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dyr in English:

1. animals animals


He loves animals.
I've heard that you don't eat green leafy vegetables. You say that it is food for animals.
The twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac come from eleven kinds of animals originating in nature, namely the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, horse, snake, monkey, rooster, dog and pig, as well as the legendary form of the dragon, and are used as a calendar.
Some scientists think that dolphins are the most intelligent animals in the world except for man, and that we may be able to talk with them one day.
And in many countries, where the animals are already under pressure because their homes are being destroyed by agriculture, things can get even worse.
Are you creating for us a future world where there is a greater danger of skin cancer, weakened bodies, less food and fewer plants and animals?
The superior man is affected towards animals: having seen them alive, he cannot bear to see them die; having heard their cries, he cannot bear to eat their flesh.
The three animals tried to help the old man, the monkey using its ability to climb to collect fruit and nuts, and the fox catching fish in the stream to bring to him.
Korean mental hospitals have been compared to concentration camps. Patients are said to be treated like animals who are subjected to violence and maltreatment rather than therapy.
Carl Linnaeus is famous for his early classifications of thousands of animals and plant species.
Without doubt, what people worship first is what they see most often; for example, the animals that had the closest connection to people's lives, like the horse, the cow, the sheep, the rooster, the dog and so on.
A dead deer being pecked by vultures, remains partly eaten by other animals, that sort of rotten meat is called 'carrion'.
Our ancestors used animals to name the years of people's births as their lives were closely connected to these animals.
The other animals of the forest came to watch the wedding dance, and they, too, danced all night in the moonlight.
All social animals use some methods of communication to exchange information and to maintain an orderly community.

English word "dyr"(animals) occurs in sets:

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2. expensive expensive


It's too expensive!
Expensive meals can't compensate for lack of sleep.
It will make most Americans uncomfortable if you insist on their accepting expensive gifts.
We ate a delicious steak dinner at a very expensive restaurant.
An expensive watch is not necessarily a good one.
I always buy a top quality product even if it is slightly more expensive.
Keeping up with the Joneses is expensive in rich town like Beverly Hills.
Expensive things often prove more economical in the long run.
The expensive machine turned out to be of no use.
What a waste to buy such an expensive machine even though he doesn't even know how to use computers.
Yoshio said he would pay as much as 15000 yen for a new pair of basketball shoes, but I thought that was quite expensive.
Unfortunately the expensive automobile that I purchased last week has broken down.
He decided not to buy the house, because in the first place it was too expensive, and in the second place it was too far from his office.
Soft wool is more expensive than coarse wool and both are superior to synthetics made of nylon.
And not only that, the goods in the company shop were usually more expensive than elsewhere.

English word "dyr"(expensive) occurs in sets:

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