, let us mention that the ring R - considered as a module over itself - has submodules of arbitrarily large finite length.
If you mention New Year in China, the image that many people will think of is a family gathered around wrapping dumplings together.
If the other person does mention his family, then it is perfectly OK to ask about the ages of the children, and if you have children, to compare educational and cultural differences in raising children.
Max mentioned his visit to London in his email.
I'm definitely gonna mention that in my profile in Business, Man! Magazine.
We combed police records of the incident but found no mention of witnesses seeing a tall, bearded man.
The survey also mentioned that women in particular have accepted online shopping and will be more likely in the future to shop across a large range of producs.
I didn’t realize I had paint on my dress until someone mentioned it.
In a recent article about activities to keep your brain young, they mention Esperanto along with Sudoku, which shows that Esperanto is becoming part of popular culture.

17. involve


What does it involve?
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. To involve means to connect.
To involve means to connect. When you get involved in the Spanish Club, you attend meetings and events.
The sentence can generally involve a decree of imprisonment, a fine and/or other punishments against a defendant convicted of a crime
Service industries include communication, transportation, distribution, finance and a host of other areas which do not involve production of goods.
Prices and length of study vary according to the speciality but all involve intensive home study as well as college-based tuition.
/inwolw/ * what exactly does the job involve? (+ Ing .. My course involves doing a lot of research )
They execute endless practice runs and then review their in‐flight decisions, attempting to hone their minds to select the best approach to any given scenario, particularly those that involve the use of deadly force.
Only a small number of players seem to have been involved.
a person who makes money by starting their own business that typically involves some financial risk
My work involves: human contact / team work / long hours / dealing with customers / travelling a lot/ solving problems
He believed that some kind of supernatural forces were involved in his healing.
When you are involved in an argument and both you and the other person know (or rather believe) you are right, do you insist on the other person admitting they are wrong, or do you just let the matter drop for the sake of peace and quiet.
The trips often involve a lot of walking.; an event involving hundreds of people; I prefer teaching methods that actively involve students in learning.
If a situation or activity involves something, that thing is a necessary part of it.; to affect or include someone or something in an activity; to make someone be part of an activity or process

18. advise


We wish to advise you of the following price reductions.
Please advise us, if possible, of a company which has developed image processing software.
give advise
once a week, the students are advised to ride a bike to collage
Please advise us as to what topic you would like to add or delete by June 12.
When Thales was asked what was difficult, he said, "To know one’s self." And what was easy, "To advise another."
I can only advise everyone to take three days and learn Toki Pona.
The surveyor could also advise the promoters which route could be most easily—and therefore most cheaply—constructed.
Soon Christopher Columbus got bored watching the noob toy getting repeatedly self-pwned; he then decided to make a fortune-teller advise him on what to do with such a pointless toy.
Moreover, for your safety, we advise use of a substitute email address.
I advise customers on shipping rates and prepare quotations for sales office
The man advised us to put our valuables in his safe
I advise working as an independent contractor in your own consulting business.
[+ to do sth] His doctor advised him to take time off work. They advise the government on environmental matters. The government is advising against travelling in the area. [+ that] They're advising that children be kept out of the sun altogether.
"Please be advised that in some cases special centre charges may be higher than CIMA's standard exam fees. "

19. imagine


Can you imagine?
Sarah and Marsha - I love you both more than you can imagine.
There appeared at this time a lady at Court, who drew the eyes of the whole world; and one may imagine she was a perfect beauty, to gain admiration in a place where there were so many fine women.
He has endured sacrifices for America that most of us cannot begin to imagine.
I wonder whether Angelica Agurbash could imagine Niaklajeŭ would run for president when she sang a song with his lyrics.
Before the conquest by the Arabians, the majority of the Persians were Zoroastrians, but there were also Jews and Christians. So, who could imagine today that Iranians have Jewish or Christian ancestors?
Even if the opinions of others can be supressed, I cannot imagine to what results my speech may lead.
Just imagine that every time somebody made a grammar mistake, people only could answer "Syntax error." and leave the somebody with that.
She was a tiny girl, but she really held her own on the baritone sax. Nonetheless, I couldn't help but imagine the thing wrapping itself around her and devouring her like a boa constrictor.
Imagine, for the sake of argument, a tribal group in which mother-son incest was countenanced.
My friend is a great guy but he is so shy. You can't imagine how difficult it is for him to start a conversation with a stranger.
For what you have written, your reaction is not justified in any manner, and I imagine it can make your life impossible.

20. forgive


Please forgive me.
I've made up my mind to ask Tom to forgive me.
Is it harder to forgive or to forget?
My mother said if I eloped, she would never forgive me.
Whatever excuses he may make, I cannot forgive him.
Ha-ha-ha, pray forgive me. Please don't worry yourself about that!
Susie is so constituted that she cannot forgive and forget things.
Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they talk sense.
For my multi-talented sister, able do anything with ease, it seems that my commonplace self is something whose existence she finds very hard to forgive.
My friends are my estate. Forgive me then the avarice to hoard them.
She forgives Rob every time although he never shows any remorse.
Deceive me once, and I will forgive you; deceive me twice, and you're a double-crosser.
There is no sin, and there can be no sin on all the earth, which the Lord will not forgive to the truly repentant! Man cannot commit a sin so great as to exhaust the infinite love of God. Can there be a sin which could exceed the love of God?
Though God may forgive, man is not therefore to forget.

21. finish


Let me finish.
I wish I could figure out how to finish this project without asking for help.
When writing a sentence, generally you start with a capital letter and finish with a period (.), an exclamation mark (!), or a question mark (?).
What do you want to do after you finish college?
My supervisor is making me do this so I'm in no hurry to finish.
She helped her younger brother finish his picture.
If we begin early, we can finish by lunch.
Tom told Mary that he wouldn't be able finish the job in the amount of time she'd given him.
I found this book interesting from start to finish.
We don't have time to finish checking the figures now, but we can go over them after lunch.
It's doubtful if we'll finish in time for Christmas.
We cannot finish it before Saturday even if everything goes well.
Apply two coats of the paint for a good finish.
It was such a hard test that we did not have time to finish.
The sooner we start, the sooner we'll finish.

22. fancy


I never for a moment imagined I'd be able to afford to live in such a fancy house.
Just fancy!
... fine, nice, nothing really fancy but on the pricier...
i don't need a fancy house or a fast car
I fancy shopping here – there are many fashionable clothes to choose from.
Fancy forgetting my glasses, it's so embarrassing.
Bob mounted the portrait in a fancy frame, but it was upside down.
This expression has really caught my fancy, as a type of English metaphorical expression not in Japanese.
I fancy that most people who think at all have done a great deal of their thinking in the first fourteen years.
lt's like fancy cheese in an old guy's mouth.
That's quite a fancy suit you've got, not your usual style.
It is difficult to separate fact from fancy.
He fancies him​self as a ​bit of a ​singer. [+ to infinitive] Who do you fancy to ​win the Cup this ​year? [+ (that)] literary I fancied (that) I ​saw something ​moving in the ​corner.
The pretty lace blouse had a fancy embroidered trimming.
This cemetery even has its own site, and there is a page “News” on it! Can you fancy news from the graveyard?!

23. excuse


Excuse me?
It's very unlikely that the teacher will believe Tom's excuse for not having his homework done on time.
I don't think there is any excuse for his behavior. At the same time, we should listen to what he has to say.
Drunken fights and more drunken sex characterize their excuse for a relationship.
At least being sick gives you the perfect excuse to stay home and watch movies.
When anyone tries to explain the inexplicable, he is getting ready to excuse the inexcusable.
Crutches are pretty tricky ... "Excuse me, stretcher coming through!"
The principal called him to account for being absent without an excuse.
I don't have a stamp collection, but I have a Japanese postcard collection that I could use as an excuse to invite him.
She was even more surprised when she heard Miss Baker say, "Excuse me, but may I change places with you?"
What?! You didn't do your homework because of a soccer match? That's no excuse!
Instead use words like "some", "many", "often", and begin statements with openers like, "In my experience, ...", "Excuse me if I'm wrong, but...", "In many instances, ...."
Now if you'll excuse me, I'm late for a gumdrop parade on Foo-foo Island.
Always excuse yourself if you need to leave the table during and eat in company
After looking through your file, we ask that you excuse us for any inconveniences caused.

24. enjoy


Enjoy yourself!
Skiing, barbecues, parties: with this plan you get the best of everything and can enjoy it all on a one-day visit.
I see, Dima sighed. "Sorry for the confusion, then. Enjoy your Fanta, and have a good day."
Enjoy the experience of a relaxing day at Karuizawa.
Right, while we're taking a walk anyway, we could like go along the woodland path and enjoy a little stroll through the forest…
Motherhood and childhood are entitled to special care and assistance. All children, whether born in or out of wedlock, shall enjoy the same social protection.
I want to get the word out - even if you don't have a lot of clothes you can enjoy dressing more fashionably by mixing and matching.
It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.
From humorous to creepy stories, like the last volume, you can enjoy various types of stories.
Don't you always sleep like a log yourself? I can understand your feelings of wanting them to enjoy their meal but don't be in such a rush.
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
Governments, in order to teach how to enjoy cell phones without being controlled by them, have established behavior rules that limit their use in public places, such as in churches, in schools, or during tests.
Don't think about leaving money for your kids, use it all up and enjoy yourself with flair.
Single people enjoy more freedom to do what they want and enjoy living a less restricted social life.
Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits.

25. dislike


I dislike coffee.
For people who dislike the idea of giving money, a gift certificate is a good idea.
I dislike going through customs at the airport because it takes so long.
Some people dislike eels because they look like snakes.
To be honest, I've gradually come to dislike the life here.
At the beginning, I was bored with radio gymnastics, but now I do not dislike it.
Of all the men that I dislike, my husband is certainly the one that I prefer.
The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them.
We are concerned about the further actualization of current problems among youth, such as truancy, dislike of school and lack of appropriate character development.
Bad treatment fanned his dislike to hate.
If you dislike my way of doing things that much, why don't you just do it yourself instead.
Rightists often dislike regulatory legislation.
Morality is simply the attitude we adopt toward people we dislike.
A man will like some of them and dislike others.

26. discuss


Let's discuss the problem.
This note summarizes some information that we hope to discuss at the meeting in San Francisco.
Will you make a list of issues to discuss?
Please make an appointment to come in and discuss this further.
There is a matter that we would like to discuss urgently regarding club activities, so please come to the staff room.
Discuss the basic procedures involved in the analysis of conversational interaction.
Pentagon officials won't say when the problem turned up and refused to discuss details about the flight.
He always appeared to be ready to discuss anything and was very tolerant.
Discuss and give examples.
I know that if we discuss it, we can find a solution that will satisfy both of us.
the programme where we discuss a topical subject
discuss set books
The Queen discusses politics with the Prime Minster of the United Kingdom every Tuesday.
One after the other, we are discussing proposals to improve maritime safety.
I discussed the matter with my wife / The police want to discuss these recent racist attacks with local people. (discuss something with somebody)

27. deny


Don't deny!
The main point of Dennett's book, in short, is to deny the existence of inner mental states.
However, the singer does not deny her ancestry.
We should deny our children things too sweet.
That is why the U.S. government has gone to court to protect the right of women and girls to wear the hijab, and to punish those who would deny it.
Yes, I was there. I don't deny it.
Jim denied drinking during the party. I cannot deny that he made me angry.
I don't deny/ I not denying taking the books but Andy said it would by okay
If somebody accused me of something I didn't do, I'd deny the accusation
"they deny any responsibility for the tragedy"
The spokesman refused either to confirm or deny the reports. He never denied that he said those things.
Together they deny him and his people a place in history.
With all of these flying contraptions zipping around, it's hard to deny that they seem awfully reminiscent of regular old remote‐control helicopters and planes.
They had evidence that she killed him, so she couldn't deny it.
Don’t deny committing this crime – everybody knows you are guilty.

28. delay


In case the shipment is delayed, we have special delay insurance.
If the delay is simply an oversight, will you please take care of it at once?
delayed flight
... was inconclusive, because the delay was too short to...
John Tel is expected to delay the release of its chip set until August.
Every reporter sent his stories with the least possible delay.
I regret the delay in writing to you to thank you for your hospitality on my visit to your country.
Don’t delay leaving – it won’t ease your grief.
Malzahar opens up two portals to the Void which, after a 0.5-second delay, silence all enemies caught between them and deal them magic damage.
Sorry, I was delayed by the traffic. His delay cost the company thousands of dollars. I was delayed by traffic.
There was a delay at the airport because of the fog, but eventually our flight left four hours late.
I hate public transport delays! The plane to Spain was delayed by 2 hours, so we got to our hotel very late.
The period or amount of time during which something is delayed.
But they could not long have delayed her going home.
It has been announced for this year, and so this would not mean too much of a delay.

29. consider


It's worth considering
If you consider the objective of hibernation, I think it's the response of animals trying to somehow survive the winter season with its lack of food.
I hope you consider my request for a day off this Tuesday 8th. If possible, I'd appreciate you letting me recover those hours any other day.
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious.
A Dothraki wedding without at least three deaths is considered a dull affair.
In order to live happily and healthily with parakeets or parrots, you should understand the science of animal behavior for domesticated birds, and consider the emotional effect of eventually losing them.
Consider what effects, that might conceivably have practical bearings, we conceive the object of our conception to have. Then, our conception of these effects is the whole of our conception of the object.
Human stupidity is endless, I say, and for this self-criticism, I consider myself an exception.
Ten million hectares of ancient forest are being cleared or destroyed every year. Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail.
Let us consider the gravity of this day, for today inside the hospitable walls of Boulogne-sur-Mer, the French are not meeting the English, nor are Russians meeting Poles, but people are meeting people.
"Jihadist terrorists, for example, are suddenly no longer considered dangerous. "
I am still considering whether to go to Vancouver or Toronto. I think I'll go to Vancouver because it's more beautiful.

30. complete


complete the gaps
Japanese students seem not merely to be extremely reserved, but to have at times almost a complete reluctance to speak.
He made a complete financial record on his computer, basing his calculations on countless receipts and bank records.
Among human beings, the subjection of women is much more complete at a certain level of civilisation than it is among savages. And the subjection is always reinforced by morality.
When the articles of incorporation are complete it is essential to go to the notary public's office to undertake certification of the articles drawn up.
Is there some gustatory or culinary analog of a novel or film? In other words, can you eat or taste a complete, riveting story the way you can watch or read one?
Ladies and Gentlemen, thanks to your untiring efforts our hideout is finally complete!!
Given her complete lack of gratitude after all that I had done for her, I told myself that I would have done better by banging my head against the wall.
The "complete breakfasts" in cereal commercials always include cereal, milk, toast, and orange juice, but even Americans don't usually eat that much in the morning.
Before I can return your children... you'll have to complete a course called family skills
Everyone who uses Esperanto or works for it, is an Esperantist, and every Esperantist has the complete right, in Esperanto, to see only the language as a simple, cold tool for international comprehension.
My therapist told me to go to a bar and strike up a conversation with a complete stranger.
I heard that Isezaki city decided to ban beards for male city employees starting June 19. It's the complete opposite of the Taliban laws imposing the wearing of beards.
The report comes complete with (=including) diagrams and colour photographs. A complete waste of time. Our report is almost complete.

31. avoid


An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his field, and how to avoid them.
avoid confrontation
You really ought to think before you open your mouth, you'd avoid a lot of misunderstandings that way.
He spoke of sex in a rather businesslike manner, which was how he tried to avoid talking about his problems with intimacy.
Friendly Reminder: Please keep in mind the closing time of the line you need to switch to, so as to avoid delays in your trip.
When there were unexpected expenses in the household of me and my wife, we could not avoid pawning our belongings.
A new book expected to come out this semester is about how to avoid financial problems in difficult times.
However, I recommend that you take the JR Narita Express (a train leaves every 30-60 minutes from the airport), to avoid the complexity of changing trains.
The only useful knowledge is that which teaches us how to seek what is good and avoid what is evil.
If feeling sick of the world could by itself grant saintliness, I don't see how I could avoid canonization.
White lies could help us to be diplomatic and avoid hard feelings and arguments which can ruin a day - or a friendship.
In some situations, telling a white lie could be used to avoid people to be disappointed or get angry by or with someone.
If a high hill stood between A and B, it was important to decide whether the line should climb over it, pierce it with a tunnel, or make a detour to avoid it.
Walakum-us-Salam, Al-Sayib! Dima replied, but raised the volume on his phone this time, so as to avoid making this a duplicate sentence. "What are you up to these days?"
Crews must take precautions to avoid being contaminated or to avoid releasing contamination in the ground.

32. appreciate


I realize the effort you have put into this project and I really appreciate it.
You can't appreciate his good points by just seeing what he looks like.
Tom wondered if he should pretend to appreciate the dinner Mary made for him.
I'd appreciate that
Hey, we're trying to have a serious discussion here so I'd appreciate it if you wouldn't butt in so irresponsibly.
The glass fronted building before you is the rose garden. It's a greenhouse so you will always be able to appreciate the roses.
I hope you consider my request for a day off this Tuesday 8th. If possible, I'd appreciate you letting me recover those hours any other day.
While looking at the flowers I thought suddenly that humans too had a good side. It's humans who discovered the beauty of flowers and it's also humans who can appreciate them.
In my secondary school days, I was much impressed by how my hospitalised grandfather would often tell the nurses there, "Thank you, I appreciate your help."
Only a Sith would appreciate the lack of compromise inherent in a prime number.
Older couples often appreciate cash more than gifts because they neither need nor have room for them.
I want to bring special friends with me, people who will appreciate the experience.
Why is it that children seldom appreciate what their parents do for them. (the sacrifices they make for them, for example)?
She appreciates your work and effort. I appreciate that it is a difficult decision for you to make.

33. understand


I understand.
I don't understand and I'm not used to not understanding. Please explain it once more.
Where is there a drugstore where they understand English?
It is easier to write a bad poem than to understand a good one.
The more I think about it, the less I understand it.
What I don't understand is why Tom didn't stick around and help us.
I understand the general approach, but I'm afraid that I'm getting bogged down in the details.
Any universe simple enough to be understood is too simple to produce a mind able to understand it.
A person with average intelligence would understand that.
I could understand the first few sentences, but the rest of his speech was all Greek to me.
The most essential thing in the world to any individual is to understand himself.
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
You may not learn to speak as well as a native speaker, but you should be able to speak well enough that native speakers will understand what you have to say.
How much of what I've written here do you understand?
I understand you are going to spend your vacation in New Zealand.