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way in English:

1. way way


That's the way.
Somehow you must find a way to finish this work in one month.
Allied military leaders found a way to defeat the Japanese plan.
Such a person will often go a block out of his way to avoid meeting a person of the opposite sex.
If it isn't out of your way, please take this letter to the post office.
Call me every few days, and in that way we can keep in touch if something happens.
They knew that doing their work cheerfully is the only way to make routine work bearable.
I'd like to help, but I think I'd just get in your way.
I can't think of any other way of getting him to accept our proposal.
It is said that Japanese people don't celebrate Christmas the way Americans do.
She said that her husband hit her, but in fact it was the other way around.
I wonder why he was suddenly dropped from the team half way through.
Louis Braille, who was blind from the age of three, invented a way for the blind to read.
We humans have a great way of twisting facts to fit our conclusion as soon as we have made one.
Women like men the way they like their coffee: strong and hot to keep them awake all night long.

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

Nicholas' Sight Words
sight words week 7

2. on on


It's so hot that you could cook an egg on the hood of a car.
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.
on the table
I think it's dangerous to climb a mountain on a day when it's stormy.
We pigged out on pizza and chicken at lunchtime.
The background check on Tom turned up suspiciously little.
Tom boiled some eggs on the rocket stove that he had just built.
Tom lives on a farm with his wife, Mary, not too far from Boston.
You walk on and I'll catch up with you later.
He knows that his critics are waiting to pounce on any slip that he makes.
People often lie about what they did on the weekend, so their friends won't realize how boring they really are.
Even though there were many cookies on the dish, I only ate three.
A bust of Aristotle stands on a pedestal in the entryway.
If it's okay for her to buy a knife, then why on earth can't I?
On Friday evenings, a group of us with spouses working overseas meet at Chuck's Bar and Grill.

English word "way"(on) occurs in sets:

prepositions sritions

3. path path


Although each person follows a different path, our destinations are the same.
A critically wounded elephant went berserk and attacked every living thing in his path.
Consider the path.
Right, while we're taking a walk anyway, we could like go along the woodland path and enjoy a little stroll through the forest…
He is one of the rottenest fellows that have ever crossed my path.
He who wants to travel the path of wisdom must not fear failure, for no matter how much progress he makes, his goal remains unattainably far off.
Nay, since you will not love, would I were growing A happy daisy, in the garden path That so your silver foot might press me going, Might press me going even unto death.
He who walks the straight and narrow path must resist temptations of all sorts.
At the end of the path there was a mailbox. One day, there was an exciting letter in it, and it was for me.
Fighter jets were scrambled to intercept an airliner that deviated from its flight path.
Every rugby player’s path is hard.
A pathway of flowers is laid out in Independence Square
That car in the middle of the path is an inconvenience.
I wish people would stop throwing away empty cans and other trash along the path up the mountain.
It is really no great secret that the right move in each position is the sure path to victory.

4. approach


Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
In March, the Government rejected the rigid "predict and provide' approach of building 55,000 homes a year advocated by a panel of inquiry led by Prof Stephen Crow.
scienistfic approach
With their onboard cameras and unlimited courage, drones could approach enemy lines and document troop movements and strategies without risking human lives.
If you float a one yen coin on water and move a magnet slowly towards it then the coin will approach the magnet.
Joy, beautiful spark of the gods, daughter of Elysium, we approach fire-drunk, heavenly One, your shrine.
An exclusively behavioral approach to psychology ignores family problems, school situations, and a host of other issues that can adversely affect a child's emotional and psychological growth.
From the standpoint of architectural design, there can be more alternatives to this approach.
As Tom and Mary approached the station, they saw their train pull out / They approached the tourists and asked them for money / Christmas is fast approaching / Tom can't decide which approach to take / Tom heard footsteps approaching
Your retirement is approaching. Are you happy? (Nadchodzi twoja emerytura. Cieszysz się?)
Whatever your approach, the most important thing is to relax, have fun and make learning English an enjoyable experience.
In my view, the Commission has been somewhat cautious in taking up this approach.
Confidently approach and build rapport with your customers to identify their needs and sell only the right product(s)
a way of dealing with a particular problem or situation, especially a way that has been carefully thought about or planned The main advantage of this approach is its simplicity.

5. route


There was a smash-up out on Route 66 today.
Present-day Japan is going down the route to self destruction, isn't it?
Ile mountain route.
Imogen of the Internet, having seen Flickr's entire photo collection, will never take the scenic route again.
After weighing all these considerations, the promoters will present their scheme in the form of a private bill; however, they might find themselves forced to alter the route in order to meet criticisms in Parliament.
Toss it into the air and it follows a preprogrammed route, snapping high‐resolution images that are then integrated into maps and 3‐D models.
The surveyor could also advise the promoters which route could be most easily—and therefore most cheaply—constructed.
It then became necessary to settle the best route for the line to follow; and that was determined, in the first place, by the shape of the land it had to cross.
Route 12 stops near the opera house.
The regular bus number 5 route now takes half an hour longer.
Our route is still unclear, so we need to work on it.
I tried various routes but the roads were blocked.
I like black routes and my wife likes blue routes.
I've been trying to find a new route to my work since traffic is so bad right now.
He was accustomed to flying alone, and he had flown this route in his imagination many times.

6. 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 "way"(to) occurs in sets:

Gerunds and infinitives

7. No way would I



English word "way"(No way would I) occurs in sets:

Unit 4.3 expressing preferences

8. made one's way