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abstain from It is not clear why their government abstained from elections. access to By 1880 European powers had access to most of the markets in Asia’s coastal regions. account for It is really very hard to account for the political causes of the American Revolution. accuse of Big coffee companies now stand accused of placing profits before people. adapt to Many people find it difficult to adapt to a new time schedule. add to Not only does non-compliance add to the cost of medical care, but it can worsen the quality of life. adjust to They must adjust to the new system. admiration for His writings show an increasing admiration for tribal customs. advance in Even though there have been significant advances in modern medicine, health problems still abound. advantage of / on The main advantages of electric traction on railways are that it is both pleasant and efficient. affection for Despite her affection for him, she never trusted Mike. agree on / over / with He doesn’t agree with the president on many national and international issues. aim at Advertising does not always aim at making people spend. airline ▬ on airline There is a greater risk for cardiac stress on airline flights for people with obstructive sleep apnea. allocate to They allocate a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis. altitude ▬ at altitude It's well known that mountaineers may be affected by sickness at high altitudes. amount of Events of September 11, 2001, led to a rapid decrease in the amount of air-travel in the world. angry with You’re right to be angry with me but I won’t make the same mistake again.
approve of I don’t approve of his ideas. area ▬ in area They live in an area contaminated by chromium. argue with / against / for This article argues against abortion. anxious about I feel anxious about them since a great deal of mist has descended over the mountains. 2 . ascribe to They ascribe high crime rate primarily to inadequate education.annoyed with He was annoyed with me as I was late. associate with In the past it was not clear whether proteins might be associated with membranes. but he may be right on this occasion. attach to Welsh people are deeply attached to their native tongue. appreciation for I expressed my appreciation for his offer to lend me money. arise from Metabolic diseases arise from inherited defects in enzymes involved in the production of energy. attribute to Obesity has been attributed to abnormally low basal metabolic rates (BMRs). approval of The new drug couldn’t get the approval of FDA. available to The archive will be free and available to everyone as long as they aren’t used for commercial purposes. Youngsters can’t be independent of their parents while they have to ask for money from them. apologize for She apologized for not telling the truth. She decided to apply for the job. attempt at He attempted at filming the moon. apply to / for The parents of a deaf child should apply to various local authorities for advice and support. applicable to Thermal conductivity is a term that is only strictly applicable to homogeneous materials. ask about / for The manager asked about what was going on.
aware of She isn’t aware of the danger she is facing. begin with Economists claim that recessions often begin with positive GDP data. birth ▬ at birth Studies of twins separated at birth provide strong evidence for a substantial genetic influence. bias against She is biased against flying and is trying to encourage us to drive to London. belief in A patient’s belief in a treatment plays a significant role in its success. basis ▬ on a basis The marital relationship is to be established on a basis of mutual understanding. best ▬ at one’s best Through biotechnology growers get vegetables and fruit into our homes at their best.average ▬ on average On average. ban on / of The Supreme Court approved the ban on same-sex marriage. careful about Obese women need to be careful about weight gain during pregnancy. base on The economic life of the early colonists in America was essentially based on the land. behalf ▬ on behalf She thanked him on behalf of female employees. bored with She is bored with doing the same things day after day. beneficial to This new technology will be beneficial to the environment. men perform better than women at certain tasks. capable of Recent research has established that liver tissue can be converted directly into tissue capable of making insulin. During the 1990s scientific research began to highlight the health benefits of wine. belong to The earliest really high buildings belong to Chicago. benefit from / of Farmers with the best quality land benefit from all the government support. battle against Arctic explorers have to battle against the strong tidal pull on the ice. believe in Many people believe in miracles. 3 .
compare with The sun is a medium-sized star compared with other stars in the universe. commit to She says that singing alone does not interest her and that she is fully committed to the drama. cite as Most economists are content to cite Hong Kong and Thailand as proof of their favorite theories whatever those theories may be. 4 . compatible with Hydrogen peroxide is compatible with aluminium and so is usually stored in aluminium containers. cater to / for There are also special health services catering to the needs of mothers and young children. coincide with In Central America. change in Psychoanalysis has brought about a radical change in the study of human behaviour and in the concepts of psychology. the drop in coffee prices has coincided with drought. of public expenditure or of decrees of a monarch. come into force Strict measures came into force to prevent the reappearance of malaria in Europe. the two countries finally came to terms over the main points of the agreement. come to terms over After the days of discussion.carve in / into / on Greek and Latin inscriptions carved usually in stone are official records of treaties. comment on The book comments on innovation and change in the world's art. collaborate with Many innocent people were accused of collaborating with the enemy. cause of It is really very hard to account for the political causes of the American Revolution. causing untold misery to coffee growers. charge with He was charged with cooperating with the enemy. communicate with 60 trillion cells in the human body communicate with each other and keep the body as a whole in balance. change into / to Evaporation can be described as the process by which a liquid is changed into vapour by heat. come in The results of the experiment have started to come in. combine against / with These elements need to be combined with others. Japanese companies will be world leaders in catering for the elderly.
each with its own structure and function. concern about / over / of The suicide attacks have heightened concern about the vulnerability of maritime traffic to terrorist attacks. concentrate on The results of the study concentrate on poverty in the county. cooperate with Norway was reluctant to cooperate with foreign companies. fat and carbohydrates. conducive to Working conditions in this factory are not conducive to productivity. comply with There are many reasons why some countries do not comply with this protocol. 5 . through damaged skin.compensate for The body’s loss of heat is compensated for by the generation of fresh heat. conform to Why does the adolescent feel a need to conform to peer culture? consist of A healthy diet should consist of a certain fixed ratio of protein. contribute to The research carried out at the University of Toronto contributed significantly to our understanding of cardiovascular disease. convert into / to Recent research has established that liver tissue can be converted into tissue capable of making insulin. confidence in Many people lack confidence in the electoral system. cope with A broken leg is difficult to cope with and you have to completely change your lifestyle to accommodate your injury. controversy over The controversy over the use of cameras to stop speeding continues. contact with Pathogens can enter the body in food or air. compose of The body is composed of many different types of cells. confide in He did not tell her about the subject because he doesn’t confide in her. compensation for The passengers want cash compensation for the delay. convince of He finally convinced several members of the advantages of the project. or from contact with infected organisms.
deduct from We cannot deduct from this report that extraterrestrial civilizations do not exist. crucial to Scientists say biodiversity is crucial to ecosystem productivity.correct in He said that he was correct in his decision. depend on Economic growth closely depends on political stability. demand for The invention of the automobile created an irresistible demand for better roads. cost ▬ at cost They built seven new hospitals at a cost of £1. definition of There is no universally accepted definition of morality.5bn. led to a rapid decrease in the amount of air-travel in the world. damage to the eyes and skin cancer. deduce from There are many lessons to deduce from the epidemics of 1977 and 1987. defence against The US has more than doubled its spending on defence against biological and chemical weapons. 6 . cradle of The traditional idea that Asia was the cradle of primeval man has had to be modified. critical of The public is highly critical of the president’s handling of economy. 2001. deal with The article discussed techniques and strategies for dealing with stress. death ▬ at death Many people want to know what happens at death. defend against This county has a right to defend itself against terrorism. Japan spends a huge amount on its fire service but in return has extraordinary low rates of damage from fire. danger ▬ in danger Many companies seem to be in danger of bankruptcy. deprive of People deprived of REM sleep one night will spend more time in that state on subsequent nights. decrease in Events of September 11. damage from / to People using tanning booths risk burns. dedicate to The writer dedicated his book to his child.
develop from / out of This life form developed out of a single cell. diverge from Some people believe that orangutan diverged from the human evolutionary line in the past. disadvantage of He expressed the disadvantages of distance learning at the meeting. die of Many children may die of this epidemic unless effective precautions are taken. difficulty with / in Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs which leads to difficulty in breathing. deter from Tourists are deterred from holidays in this country owing to the ever-increasing violence. 7 . design for This software has been designed for the blind. desire for She has a great desire for sugary food. disagree on / over / with He disagrees with the president on many national and international issues. detrimental to Artificial substances may be detrimental to health. disapprove of Some students disapprove of the way the teacher handles the problems in the class. disappointed with Many students were disappointed with their test grades.depth ▬ at depth Temperatures at that depth are expected to reach 275 F. distinguish between / from There has always been a tendency to distinguish between ‘innate’ and ‘acquired’ behaviour. different from Many people believe that men are different from women in many ways. display ▬ on display Items on display in this museum largely belong to the Ottoman period. dispose of We have to find a good way to dispose of unused pills. diminish in Platelet inhibition by aspirin is diminished in patients during carotid surgery. distinct from The first European to recognise the Pacific Ocean as distinct from the Atlantic Ocean was the Spanish explorer Vasco de Balboa. Whales have a clever way of distinguishing their own sounds from other sounds.
Germany embarked on an offensive war.divide into A typical explosives factory is divided into two parts: the ‘non-danger’ and ‘danger’ areas. familiar with Doctors were not familiar with the disease and. expert in The firm is seeking a person who is an expert in web design. eligible for She isn’t eligible for publicly funded health care. exempt from The foreigners were largely exempt from taxes. fall in There has been a dramatic fall in violence in the region. embark on Following the outbreak of World War I. 8 . not surprisingly. extent ▬ to an extent / to the extent / to such an extent / to some extent / to a large extent Our social behaviour reflects to some extent what we feel about the people around us. experiment on The students at school conducted an experiment on melting point with wonderful success. equip with This car is equipped with award-winning features. end ▬ in the end In the end diseases are likely to wipe out certain species in the world. ease ▬ at ease These people are less at ease in their homeland than they expected. evidence for / of There is no conclusive evidence for any major climatic change in historic times. experience of This book deals with the children’s experiences of atomic bomb. factor in Scientists have found out that an unknown bacteria may be a factor in sudden infant death syndrome. emphasis on It seems that the writer puts emphasis on psychosocial and behavioural aspects of child development. failure in The teacher is trying to find out the failure in the students’ exam performances. so no great artist emerged from Michelangelo’s studio. enthusiasm for The tournament stirred a wave of enthusiasm for golf. emerge from Michelangelo did not like to delegate work to the students. failed to recognize it.
In her speech she mentioned the importance of choosing the right partner in marriage. 9 . function in The results suggest that DC-SIGN has an important function in amplifying tuberculosis infection in the lung. increase in Some doctors believe that increase in severe pneumonia in children may be caused by vaccines. history ▬ in / throughout history Military forces and construction crews have been inactivated by malaria throughout history.familiarity with The article discusses the preschool child's familiarity with rules and authority. full of Hospitals were full of injured soldiers after the war. identical to Scientists have developed biofuels nearly identical to gasoline and diesel. the psychology of marriage and racism. hail as The firefighter was hailed as a hero for rescuing a baby from a burning house. globe ▬ around the globe The thermal blanket around the globe may cause the average temperature of the earth to rise. glance ▬ at a glance She could tell at a glance something was wrong with him. glance at A quick glance at his childhood may explain why he has a tendency for violence. fit in Autistic children generally find it difficult to fit in the society. famous for This actor is famous for playing heroic roles in films. finance of Costs and finance of decreasing carbon emissions in the energy sector will be discussed at the meeting. impose on Taxes imposed on goods and services are called ‘indirect taxes’. independent of Scientists have found that the development of coral reefs is independent of coral species diversity. focus on European cinema focuses on issues such as violence. importance on / of This hospital places a high importance on patients’ needs. free from These children are dreaming a world free from poverty and diseases.
the Japanese are indifferent to their past. influence on The annual rainfall has a profound influence on the success or failure of agriculture.indifferent to Unlike the Europeans. information about This web site gives daily information about volcanic activity of the mountain. infect with Those infected with this virus are likely to die. involvement in The government fully supports the American involvement in Africa. interest in There has been a growing interest in the use of nuclear power in the world. indulgence in This illness is associated with indulgence in certain food. insure against She had her house insured against disasters. 10 . involve in / be involved in Scientists who are involved in the study of the universe object to his ideas. insist on He is insisting on investing in the shares of this company. invest in The firm has decided to invest a great deal of money in new technologies. indulge in The playwright indulged in metaphorical language. His research was into the interaction of external factors with human development. infer from It could be inferred from his remarks that he didn’t like the scheme. inflict on Many people believe that researchers inflict excessive stresses on their study animals. interaction with / of The article is on corrosive agents and their interaction with materials. interfere in / with The chairman interferes in most of the affairs of the company. intervene in The government is likely to intervene in domestic steel prices. interact with There is evidence that these animals rarely interact with other animals. indigenous to Hepatitis E is believed to be indigenous to economically developed countries.
line of The study of cancer has always been a frustrating line of work. lack of Some scientists claim that lack of sleep may be related to mental illness. lead to Worrying about family matters can lead to depression. mission ▬ on mission Astronauts get used to zero gravity before setting off on a space mission. link between Before allergic rhinitis and asthma became prevalent. issue ▬ at issue At issue today is whether public schools should take an active role in providing pre-K services. light ▬ in the light of Our knowledge of sharks has been modified in the light of new data from satellites. look at Doctors use special microscopes to look at inner parts of the eye. limitation on The city council has put a limitation on building height. issue on / over / of The issue of mental fitness has been very popular recently. negotiate on / with The government refused the claim that they had negotiated with the terrorists. limit on / to I think parents put a strict limit on the amount of money children can spend. meeting ▬ at meeting Some important decisions are expected to be taken at a meeting. keen on The firm isn’t keen on investing in this part of the world. means of By capital we mean not just money but more especially a means of production. 11 . join in / to A foreign professional rescue team will join in our country’s disaster teams to search for people under the collapsed building.irrelevant to Some scientists believe that emissions are irrelevant to future climate changes. know of / about Very little is known about this part of the brain. make use of Teachers should make use of new technologies in their classrooms. the link between the two disorders was not suspected.
persist in A gender gap still persists both in wages and levels of advancement. prepare for Canadian authorities were not prepared for such a disaster. premium on This software puts a high premium on security. number of The number of students who majored in engineering has fallen in recent years. peer into Scientists have peered into stem cells in live brain.notorious for Busy cities are notorious for traffic congestion and pollution. obtain from To obtain power from the sun's rays is to use nuclear power developed at no expense in a distant laboratory. per cent of It is claimed that we use only 10 to 20 percent of our minds. 12 . object to The old lady objected to selling her land. tennis. prejudice against Many people are prejudiced against flying. pertinent to Here is a list of articles pertinent to the discussion topic. parity with Mental health services have only recently gained parity with other medical conditions. participation in The teacher is trying to encourage participation in role playing in their classes. open up This new system is claimed to open up new ways of recycling paper. participate in For the last two centuries no kings have participated in the game. position of The position of the stars are being observed through a giant telescope. point out Many scientists have pointed out that the rise in use of high-fructose corn syrup coincides with the obesity epidemic. operate on They decided not to operate on him until they got the results of the tests. persistence in The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of wheezing and evaluate the risk factors for its persistence in children.
recognition ▬ beyond recognition Over the past hundred years. quantity of Establishments must hold documents which can be used to determine the quantity of milk processed during the previous year. recruit in / from 120 new caregivers have been recruited in national campaign.pressure on They are putting pressure on him to resign from the job. reason ▬ for a variety of reasons / for this reason For a variety of reasons. but they were very proud of what they had. proud of These children didn’t have much. rate of The atomic bomb blasts at Hiroshima and Nagasaki created a higher rate of cancer than was expected. the reason for the collapse of the communist economic system was that too few goods were produced at too high a price. pride in He takes pride in his father’s success. prohibition on / of The government established a prohibition on use of Federal funds for any research involving nonregistered human embryonic stem cell lines. 13 . ready for There are tens of millions of customers who aren't ready for the new technology. reason for For some economists. recommend to A polio vaccination is strongly recommended to travellers in the current polio risk areas in Africa and Asia. glaciers in the Alps have changed almost beyond recognition. prevent from Some bacteria often prevent harmful micro-organisms from flourishing.2 °C per decade since the beginning of the the 20th century. range from … to … The problems range from global warming to the extinction of a whole species. prone to Apnea sufferers are more prone to accidents during the day. provide with We need to provide our children with a sense of security and identity. rate ▬ at this rate / at the rate of At the summit of the Greenland ice sheet the summer average temperature has decreased at the rate of 2. he dropped out of university in his second year.
14 . related to The research project he had undertaken was related to the problems of adolescence. they gave the chance to Chinese people to contact western ideas. The adviser thinks that these problems resulted from the inexperience of the students. many psychiatrists are disposed to resort to quick. nationally and internationally. result in / from Although the three reforms resulted in failure. refer to You must never refer to the matter or discuss it with other people. regard as Until recently allergic rhinitis was regarded as a trivial problem. revolt against In recent months Latin America has witnessed a growing popular revolt against globalization and the free market. remain of Coal is formed from the remains of trees and other plants. relevant to The committee may exclude the information if they consider that it is not relevant to the subject. reputation for The School has a reputation for excellence. drastic methods of treatment. the use of the system has not gained wide popularity. and attracts students regionally. refrain from She has refrained from telling us how much they paid for the new system. research on / into The team has been carrying out research on volcanoes for years. rely on The country’s economy relies on multi-national giants. return ▬ in return / in return for Some unions provide optional benefits in return for higher contributions. rise in The Gulf Stream causes an average ten percent rise in temperature in northern Europe throughout the winter. not on oil reserves. relationship between The passage is mainly concerned with the relationship between literature and life. reply to The Chairman told members that he had replied to the Minister’s letter. regardless of Regardless of its advantages.reduction in A general reduction in the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere may contribute to the development of ice ages. resort to As schizophrenia is now so prevalent.
siege ▬ under siege / during the siege There was a shortage of food when the city was under siege. sky ▬ across sky / in sky They saw some objects flashing across the sky. 15 . satisfied with Government was satisfied with the results of national vaccination campaign. role in A patient’s belief in a treatment plays a significant role in its success. sample of A free sample of the product is available at stores. secret ▬ in secret He told me in secret that he had a police record and had killed someone. shortage of The acute shortage of nursing staff in government hospitals has been reaffirmed by a survey conducted last month. secrecy ▬ in secrecy It is difficult to carry out such experiments in secrecy. shortcut to This icon enables you a shortcut to the website. separate from The poles froze during the last ice age and caused ocean levels to drop and the Mediterranean was separated from the Black Sea.risk ▬ at risk The miners knew their lives were at risk from the presence of toxic gases. sensitive to Infants and children may be especially sensitive to health risks posed by pesticides. scale ▬ on scale The continuing slump in the price of raw coffee has caused hardship for growers on a scale unseen for decades. similar to Ritalin is similar to cocaine and like cocaine it is a powerful stimulant that increases alertness and productivity. set up The government is planning to set up a wheat research centre in the area. slump in The slump in the price of corn has caused hardship for growers. specialize in At the World Bank she specialized in loans for economic aid programs for developing countries. search for The detectives had been searching for the murderer for a long time before they arrested him.
term ▬ under the term Any defective parts are replaced under the terms of this contract. suitable for According to the FDA this new diet drug may be not be suitable for some people. superior to A number of qualities make tigers physically superior to all other animals regardless of size. unsaturated fats. study into / on / of The results of this new study on/into scholarly communication is quite controversial. supply with / to Small businesses in the region supplied local people with their needs. smoking in public places is banned. susceptible to Overweight people are more susceptible to fungal infections than are those of normal weight. subject to Since the skin is the frontier between the patient and his environment. talk of The new government is talking of sending man to the moon. temperature ▬ at temperature(s) / at 50º c At room temperature.’s surprise To the surprise of the doctors. they saw images of their neighborhood completely submerged. surprise ▬ to the surprise of sb. are usually liquid. it is subject to influences from within and without. he has made significant improvement. 16 . time ▬ on time They always completed the work on time and in a professional manner. take into consideration A doctor should take into consideration the emotional and physical state of the patient. / to sb. there will not be any problems in the laboratory. surprised at Even he himself was surprised at the result of the elections. switch off / on Street lights in suburban areas are switched off after midnight as part of council plans to save energy. such as those found in oil.spend on The US spends a great deal of money on defence against biological and chemical weapons. When they switched on the television news. survey on The Foundation carried out a survey on working conditions in 12 countries. stick to / with If you stick to the rules. statute ▬ under statute Under a recent statute.
vision of This book lays the foundation for a new vision of democracy in Latin America. turn out An apparently harmless invention may turn out to be harmful. and in hopes they would end it. 17 .topic on Topics on deafness and hearing loss will be discussed at the meeting. millions voted for the Democrats to protest the government and the war. turn into / to Matter can be turned into energy. way ▬ on sb. Titan. understanding of The research carried out at the University of Toronto contributed significantly to our understanding of cardiovascular disease. use of The controversy over the use of cameras to stop speeding continues.’s way NASA's Cassini spacecraft released the Huygens probe and sent it on its way to Saturn's largest moon. triumph over The book presents the ability of the human spirit to triumph over suffering. vulnerable to Coral reefs are all rich in marine species found only in small areas and therefore highly vulnerable to extinction. and energy can be turned into matter. worry about Worrying about family matters can lead to depression. vote for In November.
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