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particular in English:

1. special


The best salad you'll ever eat is the one they serve with their lunch special.
Special services include a personal driver for each guest.
Nothing special.
These special characteristics explain its preference for still-hunting (lying motionless beside a seal's breathing hole, waiting for one to surface).
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.
Google shows a special colorless version of its logo to countries that have experienced recent tragedy.
After that, many live in special homes for the aged where their children and grandchildren can come to visit them.
Kareishu is a special smell that comes as old people age. Popular expressions such as: "Ossan kusai" or "Oyaji kusai" (smelly old man) refer to this smell.
A special resolution to be proposed at a general meeting may be amended by ordinary resolution.
I would like to put special emphasis on the concept that social ecology is the second school of contemporary environmentalism.
Extra special treatment is imperative to get the vessel through government red tape, so that she can leave port on time.
In my city there is a special bus, called BLQ, which leaves from the airport and stops near my house.
Krista's curt, businesslike tone put off her clients at the maternity ward, especially on their special days.
Before the arrival of this skyscraper, all the buildings in the city stood in special relationship to each other.

2. certain


It's certain.
I wish I could care more about my grades but it seems that, at a certain point of my life, I decided they wouldn't be so important anymore.
When I reached the hall right away the person in charge unrelentingly said things like "This painting is certain to increase in value in the future," and I went and signed the contract.
Knowing very well that his wife wanted to go to a movie, the husband, who was a dog in the manger, cooked up a scheme whereby they had to stay at home waiting for a certain visitor who was not expected to come.
Not all are called to be artists in the specific sense of the term. Yet, as Genesis has it, all men and women are entrusted with the task of crafting their own life: in a certain sense, they are to make of it a work of art, a masterpiece.
In linguistics, the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis states that there are certain thoughts of an individual in one language that cannot be understood by those who live in another language.
The other day, a water quality inspection was carried out at our house. We had it done by a certain famous company's Environment Analysis Center or some such name.
Age may have one side, but assuredly Youth has the other. There is nothing more certain than that both are right, except perhaps that both are wrong.
Outside the mainstream of orthodox Judaism, the apocalyptic books were more successful with certain movements.
When we watch a movie, play a video game, or read a book, we become emotionally attached to certain characters and gradually become like them.
A budget is a plan or schedule adjusting expenses during a certain period to the estimated or fixed income for that period.
So that Michelangelo might paint certain figures on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, so that Shakespeare might write certain speeches and Keats his poems, it seemed to me worthwhile that countless millions should have lived and suffered and died.
In England in the Middle Ages, whole towns played football on certain holidays, sometimes with as many as 500 players at one time.
Suffering from terminal cancer, he was thrown out of a certain veteran hospital in New York three times because he adamantly rejected blood transfusions.
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.

3. specific to



English word "particular"(specific to) occurs in sets:

academic 1-4

4. of a certain kind



English word "particular"(of a certain kind) occurs in sets:

Most common adjectives 54 - 108

5. in


I live in Warsaw.
Half a million children still face malnutrition in Niger.
Back in high school, I got up at 6 a.m. every morning.
Poverty does more to bring out the worst in people and conceal the best than anything else in the world.
Kissing one's spouse in public is considered acceptable behavior in some countries.
In the United States, it takes a minimum of eight years of college to become a medical doctor.
Water, in its natural state, is a fluid.
An estimated 20% of the water used by homeowners in cities is used for their grass.
What you spend time doing in your childhood affects the rest of your life.
The inland taipan, a snake found in Australia, is the most venomous snake in the world.
In North America, business operates on "the customer is always right" principle.
I'm the type who gets nervous in front of people, so I'm bad at speech making.
Please make your reservation one week in advance.
If I should be suddenly spoken to in English, I might run away.
The Democrats haven't decided on their candidates yet, but in any case they're sure to lose.