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to in English:

1. agree


We agree.
I agree on an emotional level, but on the pragmatic level I disagree.
If you agree to buy 3,000 of them, we'll give you a 3 percent discount.
I was unwilling to agree to the proposal, but it seemed that I had no choice.
I agree with the ban in principle, but in practice it will be extremely difficult.
By signing a contract, you agree to certain terms and conditions.
Britain was in no hurry to agree on a peace treaty.
When we hear of a divorce we assume that it was caused by the inability of those two people to agree upon fundamentals.
While they don't agree, they continue to be friends.
It is impossible, you know, to make him agree.
Therefore, for any text you hold the copyright to, by submitting it, you agree to license it under the Creative Commons Attribution License 2.0 (fr).
Most students agree with the proposal, and made a list of arguments in favour of it.
He nodded as much as to say, I agree.
Certainly if someone is _that_ beautiful you'd draw back from approaching her. "Thought you'd agree."
If you would agree to answer some of the questions below, I would be extremely grateful.

English word "to"(agree) occurs in sets:

Verb + ing / Verb+to
"ing", "to" forms verbd
czasowniki +ing / to
verb infinitive gerund
Gerunds and infinitives

2. hope


Never lose hope.
This note summarizes some information that we hope to discuss at the meeting in San Francisco.
What did he tell you about his hope?
We're going to eat a lot tonight so I hope you're not on a diet.
We hope you will understand the difficult circumstances we're working under.
She was unable to completely give up her hope of marrying him.
As always, I could only hope the police wouldn't stop me.
Let us hope the world will never be on the brink of a nuclear war.
Since there are usually multiple websites on any given topic, I usually just click the back button when I arrive on any webpage that has pop-up advertising. I just go to the next page found by Google and hope for something less irritating.
I have been taking ballet lessons since I was three and hope to be a ballerina.
The meeting was called off as there was no hope of agreement on either side.
Hope of finding the child alive is fading rapidly.
I hope that the jet lag isn't going to disturb my sleep schedule too much.
I hope to soon know much more than a few sentences in Dutch.
I realize I may not be the most desirable man in the world, but I still hope you'll consider going out with me.

English word "to"(hope) occurs in sets:

Gerunds and infinitives

3. appear


Problem appeared.
That's because they're the classic places for 'something' to appear. Like the grand piano that plays by itself, the human anatomical model that moves by itself ...
At no period of our ancient history does there appear to have been greater attention paid to the culture of the female mind than during the age of Elizabeth and at no time has there existed a greater number of amiable and respectable women.
The sun is currently in a period of low activity but even so large sunspots occasionally appear.
The mountains, too, at a distance appear airy masses and smooth, but seen near at hand, they are rough.
The collaboration between these somewhat eccentric men was filled with strain and compromise on both sides, but in the end they appear to have gotten on well.
Japan may appear to be peaceful and tranquil on the surface but the fact is that there are a lot of deep-rooted problems.
All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian, or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.
You're not a serious mathematician unless you crumple up a piece of paper in frustration every twenty minutes, look off into space, and appear to be questioning your very existence.
Religion, which should most distinguish us from the beasts, and ought most particularly elevate us, as rational creatures, above brutes, is that wherein men often appear most irrational, and more senseless than beasts.
Objectivity may be threatened or appear to be threatened by undue dependence on any audit client or group of connected clients.
The seventy disciples received the teaching of Confucius in the oral form, for words that satirize, criticize, praise, conceal, suppress, or ridicule cannot appear in writing.

4. decide


Tom can't decide.
When you decide which plan you want, please notify us in writing.
Would you mind making an extra cup of coffee whenever you decide to have some?
If you decide to come to America, please let me know as soon as possible.
Let's decide what needs to be decided, then let's split into two teams, OK?
There are merits and demerits to both your opinions so I'm not going to decide right away which to support.
Whichever highway you decide on, it will be crowded with cars and trucks.
Here I decide, without hesitating, to take the alternative route.
We'll most likely go, but we'll decide once we see what the weather is like.
All are fated to die. However, you can't decide how and when you die.
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.
I had been at a loss as to what career to decide on, but your advice has helped me to see the light regarding my future.
Man plans things, but the gods decide.
If you ever decide to sell your old record collection, I want first dibs!

5. refuse


She will probably refuse to follow his advice, because she doesn't like him.
Tom didn't have the courage to refuse to do what Mary asked him to do.
Never choose a vocation just because your friends are in it, nor refuse another just because your worst enemy is in it.
Don't refuse me.
Most people will refuse to admit they've made a mistake.
This noise is something which I refuse to put up with.
When Sony came back with a 2 billion bid, CBS could not refuse.
When children are ordered to do a certain thing by such adult standards, they frequently refuse to follow the instructions for no other reason than that they have been told to do so.
1. That's an offer I can't refuse. / 2. You know I can't refuse you anything.
The head teacher refused the students permission to have a party in the school hall.
(turn) My neighbour refused ... down the music and I had to call the police.
Even if they refuse, you can take a bottle of good wine with you.
no business will refuse to supply a good customer. she refused a cigarette
His request was refused.
She may well refuse to speak to you because she's in a very bad mood.

6. offer


Besides lending books, libraries offer various other services.
The flimsy stalls in this restroom offer very little privacy.
It would be presumptuous to call myself his replacement, but I could offer some guidance.
to offer
Amsterdam offers an entirely unique atmosphere of freedom and entertainment.
I may not have much to offer in the way of learning or ability, but I want to do whatever I can for us all and humbly ask for your favor.
Further investigation will offer many opportunities to obtain more valuable knowledge of the ocean.
I wouldn't rule out the possibility of moving to another country if I get a good job offer.
Be careful when you shop, because some sales people will try to take advantage of you and offer you an expensive price.
The Waterfront's success could mean that other cities soon follow, creating areas that offer people a new kind of city living, with all the benefits and none of the stress, noise and pollution of crowded centres.
They offered me a job / promotion. She was offered a job in Singapore but turned it down. He offered to get me a cab.
"Would you like me to tell you more about the charity" He offered to tell me more about the charity.
they'll all be offered the chance to 'get chipped' if they wish
When you finally decide on our offer you can pay one hundred dollars per person and we shall hold the reservation.

7. plan


What's the plan?
In the light of what you told us, I think we should revise our plan.
Allied military leaders found a way to defeat the Japanese plan.
Today, I plan to talk about the importance of sports in modern society.
At first I thought I liked the plan, but on second thought I decided to oppose it.
It looks like I'm outnumbered here. I hate to do it but I'll withdraw my plan.
Nobody can prevent this plan from being carried out.
Plan for the future because that's where you are going to spend the rest of your life.
The plan announced Tuesday calls for $54 billion in tax cuts.
Don't tell Tom about what we plan to do next weekend.
You should plan to leave between 6:00 and 7:00.
If you plan well, you can spend less time doing unnecessary things and get the work done faster.
The boy's plan was to study medicine and return to Saint Croix as a doctor.
Unless I hear from you, I'll plan to meet you at five.
His plan seemed to be too difficult, but before long it proved to be feasible.

8. promise


Eisenhower kept his promise.
He was a writer who had never lived up to the promise of his first novel.
A promise given under a threat is worthless.
Tom agreed to marry that man's daughter with the promise that he'd inherit the man's business.
They promise us the moon, but I suspect we can wait for the fulfillment of those promises till hell freezes over.
I realized one month had passed without my making good my promise.
There are conditions under which breaking a promise or telling a lie are acceptable.
I congratulate him and Governor Palin for all they have achieved, and I look forward to working with them to renew this nation's promise in the months ahead.
There is no dream of man which atomic power does not promise a chance to attain.
The whole county is favoring critical budget revisions which promise to protect education.
(help) Sarah always promises ... me in the kitchen but she never does.
The promise of permanent employment is almost non-existent today.
You promised me: "we will finish English early."
It was noticed after more than a month that that promise had not been carried out.

9. manage


No matter how much you try to convince people that chocolate is vanilla, it'll still be chocolate, even though you may manage to convince yourself and a few others that it's vanilla.
Don't worry, I'll manage. / I tried many times and finally I managed.
I can't manage.
Japanese cameras, cars, and hi-fi equipment are used widely abroad, and few modern industries can manage without advanced electronic equipment developed in Japan.
Smokers are as aware as anybody else of the disadvantages of their hobby, but manage to live with that knowledge for two main reasons.
If speakers regularly mean something other than what they say, how is it that people manage to understand one another?
Although I broke test tubes and played about with chemicals for fun, I did occasionally manage to obey the teacher's instructions as well; repeating experiments that others had long ago undertaken.
As the proverb goes, “To manage a household and maintain relationships, you cannot do without money.”
When you use the last sheet, don't think: "The person after me will manage just fine."
I'm find it hard to manage my time, because I have so much to do.
I do not think it will come to that. I believe there are ways to manage the situation.
The other essential person you need to meet is Rosie, who manages the café.
utrzymać się How can anyone manage on such a low income? zarządzać He's no good at managing his money. Anyway, we managed to get there on time.
You make all the decisions on how to manage your business. To manage a business means to have control of how you run that business.
A prisoner is more obsessed with the idea of escaping than his warden by the idea of watching over him. Thus, a prisoner will always manage to escape.

10. want


I want.
If you don't want to put on sunscreen, that's your problem. Just don't come complaining to me when you get a sunburn.
You want answers to questions you shouldn't ask.
You may write in any language you want. On Tatoeba, all languages are equal.
We want an assistant, preferably someone with experience.
Tomorrow we go to school to sign up for the classes we want to take.
If you want to learn a foreign language well, you should speak that language with native speakers as often as you can.
Smaller classes mean a higher standard of education, and that's what we want for our kids.
Now that I am well again, I want to study space science in college.
I have a ball-point pen, but I want another.
You say you want to visit Tom? Why in the world would you want to do that?
You might want to come over and play poker with me and my friends next Friday evening.
Tom invited me to Mary's party even though she didn't want me there.
In any case I just want to make clear that the fact that these are not normal people.
I'm tired. I just want to go on the teacup ride and take it easy.

11. need


I need time.
If there's anything else you need, just let me know.
If you want to study in the United States, you need to get a student visa.
The cheap prices tempted me to buy things I didn't need.
Hikers need to carry a compass with them to find their way through the woods.
Since it's not the rainy season, there's no need for an umbrella.
He never turns his back on a friend in need.
Take your time. I know you need a couple of days to reflect on it.
Those who are suffering from hunger in Africa need urgent help.
A formula is very convenient, because you need not think about it.
I'm stuck in a rut in my boring job and need to do something new.
To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.
Calculate how much money we will need next year.
We got this chair for nothing because the lady next door didn't need it anymore.
I read in the newspaper recently that the crops really need rain.

English word "to"(need) occurs in sets:

prepositions sritions

12. pretend


Tom wondered if he should pretend to appreciate the dinner Mary made for him.
Even if you know the truth, you had better pretend otherwise at present.
Don't pretend
for you i could pretend like i was happy when i was sad
If she finds out that that uniform was one I bought to get my former girlfriend to be a pretend 'high school girl' ...
Everyone knows that theatre is a world of let's pretend.
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.
Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them.
The neighborhood has been gentrified. Now it's teeming with pretend hipsters slurping skinny lattes at Starbucks. They gather round coffee and free Wi-Fi like bees round a honeypot.
People sometimes pretend to be deaf when they hear a question they don't want to answer
He doesn’t pretend to enjoy the work, but he says that the atmosphere is much nicer than in the Houses of Parliament.
If you feel pain it means that you didn/t pretend.
I thought he was very rude when he pretended not to hear me.
Did you ever pretend to be ill so you didn't have to go to school?
Pedantry is properly the over-rating of any kind of knowledge we pretend to.

13. seem


You seem distant.
Though Tom's English seems quite good at times, he doesn't seem to know his limitations and it's impossible to convince him that he's wrong when he makes a mistake.
He seems to be an intelligent person. / He seems to be intelligent. / He seems an intelligent person.
I may seem confident, but I get extremely nervous speaking in front of people. My hands tremble, I get all tongue-tied, and sometimes I don't even know what I'm saying myself.
We are all tattooed in our cradles with the beliefs of our tribe; the record may seem superficial, but it is indelible.
The Parisian police, he said, "are exceedingly able in their way. They are persevering, ingenious, cunning, and thoroughly versed in the knowledge which their duties seem chiefly to demand."
Even the most graceful and imposing existing buildings may now be so sadly diminished as to seem slightly ridiculous beside the monster.
They move from place to place, often change jobs, divorce more frequently, and take economic and social risks which seem dangerous.
The people all praised the emperor's clothes without telling him the truth so as not to seem stupid, until a little boy said, "The emperor is naked!"
Japanese seem to prefer picking a marriage partner as much like themselves as possible, finding a job that provides security and slow but steady advancement, and putting money in the bank.
The real, biological nervous system is highly complex and includes some features that may seem superfluous based on an understanding of artificial networks.
You guys seem to think your proposal is far and away the best, but as far as I'm concerned it's all six of one and half-a-dozen of the other.
Visualization, a favorite tool of the psychologist, cannot solve all problems, but many so-called positive thinkers seem to think that it can.
On the other hand, there seem to be those among young folk who, while touching on Buddhism, have started to think of it as a vital spiritual support.
For, as blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.

14. learn


I will learn.
It takes only a short time to learn how to explain things to students. It takes much longer to learn when not to.
If a man wants to learn to sound like a native speaker of Japanese, he shouldn't only learn Japanese from women. The reverse is true for a woman.
To reduce misunderstandings we should learn the techniques for communicating successfully.
Irene Pepperberg, a researcher at Northwestern University, is discovering that a parrot can not only mimic people but also learn the meaning of words.
There will always be things I will never learn, I don't have eternity before me!
The first great lesson that a young man should learn is that he knows nothing.
At the age of six he had learned to use the typewriter and told the teacher that he did not need to learn to write by hand.
Some people think that it is difficult for a native speaker of English to learn Chinese, but I disagree.
Since I live near Canada, I'd prefer to learn the kind of French spoken in Canada.
I'm a non-native speaker of English and realize there is a lot that I still need to learn.
The mandatory character of schooling is rarely analyzed in the multitude of works dedicated to the study of the various ways to develop within children the desire to learn.
If you can't go to an English-speaking country to study, perhaps you can find an English native speaker living nearby that can help you learn English.
I studied English very hard every day, but I didn't learn a lot.
You cannot learn the truth unless you hear what both parties have to say.

15. expect


Office managers expect accuracy, efficiency, and dedication.
I expect you can tell from the quoted text, but this is a book written in a colloquial style.
Don't expect anything.
I may be playing the devil's advocate, but I have to ask, what are we going to do if we don't get all the customers we expect?
Just what you'd expect of a young lady, you certainly weren't left to live as you pleased.
I don't understand how in the world they can take your stuff for safekeeping, but then the post office guy has the nerve to tell you "Sorry, we lost it" and expect that to be the end of it.
You can't seriously expect that they won't recognize you in that disguise. That lopsided, dime store moustache is a dead giveaway!
I have these little habits that show themselves when I least expect it, so I have to watch myself.
We cannot expect to have halcyon days until we get safely through the crucial period in life.
He's on the playground, surrounded by 12-year-olds twice a day, five times a week! How do you expect him to be mature?
I expect you've chanted "kuwabara kuwabara" after a lightning flash, or have seen somebody do so.
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.
In addition, they expect you to be hardworking, driven and have an outgoing personality with the ability to build rapport quickly.
Air traffic controllers in France are on strike this week so expect a bit of trouble there.
The Venus de Milo is only what's to be expected if you will go on biting your nails.

16. attempt


It's my first attempt.
1. But, it- it was just our first attempt. / 2. Dylan, it was only your first attempt. / 3. You're confessing to the robbery and the murder attempt. / 4. Surely, you're not going to attempt this. / 5. I felt I should attempt one.
Charles Moore created Forth in an attempt to increase programmer productivity without sacrificing machine efficiency.
Despite the government's protection, he was the victim of an assassination attempt which killed him.
It is more time-efficient to do several tasks sequentially than attempt to do them simultaneously.
More recently, some hutongs have been designated as protected areas in an attempt to preserve this aspect of Chinese cultural history.
The only reason for the existence of a novel is that it does attempt to represent life.
Excessive reliance on monetary policy an attempt to curb inflation could unnecessarily constrain credit and hence business.
For some reason it didn't go well, shot down at every attempt, and he led a sad "History of no girlfriend = Age" life.
Imogen of the Internet, in an attempt to save the earth, sketches exclusively in oekaki chatrooms instead of on paper.
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.
What expression does she use to describe the act of attempting to start a conversation with someone
Barbara is attempting to run faster than ever, and I think she’s going to do it.
My brother just made an attempt on my life by offering me 1.5 kilos of licorice. He knows well that I'll die if I eat all that at once.

17. afford


She affords cake and milk to our house. The round-the-world trip afforded me unforgettable experiences.
I never for a moment imagined I'd be able to afford to live in such a fancy house.
Whenever she goes shopping, she ends up buying more than she can afford.
I can afford
Don't get upset about small things. Try to think of things like a rich person who can afford not to argue.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
We must consider the question of whether we can afford such huge sums for armaments.
By pooling their money, they were able to afford a new computer for the office.
It was a purchase which he could not possibly afford.
We don't give discounts, the woman said sternly. "Regardless how small. Now, please take off the suit if you can't afford it."
Since neither one of us could afford to take the other to the movies, we went Dutch.
I can't afford it. afford to pay something. affordable. be able to afford something
He took a job abroad with an insurance company and earned so much that he could afford to retire aged 37.
With his characteristic sense of humour he told our Japanese hosts that when he was growing up his family was poor and had to survive on rabbit meat but at least they could afford a fork! Mr.
B1 to have enough money to buy something or enough time to do something: I can't afford a new computer. [+ to do sth] Can we afford to go away? Can we afford it? (Czy stać nas na to?)

18. contribute


Everyone is free to contribute.
This inefficiency is a result of the animal's large body and massive legs and feet, which contribute a sideways motion to its walk.
Working, healthy people contribute to the reduction of medical expenses, the rise of the eligible age for benefits, and the curtailment of their costs.
Let us students contribute to the welfare of the victims of the earthquake; even pin-money will go a long way.
As a similar feature it is noted that students engaged in fund-raising activities rarely contribute money they have earned themselves.
Since many organizations are putting effort into recycling in order to restore the natural environment, why won't you contribute to reforestation?
Do my English homework or not do my English homework and contribute to Tatoeba, that is the question.
I contributed to a website called Wikileaks, where anonymous volunteers leak confidential government information or hack into computer files worlwide and put them on the Internet.
Fiftywordstories.com is a website to which people from all over the world contributefifty-word stories in English.
Everyone contributed towards Paul’s leaving party by bringing food and soft drinks.
It's a work group and as much as you hate such tasks, you still should contribute to it. Everyone has to do their part.
Each partner has to decide how much money he or she is going to contribute to the partnership. Contribute means the same as invest.
Aren't you going to contribute towards Jack's leaving present? She contributes to several magazines.
Although several factors contribute to this difference, the shape of the wing is the principal.

English word "to"(contribute) occurs in sets:

verbs/adjectives, nouns with propositions C

19. invite


invite to
On the one hand I called you to invite you to dinner, on the other to tell you my son is getting married.
In order to have an idea of our current projects, we invite you to visit [url].
In Harbin, many people invite me to their homes to have dinner.
I don't have a stamp collection, but I have a Japanese postcard collection that I could use as an excuse to invite her.
If you meet the Orleanu sisters, invite them to Ruxandra's birthday. And don't forget their brother.
If Jane's mother were in Japan, I could invite her to the Doll's Festival.
I had an argument with my sister about whom to invite.
I feel a little guilty that I didn't invite him to join the celebration.
In which case, I was also requested to invite all of you so if you would please accompany me...
Would you like to come out to dinner with me? He invited m to go out to dinner with him.
My cousin Greg is never invited to our family parties and meetings
to ask someone to come to a social event zapraszać They've invited us to the wedding.
... a day that invites people to think about their eco-sins.
The boy stated that he would give a bouquet of roses to the girl that he liked, talk with her, and invite her to have a coffee.

20. would like


I would like invite You
I would like to play computer games.
I would like to ask you a question/ I would like some tea.
Julia would like to meet you.
I would like to have a good dinner, good coffee with a cake.
I would like to go to Thailand. Would you like to go to Thailand.

21. to


Go to sleep.
I hope to one day speak German as well as you speak English.
Why aren't you going? "Because I don't want to."
It took me more than two hours to translate a few pages of English.
Look at me when I talk to you!
Homeroom teachers should make every effort to keep in touch with their students.
Nobody ever comes to see us in this out-of-the-way village.
If I can get into university, I am hoping to learn to speak two foreign languages.
Fewer workers meant fewer people with money to buy goods.
Franklin Roosevelt was born to a rich and important New York family.
Two roundtrip tickets to Osaka, please.
The president was quoted as saying he would like to visit Japan soon.
You are welcome to the use of our house while we are away on vacation.
It began to rain heavily just as we got to the gate.
According to the weather forecast, the rainy season will set in next week.

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

Nicholas' Sight Words
Vocabulary 6

22. threat


It's not a threat.
He sees any easiness as a threat to his masculinity, so he always starts games on hard mode and ends up stuck on the first level for days.
There are so many anti-smoking campaigns these days; maybe smoking really is a threat to the public order.
But the Nobel Committee said that poverty was a threat to world peace, and Mother Teresa worked against poverty.
In Ankara, I made clear that America is not – and never will be – at war with Islam. We will, however, relentlessly confront violent extremists who pose a grave threat to our security.
Today young people find themselves, through no fault of their own, living in a world torn by international bitterness and the threat of nuclear destruction.
We must also threaten them with changing the bottom-down to bottom-up approach.
threat = something which can put us in danger
Professor Hawking has said recently that efforts to create thinking machines are a threat to our existence. A threat means something which can put us in danger.
But we all face risks every day by eating, drinking, walking and driving – simply going about our daily lives carries all sorts of unseen threats.
What do we mean by empty threats? By empty threats we mean something that won't really be done.
a life-threatening situation
Even a million Dothraki are no threat to the realm, as long as they remain on the other side of the Narrow Sea.
The team we're playing this weekend is a bit of a threat, but I'm sure we can beat them.
Christopher Columbus's infinite accomplishments are a threat to Google, who do not know how to index infinity when someone searches for "Christopher Columbus".

23. damage


We should do more to protect the ozone layer from further damage.
Apart from several windowpanes, there was no major damage.
moral, material damage
The new trendy way to drink vodka is to pour it directly into your eye socket. However, doing so could seriously damage your vision.
Due to the catastrophe caused by the huge tsunami, damage was sustained by the nuclear reactor as well as explosions at the nuclear power plant.
Any act whatever of a man, which causes damage to another, obliges the one by whose fault it occurred to compensate it.
No major damage or injuries are known to have resulted from the quake measuring 3.0 on the Richter scale.
Mountain fires are thought of causing little harm with the only damage being the burning of trees and shrubs, but actually there's a hell of a 'hidden character'.
In my daily life I take care in various ways of my body so as not to damage my health.
You'll damage your teeth if you try to open that bottle with them.
I dropped my laptop yesterday but fortunately, I didn’t damage it.
their Facebook profile could damage their employment prospects
The damage is not very big but you will still have to pay for it.
The damage to his car was terrible and he couldn’t drive it again
If you want to have parties in my house, clean up everything afterwards, and don't break anything, or else pay for the damage.

English word "to"(damage) occurs in sets:

verbs/adjectives, nouns with propositions D

24. according


It is a prevalent belief, according to a nationwide poll in the United States, that Muslims are linked with terrorism.
according to the plan
After all, different people have different ways of eating, according to the kinds of food which they have traditionally eaten.
According to research by Gunnar Samuelsson, Jesus may not have died on a cross. Instead, it's possible that he died on a pole or a tree trunk.
According to him, the president must not be turned into a caricature, the loss of authority and public order cannot be borne.
According to the "ahl al-haqq" the universe consists of only one substance, and all what we name generations and corruptions, death and life, is a mere combination or dissolution of modes.
According to the Washington Post, between 2000 and 2006, the U.S. government sent $1.3 billion in farm subsidies to people who don't farm.
According to functionalist theory, acne outbreaks provide a necessary limit on the number of prom attendees.
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanging, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in colour and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Everyone charged with a penal offence has the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law in a public trial at which he has had all the guarantees necessary for his defence.
according to instructions; More than 100,000 people have died, according to United Nations figures, in fighting that is now spread across most of the country.
Stock-raising is one of the farmer's occupations and the animals are carefully selected according to their breed.
Girls are more likely than boys to be malnourished, suffer poverty, face violence and be refused an education, according to a new report.
Kimura is a Tokyo university graduate who became a taxi driver. According to some people's standards, he might be considered a failure, but I think it's fine as long as he likes driving.
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.

English word "to"(according) occurs in sets:

verbs/adjectives, nouns with propositions A

25. arrange


to arrange
The party was arranged quickly.
Parents also arrange marriages, which is a polite way of saying that they sell or trade their children.
One problem is how the enterprises arrange posts for excellent female students, but another important point is whether the educational industry can grow and supply creative students needed for Japan's future.
There is one rule that works in every calamity. Be it pestilence, war, or famine, the rich get richer and poor get poorer. The poor even help arrange it.
The director used his power to arrange a special place in the cinema world.
Well, it seems he's paid off his debts, but how on Earth did he arrange that amount of money?
This was to arrange things so that I obtained the result already written in the textbooks.
We will arrange travel expenses for trips for research purposes, so go to whatever country you want to.
Now Marina was a romantic, she had not yet fallen into that passive state of mind which accepts that one should find a corner to live, anywhere, and then arrange one's whole life around it.
A special tour of the city centre was arranged.
Logistics Department arranges transport of products.
She's arranged the conference call for nine o'clock.
For their mum 50th birthday the arranged a dinner for the whole family at mum's favourite restaurant.
About the camp coming up, we'll prepare the food so could you arrange three cars?

26. try


I try.
These jeans feel too tight. May I try on another size?
I can't remember her address no matter how much I try.
Try not to spend so much time complaining about things you can't change.
Looks delicious. Think I'll try some.
To improve your fluency, you should try speaking with native speakers as often as you can.
Cats are like girls. If they talk to you it's great, but if you try to talk to them, it doesn't go so well.
A brewery we finance has made a new sweet sake and brought some to us asking us to try it.
The reason for your failure is that you did not try hard enough.
I want to try my best for as long as I am physically able to.
Your dream of becoming a baseball player will come true if you try hard.
If you give it a try, you will find this game very exciting.
I like to feel sad. I know that most people try to avoid any kind of sad feeling. But I think that is wrong.
You must think it's impossible, but could you at least give it a try?
No matter how much you try to convince people that chocolate is vanilla, it'll still be chocolate, even though you may manage to convince yourself and a few others that it's vanilla.

27. threaten


Don't threaten me.
Do you want to threaten sanctions or not?
Creatures are threatened with extinction
Region's leader threatens to declare independence
We watched the enormous thunderclouds come closer and threaten the land.
this sort of reality often threatens us
Thus, they cannot be detected by other animals that threaten them.
It is only through knowledge that we, as a nation, can cope with the dangers that threaten our society.
Legal changes threaten online sales in digital commerce.
Mr Bean denies any suggestion the he has threatened to resign if Mr A did not go
Have you ever been threatened with dismissal at work? No, I have never been threatened with dismissal at work.
(call) The teacher threatened ... my parents and tell them what I had done.
Polluted rivers threaten the existence of fish that live in them.
He threatened the staff with a gun and demanded money.; His knee problem is threatening his cycling career.
The dairy farmers wanted better prices and threatened to go on strike.

28. forget


Forget it.
When we are together, I forget all the unhappy times we've had.
When I have a lot on my mind, sometimes I forget to eat.
What kind of person would forget to pick their children up after school?
His cousin, whose name I forget, was a nurse.
He is likely to have a book and a cracker at his meals--and then forget to eat the cracker!
Is it harder to forgive or to forget?
Forget your troubles for a while and come and have dinner with us.
If you want to go, then go. If you don't want to, then forget about it.
Forget it. It's not worth it.
But above all, I will never forget who this victory truly belongs to. It belongs to you. It belongs to you.
Susie is so constituted that she cannot forgive and forget things.
Forget the anxieties of life and learn to relax.
Forget it. He is our mutual friend, after all.
Could I be going soft in the head? I forget things so easily these days.

29. object


By freeing thought from its object, Descartes made it possible to view the latter in strictly mechanical terms, reopening the way to science, suffocated for more than fifteen centuries under religious nonsense.
Where is this object?
Robinson considers nature a mere object of scientific study to exploit for his own uses and pleasure.
There may be microscopes involved, bringing us ever closer to the heart of the matter; but even microbiology is objective, adding to knowledge by putting space between an object and its observer.
I suppose that what we mean by beauty is that object, spiritual or material, more often material, which satisfies our aesthetic sense.
Take care to indicate the right object before sending me your email, otherwise it will end up in the spam folder.
I have an object, a task, let me say the word, a passion. The profession of writing is a violent and almost indestructible passion.
For example, Pepperberg would show Alex an object, such as a green wooden peg or a red paper triangle.
A collection of historical objects from Central America
Actually, there are many cases where 'have [object] done' is not causative.
The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
By the way, do you know what a Shinto shrine is? "I've a little bit of knowledge on the subject. It's a religious facility where that which is the object of worship, that called the genius loci, is enshrined."
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.

English word "to"(object) occurs in sets:

verbs/adjectives, nouns with propositions M, N, O
the biggest shit

30. intend


I intend to go there.
It should be noted that Dole did not intend to change the configuration of the communication protocol.
From the moment I picked up your book until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.
I don't intend to flatly reject suicide, but I really wish parents would not make their children join in with them.
Although we may intend to judge a person on the basis of his or her personal qualities, they are not visible at first sight.
Brian is mad because Chris obviously does not intend to return the money.
Evidence that Harrison did not intend this work to be a parody can be seen in his letter to Mrs. Evans.
I intend to leave tomorrow, so I'd like to have an early morning call.
writeen or spoken agreement intended to be enforceable by law
What do you intend to do? (Co zamierzasz zrobić?) May I ask how long you intend to stay here? (Czy mogę spytać jak długo zamierzacie tu zostać?
I didn't intend her to hear the conversation. They intend to go to Croatia next year.
I intended it as a surprise so I didn’t say anything.
We finished later than we had intended.
Words often have several different meanings and we can tell which meaning is intended only by seeing how the word is used.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?

31. help


Help yourself.
Tom and Mary are both very kind and will help anybody who asks.
I told her that if I could be of any use I would be glad to help.
Unable to accomplish the task by himself, he turned to me for help.
I wish I could figure out how to convince Tom to help us.
If you can't go to an English-speaking country to study, perhaps you can find an English native speaker living nearby that can help you learn English.
Could you stick around after the party and help me clean up?
He had gone there to help garbage workers strike peacefully for better pay and working conditions.
Not only did he refuse to help me, but also he scolded me.
Will you have a little time this weekend to help me with my French?
He's the last person I would ask help from, because he is completely unreliable.
Pigeons can find their way home with the help of the Earth's magnetic field.
Defensive driving can help you avoid accidents.
She wanted to lose weight and she thought smoking would help her.
Vaccinations help prevent childhood diseases.

32. fail


It looks like the peace talks are failing.
All right, do it your own way, but don't blame me if you fail.
I've failed.
Right now my score in Cooking is about 45 out of 100. Great isn't it? That's not a fail!
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
In North America it is against the law to fail to fasten your seatbelt.
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.
Given our interdependence, any world order that elevates one nation or group of people over another will inevitably fail. So whatever we think of the past, we must not be prisoners of it.
enterpreneurs fail
It's a perfect strategy, it can't fail
"Movies that are badly made usually fail at the box office."
when something such as a machine or an important part of your body fails, it stops working properly
Promise you will never fail me. What happens if a player fails to turn up for a game?
Well-trained dogs rarely fail to follow instructions.
The time would fail me if I were to recite all the big names in history whose exploits are perfectly irrational and even shocking to the business mind.

33. demand


How to meet future energy demand is a big question we must consider.
to demand
Decency, security, and liberty alike demand that government officials shall be subjected to the same rules of conduct that are commands to the citizen.
The Parisian police, he said, "are exceedingly able in their way. They are persevering, ingenious, cunning, and thoroughly versed in the knowledge which their duties seem chiefly to demand."
This new model of car is so popular that they have had to open a new factory to meet the demand.
The current imbalance between supply and demand is considered to reflect structural changes on the demand side, rather than being a cyclical phenomenon.
In Japan there are a lot of translations from English to Japanese and from Japanese to English, but there isn't much real demand for Japanese to Spanish or Spanish to Japanese.
As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.
I'm afraid this sounds like a demand, but could you return the money I lent you the other day?
They vote in secret, may seek public office, and may demand the removal of public officials who behave improperly.
What Microsoft is launching is a beta version of its "NetShow streaming server"; it supplies video and audio on demand.
Sales at the company zoomed thanks to brisk export demand, but profit did not keep up because of intense competition.
"I want to know who threw away the batteriries." He demanded to know who threw away the batteriries
Women should demand more respect. (Kobiety powinny domagać się większego szacunku.) Who gave you the right to demand anything? (Kto dał ci prawo, żeby czegokolwiek żądać?)
According to the author Joe Marconi, books that are labeled "Harvard Classics" can demand twice the price.

34. ask


Ask me anything!
Well, I'll surely ask again.
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
I immediately wrote a letter to ask her, but she did not reply.
People ask you for criticism, but they only want praise.
If you ask me, reading comics is a complete waste of time.
He took my umbrella without bothering to ask.
If anyone was to ask what the point of the story is, I really don't know.
He's the last person I would ask help from, because he is completely unreliable.
Our section chief always makes a face at me when I ask him for something.
Why ask me? Wouldn't it be better to do it yourself?
I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.
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.
Ask and you shall receive.
People sometimes ask me what I'm going to do when I retire.

35. 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. "

36. similar


The important point to note is that both parties offered similar solutions to this problem.
If you take a close look, you'll find that your friends and you have similar personalities.
NASA says three of 22 space missions that carried generators similar to Galileo's ended in accidents.
similar to
When Chokichi thought listlessly about this winter, and the similar winter before and the one before that, he vividly experienced the fact that as people grow older, they gradually lose their happiness.
As far as restaurants, canteens, cafeterias or similar things are concerned, "feedback" may be the wrong word.
Saxophonists often double on flutes, which have similar fingerings to their primary instruments.
Our engineers compared this information with similar products being sold in Japan and concluded that they might compete very well.
We encounter similar difficulties when we substitute rectangles for triangles in this configuration.
It's possible that the drinking water has chlorine, lead, or similar contaminants in it.
Pepperberg hoped that a similar system would help Alex grasp the meaning of words, not just their sounds.
A display, aka monitor, is an appliance that displays video signal of still images and moving pictures produced by a computer or similar device.
As a similar feature it is noted that students engaged in fund-raising activities rarely contribute money they have earned themselves.
Something which is similar to something else has many things the same, although it is not exactly the same.

English word "to"(similar) occurs in sets:

Adjectives + prepositions
Adjectiv + Prepositions

37. accustomed


He's accustomed to traveling.
The more countries a language is spoken in, the less important it is to sound like a native speaker, since speakers of that language are accustomed to hearing various dialects.
I am becoming accustomed to the severe climate here bit by bit.
He soon got accustomed to dormitory life and made two or three friends.
You must be quite accustomed to using chopsticks by now.
I'm accustomed to sleeping in a room without air conditioning.
He quickly accustomed himself to his new surroundings.
He was accustomed to flying alone, and he had flown this route in his imagination many times.
I became accustomed to public speaking, so I think that's been useful when taking job interviews.
Seeing something in a different context than the accustomed one can be surprising.
With this tutorial you will use the sample manga to become accustomed to the procedures for seeing the manga including download.
In those days, I was accustomed to taking a walk before breakfast.
She quickly became accustomed to his messy ways. I'm not accustomed to being treated like this
I'm not accustomed to being treated like this / She performed the task with her accustomed ease
If you wanted to live in Alaska, what kind of wonders would you have to get accustomed to?

English word "to"(accustomed) occurs in sets:

Use of english B2 phrasal verbs

38. mean


He is mean.
If you raise an eyebrow, it can mean "I want to have sex with you", but also "I find that what you just said is completely idiotic."
When my doctor told me to eat more vegetables, he didn't mean French fries.
The plants' mean height was 10,3 centimetres but some of them were as high as 15 centimetres.
He’s not very nice. He can be quite mean.
I mean it's just another manifestation of internet addiction really.
They don't use 'celeb' to mean 'rich man' over there. By which I determine that you are Japanese.
Although it's "Mac OS X", that doesn't mean that the Mac OS code itself has been upgraded to a new version.
The Waterfront's success could mean that other cities soon follow, creating areas that offer people a new kind of city living, with all the benefits and none of the stress, noise and pollution of crowded centres.
Did you know that when you say "America", it can mean the USA or the continent of both Americas?
It's written abazure (bitch). Surely this must mean a slut?
What do we mean by "global optimization"? It's kind of like if I gave you a pair of binoculars and told you to find me the highest mountain in the world, using only your eyes.
Being "really busy" does not mean running around and acting like you don't have time for anyone or anything.
In particular, it is customary for actual examples of use of the harmonic mean to generally cover "average speed," and explain no further than that.

39. prefer


I prefer coffee.
As a rule, I prefer people who deal with matters of this kind directly with those involved.
Westerners, in general, prefer to avoid such topics unless the other person brings them up.
I think I prefer this room as it was, before we decorated it.
I prefer traditional characters. Due to the abundance of reading materials in simplified characters, I can recognize many of them too.
Fifty-two per cent of British women prefer chocolate to sex.
I happen to prefer champagne to ditchwater, but there is no reason to suppose that the cosmos does.
The reason I prefer to go to Japan is that the people in Japan are hardworking and have honest personalities.
Japanese seem to prefer picking a marriage partner as much like themselves as possible, finding a job that provides security and slow but steady advancement, and putting money in the bank.
Of all the men that I dislike, my husband is certainly the one that I prefer.
It may not appeal to some, but I prefer to remain a salaried man; I don't have to worry so much about making both ends meet.
Whenever I translate something from English into Spanish, I prefer to use the familiar "tú" instead of the formal "usted".
So, now. What Disney character do you prefer? I prefer Minnie Mouse, and you? Prefer means to like better.
There have been a lot of clothes lately that fit tightly and I don't like it. I prefer clothes with a loose design.

40. choose


Choose one.
Those who choose not to read have no advantage over those who can't read.
If you want to sound like a native speaker, it's easier if you choose one dialect and stick with it. Native speakers don't usually mix dialects in everyday speaking.
The best way to really know a person is to see how he behaves when he is absolutely free to choose.
If it were absolutely necessary to choose, I would rather be guilty of an immoral act than of a cruel one.
Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children.
The best thing in the world for a man is to choose a good wife, the worst being to mistakenly choose an ill-suited one.
Would you send, by real mail, some brochures that will help me to choose a hotel?
One of the important differences between Japanese and Americans is that Japanese tend to choose a safe course in life, while Americans choose to explore and challenge life.
When I use a word, Humpty Dumpty said, it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less.
Those who choose to retire can do so as early as sixty-two, although starting to draw their Social Security distributions at that age would mean that the payments would be reduced by twenty percent.
Choose three words or phrases relating to your topic that other students might find interesting and useful and present them to the class.
I was surprised to come across vending machines that sell cans of coffee, where you can even choose between hot and cold ones.

41. addicted


She was addicted to the relationship with the wrong man.
Many criminals in America are addicted to drugs.
A person who is addicted to work is called a workaholic.
When I was a boy, I was addicted to reading detective stories.
Something you should know about me is that I'm addicted to computer games.
He's addicted to gambling.
I'm addicted to translating sentences from French into English on Tatoeba, and Spanish is tempting me sorely.
It's not an exaggeration to say that Mrs. Smith is addicted to TV.
I'm addicted to Tatoeba.
Mary is addicted to drugs.
It is, I think, an indisputable fact that Americans are, as Americans, the most self-conscious people in the world, and the most addicted to the belief that the other nations of the earth are in a conspiracy to undervalue them.
It did not take James very long to get addicted. He's addicted to computer games.
You're addicted to Netflix. You need to go outside!
to be addicted to something
My kids are addicted to surfing the internet.

42. different


You look different.
I consider the Jehovah's witnesses who knock on my door all the time to be no different from religious zealots trying to force their beliefs on me.
Mathematicians are like French people: whatever you tell them they translate it into their own language and turn it into something totally different.
Jo's very different from her sister, isn't she? The house is different to how I expected it to be. I had to go to three different shops to find the book she wanted.
It's difficult to give an objective definition of terrorism, as it is practically different in every country.
Our teacher also said that her wedding wouldn't be the same as other people's; we asked how it would be different, but she didn't say.
Here ... the sound of the cicadas is different. "Oh my, I'm impressed you noticed. You've got a good sense of pitch!"
Using English with him, I feel that we are both at different levels, at least from a linguistic point of view.
The methods used to overcome stress are different for men and women: drinking is the major method used by men, while women deal with stress by chatting.
That's not what I mean. Sex discrimination, female discrimination, whatever, men and women are just different.
I preferred wearing my Hawaiian T-shirt and green shorts to be cool and different, but I quickly got used to the white shirt and black slacks.
I'm teaching basic participial constructions now, but, with regard to those below, what different ways of translating them would everybody use?
Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them; and each mind perceives a different beauty.
These two have completely different patterning but no difference is seen in their internal morphology so it seems that they are considered the same.

43. solution


There isn't any solution.
A fault common to scientists is mistakenly believing that every problem has a technical solution.
I found a solution, but I found it so fast that it can't be the right solution.
I was on the point of giving up when I suddenly hit upon the solution.
The iPad would be a perfect solution for me if it could properly display web pages with Flash content.
His explanation that a solution would take time didn't satisfy anyone.
You see, Kyohei, this question ... it's about saline solution but ...
That was a 'cutting the Gordian knot' type of solution.
Wilson's solution is similar to Hudson's in that they used the same constants.
The 5% topical solution was ineffective at reducing eczema outbreaks.
I don't mind your groping in the dark for a solution, but I wish you'd come to a decision.
I know that if we discuss it, we can find a solution that will satisfy both of us.
Thus, this is an ad hoc solution - good in practice but theoretically weak.
Have you considered the applicability of a software solution? Of course not. We're a small business that hand-makes wooden cookware.
I invented a new solution for the installation of safety barriers

44. opposed


The bill was passed by a majority, although the Socialist Party was strongly opposed to it.
Several workers opposed the manager's suggestion.
Lincoln opposed slavery.
He's opposed to racial discrimination.
I'm sorry, but I am opposed to this project.
Her new novel is really interesting as opposed to her last one.
Mary opposed her son's decision to get married.
He condemned those who opposed his policies.
The Catholic Church is opposed to divorce.
In ethical terms, a great many people are opposed to gene therapy.
Everyone opposed it, but they got married all the same.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
I'm opposed to political power being monopolized within a clique.
Red, as opposed to green, is a sign of danger.
A diametrically opposed kinship pattern is to be observed among certain South Sea Island communities.

45. relevant


relevant information
Roche gave me the relevant grants to use this specific SQL statements
If it's relevant to my work, I want to talk about it.
I have some relevant information for you. For further information, please refer to the relevant leaflet
When you apply for the job, tell us if you have any relevant experience.
A relevant provision on this issue has been introduced in the Presidency compromise.
They tend to pause and look for advanced vocabulary when conversing instead of saying the first relevant word or phrase which springs to mind.
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
I hope this expense report contains all the relevant business expenses because I'm not paying a cent more after this.
Please ensure that you attach all the relevant documents to your application
The ​point is ​highly relevant to this ​discussion. ​plans to make ​schooling more relevant to ​life beyond ​school
The scientist corresponds with colleagues in order to learn about matters relevant to her own research.
Kouider says this information is relevant to parents and to anyone else interested in early education. / Is this attitude as relevant today as it once was? / Clearly, this boss ought to be offering this critique directly to the relevant employee.
Remember to take all the horizontal and vertical measurements of the space when you are establishing the physical characteristics of a space, it will be impossible for you to do your job without all the relevant measurements.
Moreover, they underscored the need for providing policy relevant ready-to-use scientific results and methodology.

46. rude


You are rude.
I thought the little boy who was staring and pointing at the foreigner was very rude.
If you want to make friends with other students, you can't be rude.
Don't you think it's rude to give people such a curt reply like that?
It's only manners to tackle all out a game that they have gone all out in creating. Pressing the pause button is just rude!
We have no more right to say a rude thing to another than to knock him down.
In the last few years he has developed the bad habit of being rude to his friends.
Jane is fat and rude, and smokes too much. However, Ken thinks she's lovely and charming. That's why they say love is blind.
It depends on the person, but using "sir" for women (a title of honour for men) is very rude.
speaking or behaving in a way that is not polite and is likely to offend or annoy people. (I didn't mean to be rude, but I had to leave early.)
rude shacks
Big cities often have a reputation for being rude, unfriendly places for tourists.
He's rude and unpleasant so nobody likes him
Some people think it’s rude not to wait for a woman to go through a door first.
In most societies, it's rude to refer to someone in the third person when he or she is standing right there.

47. encourage


Networking sites may encourage us to invent details about our social lives.
we were encourage
American industry makes various attempts to find and encourage brilliant students from abroad.
Please refrain from posts that might encourage conflict.
Reading science fiction sometimes does much to encourage a scientific view of the universe.
the passage encouraged me to put away the old personality and to put on the new personality which was created according to God 's will.
to give someone the courage or confidence to do something. I want to thank everyone who has encouraged and supported me.
talk or behave in a way that makes somebody else more confident to do something; My friend encouraged me to write a novel.
In some companies, like Google and the Huffington Post, workplace naps are positively encouraged. They're seen as a way to make staff more productive.
Programs to encourage economic development include investment subsidies
The UK government is currently studying how to encourage people to change their eating habits.
module 2 is designed to encourage studens to prepare systems that will
It’s meant to encourage debate about the treatment of people with disabilities
My parents have always encouraged me in my choice of career. Banks actively encouraged people to borrow money.
It is imperative that we should encourage participatory forms of decision-making.

48. deserve


Many people argue that these stars deserve their earnings for a number of important reasons.
deserved victory
He was bored with his wife, an excellent woman he didn't deserve.
A son who could not learn to paddle his own canoe does not deserve to inherit his father's fortune.
I haven't bought a pair of shoes for six months; I deserve a new pair so I think I'll go buy them!
Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
You're always lying- that's why people don't take you seriously. You get what you deserve.
People who are made much of by the public are not always those who most deserve it.
/dezerw/ * You deserve a rest *have earned sth because of your good or bad actions or behaviour (+ to be..He deserves to be promoted)
(get) Kim deserves ... the job. She's a very strong candidate.
She was the best singer in the competition and really deserved first prize
If anyone deserves to be wrapped up in seaweed and buried in mud, it's you.
After torturing a fortune-teller by tickling him to death for several hours, Christopher Columbus placed the noob toy in a treasure chest with the inscription: "To the great pirate of the future Al-Sayib: Noobs always deserve it."

49. prepare


My mother said there was nothing I could do to completely prepare for parenthood.
If I don't go to the supermarket, I won't be able to prepare anything to eat this evening.
Your response is greatly appreciated and will enable us to prepare more efficiently.
He'll be back in two hours. In the meantime, let's prepare dinner.
My robot will prepare meals, clean, wash dishes, and perform other household tasks.
prepare meal
Please prepare a CD player so that you can quickly playback the sound you want to record.
We have to look the future straight in the eye and prepare to get through the coming crisis.
I am a little bit afraid that he will not prepare anything because I have not seen a presentation of his with presentation material.
Scott, prepare the advertising budget right now!
Prepare five postcard sized pieces of cardboard.
About the camp coming up, we'll prepare the food so could you arrange three cars?
To prepare means to get ready for something. When you prepare for a test, you'll get a better score than if you don’t.
Mohandas had been back in India for two years, and once again he prepared to leave
We can prepare to offer you a special discount of 5% for the STL#3456, on condition that you place an order for more than 15 at one time.

50. remind


What does this hat remind you of?
Let me remind you again that March 31st is the due date.
The group put up posters to remind people that noise is harmful.
I must remind myself
We remind you that our terms are 60 days net.
Such a one alone can remind us of our faults.
We remind you that all library books are due to be returned by 15th October.
All I could mumble in response was that when I was a man of fifty, my mother would lean out of the window when I left and remind me not to drive too fast.
All the vibraslap does is remind everyone of the band Cake, which may be undesirable in some situations.
Don’t forget to water the plants. He reminded me to water the plants.
That reminds me, you forgot your rat tonic,” said Hermione
Use the information below the video to remind yourself how to help someone who is having a stroke.
Mum asked me to remind her to buy cabbage at the grocer’s.
The only thing I can remind him is to take medecine.
remind someone to / of / about something. I can’t think of his name – can you remind me? I need the notes to remind me what to say.

51. 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.

52. harmful


We often eat foods which are harmful to our health without knowing it.
Luckily, the treatment was only ineffective instead of harmful.
There's a chance that tap water may contain harmful substances like chlorine and lead.
Insecticides are agricultural chemicals that exterminate insects harmful to plants.
I've heard that people can eat cat food without any harmful effects.
Forests regulate the water cycle and take away harmful carbon dioxide.
The group put up posters to remind people that noise is harmful.
harmful to health
Let's remove harmful books from circulation. Starting first with the bibles that have spread all over the world.
TV is harmful in that it keeps your mind in a passive state.
You only have to make a few foreign friends to understand how harmful national stereotypes are.
I find those comments very exaggerated and very harmful.
Some groups of people are trying to stop it because they think it’s harmful and unfair.
Encyclopedia of things considered harmful.
Strontium 90: One of the radioisotopes of strontium; part of radioactive fallout, harmful to human health.

English word "to"(harmful) occurs in sets:

verbs/adjectives, nouns with propositions G, H, Q

53. objection


I have no objection to paying a special fee if it is necessary.
Your objection has been noted.
If there is no objection, we will close the meeting now.
I have a strong objection to being treated like this.
I have no objection
Any such objection must be referred to the chairman of the meeting, whose decision is final.
His conduct is open to grave objection.
Mr. Thomas had no objection to Mr. White being elected chairman.
I'm also in favour so it's three to one. And thus your objection is overruled.
I'm quite all right if you have no objection to it.
The definition of an objection is a statement of disapproval or a reason to dislike something.
I will send you my objections regarding this project.
Her objection to/against the plan is based on incorrect facts.
People always make objections to tax rises.
What objection – I mean what reason for disagreeing – is she raising?

54. married


We're married.
In our culture, we can't be married to two women at once.
Tom believes that getting married to Mary was the best thing he's ever done.
Are you seriously thinking about getting married again at your age?
Married people sometimes wish they were single.
Tom's parents don't want Tom and Mary to live together until after they are married.
By the time you get out of jail, she'll probably have gotten married.
More and more married couples share household chores.
She knew what it was like for married women to look after houses, husbands and children.
From the way they talked, I presumed they were married.
It wasn't until long after they got married that Tom found out that Mary was wanted for murder.
After getting married, my wife put on five pounds.
After I got married, my Japanese got better and I could understand more.
She blames me for the fact that our married life isn't going well.
I didn't know if I was coming or going the week before I got married.

English word "to"(married) occurs in sets:

kartkówka przyimki

55. cruel


Life is cruel.
That cruel soldier has been brought to justice.
He could not bear to think of his dog being sold to that cruel man.
The long cruel winter at last came to an end, giving place to a gentle warm spring.
Murdering elephants, tigers and other endangered species is not just cruel; it's also illegal.
In a way, life is a cruel thing. It holds major problems in store for each one of us.
If it were absolutely necessary to choose, I would rather be guilty of an immoral act than of a cruel one.
Peer helpers made the teacher's job a lot easier, but established a cruel hierarchy among the students.
No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
an activity that is cruel causes unnecessary suffering to people or animals. If people are cruel, they deliberately cause suffering to other people or animals
cruel events or situations make people suffer in a way that seems
He'd been cruel to turn away from her for even a moment.
Soon after the end of World War 1, people never thought such a hateful and cruel war would break out again.

56. tend


I don't like coffee too much, but I tend to have a cup once in a while.
Companies with diversified holdings tend to weather economics shocks better.
Women tend to
In nostalgic moments we may tend to think of childhood as a time of almost unbroken happiness.
In Japan you tend to use your personal seal, but actually a signature would often suffice.
Bears also tend to sleep more during the day than at night, although in the summer, with twenty-four hours of light, this does not apply.
I want to disappear somewhere! I tend to feel like that in sultry summers.
One of the important differences between Japanese and Americans is that Japanese tend to choose a safe course in life, while Americans choose to explore and challenge life.
Men have a longer ring finger than index finger, while both fingers tend to be the same length for women.
To the chagrin of many Western composers, steel drums, or steelpans, tend not to be fully chromatic.
Technically, drugs that cause miosis can relieve the PNS effects of those causing mydriasis since sympathetic and parasympathetic stimulation tend to negate each others' effects.
Many Americans are uncomfortable with silence, and they tend to regard silence in a conversation as a signal that they need to start talking.
Wan, with wilted brown leaves, the plants seemed as depressed as the people who tended them.
I think people who shoot their victims tend not to strangle them and vice versa.
Hence, he said that laws against racial and religious insult tend to backfire, noting that while such laws are ostensibly on the books to protect social harmony, they have the opposite effect.

57. belong


The Japanese tend to identify themselves with the group they belong to.
When you’ve finished, put the cassettes back where they belong.
I belong to Adam.
Any industrial property rights relating to the Product Specification shall belong to ABC Inc.
Who do you belong to? Wrapped around his feet was a small cat. It was a fluffy grey striped cat.
Humans are amphibians — half spirit and half animal.... As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.
The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming, and seeks to be feared rather than loved. To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history.
Any result obtained through the execution of the Commissioned Business shall belong to each party hereto.
I don't want to belong to the elite at all. It's already enough for me to be the best.
You belong in a better place than this.
In fact history does not belong to us but rather we to it. Long before we understand ourselves through the process of self-examination, we understand ourselves in a self-evident way in the family, society, and state in which we live.
The world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit. Try, if you can, to belong to the first class. There’s far less competition.
We want to check and correct in priority sentences that do not belong to anyone.
I belong here with you, not down south.
I would never want to belong to any club that would have someone like me for a member.

English word "to"(belong) occurs in sets:

verbs/adjectives, nouns with propositions B
zdanie pytające

58. allergic


Probably you are allergic to pollen or dust.
Are you allergic to any medicine?
I'm allergic to aspirin, penicillin, and sulfamides.
Tom has to be careful about what he eats at restaurants because he's allergic to many foods.
Tom is allergic to peanuts.
My nephew is allergic to eggs.
She bought him a dog. However, he was allergic to dogs, so they had to give it away.
I'm allergic to some medicine.
Some people are allergic to wheat.
I'm allergic to fish.
I am allergic to pollen.
I've left out the nuts in this recipe because Delia's allergic to them.
She's allergic to going out.
I have allergic rhinitis.
I was given a scare by a doctor I interviewed for the TV program who warned me not to rest easy just because I had no allergic symptoms at the moment.

59. tell


Don't tell me.
My love for you won't let me tell you everything. Some things are better left unsaid.
The twins were so alike that it was difficult to tell them apart.
Didn't you tell me yesterday that you and your boyfriend had broken up?
Let me tell you what's going to happen if you don't start behaving yourself.
Selena Gomez and the Scene also had good luck with their first album, "Kiss and Tell." It has sold more than a million copies around the world.
A good poker player can tell when someone's bluffing.
Can you tell us about your experience in developing technical materials?
Find things out for yourself instead of having a parent or a teacher tell you.
If anyone comes in my absence, tell him that I won't come back till evening.
If you go anywhere, you had better tell your mother first.
If I wanted to scare you, I would tell you what I dreamt about a few weeks ago.
It never occurred to me that he might tell a lie.
The way he talks and acts, you can tell he's a redneck.
Can you tell the difference between an American and a Canadian?

60. unable


I'm unable to help you.
Unable to prove his innocence, he was forced to leave his native town.
In the end, because of the disease, he became unable to walk and had to use a motorized wheelchair to get around.
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!
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
And then I breathe a sigh from melancholy in being unable to do anything about it.
At first, we could make ends meet, but as it continued we became unable to cover our expenses.
Unable to bear her miseries, she ran away from her husband.
Because of the high unemployment rate, men are often unable to find a regular job and and support their families.
Chris could not conceal his sadness when he heard that Beth had been unable to find his valuable watch.
TEPCO is unable to stop the flow of dirty water contaminated with highly radioactive material.
A fish out of water is a metaphor for being unable to use your talents due to a change of environment.
Fathers and teachers, I ponder, "What is hell?" I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.