Example sentences from the web:
- There may be several reasons that account for this discrepancy between the students’ and the teachers’ opinions. (Source)
- We were also able to account for different assumptions about the combined effects of influenza illness and vaccination in modelling the joint risk of GBS if influenza illness were to occur in persons who had been vaccinated. (Source)
- School personnel may be unaware of the potential barriers created for parents when written communication methods do not account for parent needs and literacy levels. (Source)
- A group of school children from Lancashire, who had been on a school trip to the area, have all been accounted for and are all safe and well, according to staff. (Source)
- Once all known victims have been accounted for, it is time again to change the pace of the operation, shifting back to a more cautious, controlled attitude. (Source)
- Steve had to concede the rival another victory.
- The company was forced to concede that items of private data had been illegally stored.
- I don’t concede that I’m being unreasonable for merely trying to be rational about our living arrangement.
Visual thesaurus (source: http://www.visualthesaurus.com)
In the news:
Source: Adam Withnall Gambia election: President Yahya Jammeh in shock defeat to former Argos security guard Adama Barrow, Independent
Source: Hardik Vyas, Independent
Source: Ciara McCarthy in Chicago and Sabrina Siddiqui in Washington, The Guardian
Other examples from the web:
- Fog hampered the rescue effort.
- The dancers’ movements were hampered by their elaborate costumes.
- Unlike Mrs Andreasen, I do not think that this transparency will hamper the finance industry’s competitiveness.
- There are really too many obstacles hampering citizens wishing to study, work or go and shop in another Member State.
Words from the example sentences you may not know:
RESCUE = the act of rescuing; to free or deliver from confinement, violence, danger, or evil.
ELABORATE = made or done with great care or with much detail.