Many people are sensitive to the odor of onions, and whenever they cut onions, the people’s eyes secrete tears.
Since the couple could not reconcile their differences, they decided to get a divorce.
Are you positive he’s the man you saw yesterday?
She said she didn’t like it, but personally I thought it was very good.
The present system is considerably more efficient than the old one.
Movement can be painful when you’ve hurt your back.
I noticed a sudden movement behind the curtain.
He’d made a bad mistake, but tried to minimize its seriousness. (= treat it as if it were not serious)
In most counties, the taxes that people pay are regulated by law. People pay a certain percentage of their income, and they also pay a certain percentage of tax on merchandise they buy.
He’s very old, and his movements are getting slower and slower.
1 When my brother went to work in the U.S.A for a year the whole family went to see him off at the airport.
2 Now listen to me, darling. I understand your feelings about John’s looks and his personality but he has a good job and you are almost thirty. You can’t turn down his proposal.
3 Joe’s wife wouldn’t put up with his smoking in their house, so he had to smoke his cigarettes outside even in winter.
Commercial banks make most of their income from interest (which is ) earned on loans and investments in stocks and bonds.
Many young people enjoy living in New York. There are always exciting things to do. They can go to the theater, to concerts, and to museums anytime. They also have a lot of friends, so they go to parties once or twice a week.