Her parents abandoned her at an early age.
Sailors abandoned the ship when storm approached
Both players showed their ability to hit the ball hard.
The figures about sales of shoes, he gave were not accurate.
"I managed to acquire all the books for exam that I needed"
Some schools do not give weightage to extracurricular activities.
There is an acute shortage of water in our area.
Indian students adapt themselves easily according to the foreign culture.
"If you want to stay alive, you better learn to adapt," Elise advised.
The huge amount of polluting compounds produced will adversely affect humans and the environment.
The govt. must allocate pensions for the retired.
The vision of the Almighty is full of majesty and peace.
Alley stepped out on the stage amid the cheers of the audience, bowed and talked about his experience.
The national park has thousands of ancient archaeological sites.
It’s an anthology of “geeky” short stories.
The results of his trip to the mortal world would forever alter his life.
They had no alternative but to drive the additional distance.
He had no alternative but to leave.
It was amazing how things returned to normal so quickly when they got on the plane.
It was amazing how much they could change in less than a week.
There are a number of specific issues left somewhat ambiguous in the document.
He became a member of a literary society in Cambridge, known as the Anthology Club.
I anticipate good marks in my test because I have been studying really hard this session.
I was thinking of my friend John when suddenly he appeared on the street in front of me.
Physical appearance appears to be a powerful determinant of one's first impression of an individual.
I find her appearance attractive.
I appreciate your concern, but I'm afraid there is nothing I can do about it.
There are often several approaches to diagnosing and treating a health problem.
Informal language is not appropriate when you write academic papers.
The site was rediscovered by a British archaeologist in 1852 after six years of searching.
There is a type of bird which migrates a total distance of about 18,000 miles each year, from the Arctic to the Antarctic.
Agriculture is arguably poorer member’s highest priority.
It is also arguable that such conduct would fall foul of the Human Rights Act 1998.
The landlady came up herself to arouse the fire.
He is well-dressed, articulate and eager to escape.
We just happen to be really good and articulate with speech.
She doesn't usually associate with her co-workers.
She has worked as associate producer on a number of small, independent films.
The audience gave him a standing ovation.
Certain groups are demanding an autonomous Sikh state in India
The two cover articles belittle the Starr report--one on legal grounds, the other on literary grounds.
The Assyrian armies of Sennacherib destroyed Israel and moved southward to besiege Jerusalem.
The Canadian team accused the French judge of being biased towards the Russian couple in the Olympic figure skating competition.
When it comes to biodiversity, all land is definitely not created equal.
Loss of biodiversity translates into economic losses to agriculture, medicine and the biotech industries.
Bioengineering and other advanced science fields are becoming very prominent in these times.
They made camp at the bottom of a crescent shaped dune.
We braced the ceiling with some wooden supports while the new beam was put in place.
This revolution did not happen overnight, nor was it the brainchild of a single entrepreneur.
Please try to keep this discussion brief; everyone is tired, and wants to go home.
Winds buffeted the tent.
The wind buffeted him.
Trees arched over the road, forming a canopy of leaves.
In addition, each cell is in contact with a number of capillaries.
The party is very casual, so you don't need to wear anything special.
The rain finally ceased falling just after midnight.
The first serious challenge of this new government is to bring the budget under control.
The policeman was given a citation for bravery after saving a child from a burning car.
The government has announced plans to classify videos so that parents will know if a film is okay for young viewers.
Many of Canada's cities are clustered along the American border.
If anyone can coax an unwilling soul out of a human brain, you can.
At a higher cognitive level, you might be comparing what you read with your own experiences
It is a coincidence that the show opened in the current delicate economic climate.
Now scientists are exploiting this coincidence to treat the cancer with avaccine that targets the virus and slows tumor regrowth.
Now the rains turn the roofs to sludge, which causes buildings to collapse.
If you take government out of the equation, they collapse.
Her job is to train soldiers in hand-to-hand combat.
Two dropped out because of combat wounds that required attention.
Seventy per cent of the trade is in textbooks, which leaves publishers are relatively small commercial market.
Yet today, signs of commercial success are everywhere.
The science community laments that people deny the evidence science produces.
People want to know who has achieved success now, today, in our community.
The developers have missed a trick with the free companion app, though.
Money usually traveled with a companion called trouble.
"This business is more complex than I thought," he admitted.
To understand those more complex historical issues, students must know the approximate dates of the famine.
On top, place a container without a drain hole, and conceal it with more pebbles.
In the living room, they created a built in display case to showcase art and conceal stereo equipment.
Sometimes the audio would cut out as well, which made it harder for them to concentrate.
They would concentrate on capturing the intentions of computer users.
The whole concept is ridiculous.
There were three bedrooms and an open concept kitchen dining area with a cathedral ceiling.
A distinction must either be real or purely conceptual.
He is a highly conceptual, creative human being, whose ability to generate new ideas it NOT LIMITED by any mechanical obstacle.
The surface configuration of almost all the strip is remarkably uniform.
Afterwards in conjunction with Brandenburg and Denmark he attacked Charles XI.
The warming of the Earth and the consequent climatic changes affect us all.
Water conservation is essential during the summer months.
Class size is an important consideration when deciding where to study IELTS.
Crime in this area has decreased considerably since the police increased their foot patrols.
The team consists of the best players from all over the country.
It was a conspicuous landmark from the sea.
The art gallery is showing an excellent exhibit of paintings by contemporary artists.
The continuation of the war will only result in the death of hundreds more innocent people.
She is working in an office downtown on a two-month contract, but is hoping to find a permanent job pretty soon.
He contributes a lot of time and money to helping people with AIDS.
George is a very controversial leader, due to his outspoken manner.
They exchanged the conventional greetings and then quickly got down to work.
She continued the conversation as if nothing had happened.
His conviction for murder was overturned when the most important witness changed her testimony.
There is a Greek proverb which states that not speech, but facts, convince.
Banana raita, which is quite sweet, will counterbalance the spiciest stew.
In fact, she didn't crave anything anymore.
Motivation is one of the principal criteria for success in learning a second language.
The student thought that the teacher's criticism was too harsh.
Television reporters always criticize the government.
The final speaking test is crucial if you want to pass the course.
She has written in poetic styles which dazzle the mind.
We held a debate in class about capital punishment today.
She covered her head as dirt and debris rained over her.
To decode the message, all you had to do was hold it up to a mirror.
One of the most important results of the struggle was the defection of the pope.
The father was seriously injured trying to defend his son from a vicious dog.
We haven't received a definitive answer yet as to whether John has been accepted into art school.
These are things fast-food firms have learnt to cope with and to deflect.
He said it was an accident, but I think he did it deliberately.
The baby squealed in delight when she saw the kitten.
Do you want me to demonstrate how the software works for you?
The parade was an obvious demonstration of the government's military strength.
The bear spent the winter in a warm den.
My child is no longer a dependent on my tax return.
Hiro's family is of French, Japanese and Ugandan descent.
Depending on the culture, family descent can be traced through the male and / or female lines.
His description of the events at the party was hilarious.
Police have issued a description of the man believed to have committed a series of violent crimes in the city.
Hunger made them desperate.
She hates her job, and is desperate to find something else.
Acid rain has a devastating effect on the environment.
There was a devastating earthquake in Kobe, Japan a few years ago.
The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center devastated the financial district of New York.
A VCR is a device used to play videos.
Modern science has produced devices that will locate a human body buried under the snow.
In 1876, a spokesman for Western Union suggested that the telephone was a device of no value.
As my family again totally disapproved, we left Ireland, and came to live in the UK.
Surely he must have known his father would disapprove of her.
He knew his brother would disapprove but also knew Andre would view it better.
Their dispersal, therefore, must have been extremely slow and gradual.
The destruction of Jerusalem was followed by the dispersal of the Jews.
Sandstorms in Egypt sometime disrupt flights at the international airport in Cairo.
The human memory can be greatly disrupted in various ways by certain brain injuries.
Bus service was disrupted by a one-day strike by the drivers.
He travelled in distant lands for many years.
Last year's accident is now, thankfully, a distant memory.
Children under the age of 4 cannot always distinguish between the truth and a lie.
Creativity and deviance can sometimes be difficult to distinguish.
The human eye can distinguish about 17,000 colors.
She always distorts everything I say in order to make me look bad
The sound coming from the stereo is really distorted because the speakers are in rough shape.
Every Christmas, she works hard to distribute food and blankets to the homeless.
Could you please distribute the test booklets while I hand out these pencils?
John Kennedy once said that poetry reminds us of the richness and diversity of existence.
We are trying to create diversity in the workplace.
Our oceans are home to a rich diversity of species.
The downside of the success was unwanted publicity.
The biggest downside to these phones is the lack of displays.
His face was drawn and pale, his eyes wild.
His attention was immediately drawn to the car outside the window.
Her features were drawn in the moonlight, and there were circles under her eyes.
The little boy let go of his balloon, and watched it drift up into the sky.
Jellyfish generally just drift along in the water, and don't swim much.
The smell of the many spices grown on the island of Grenada drifts through the marketplace.
The drought dried up all the farms, so there was very little food.
Gardens in this area are in bad shape due to the drought.
Drought and famine in the region have cost thousands of lives.
Drowsiness was beginning to take hold of her.
Intense drowsiness yields to sleep and coma which ends in death from failure of the respiration.
The tiny main room of the small dwelling was lit by one window.
Almost every dwelling on the narrow, crowded road was in pieces.