01. The information they gave us was very [general], so it wasn't much help.
02. Even though I disagree with his views in [general], I have to admit that he may be right on this specific issue.
03. It [generally] takes about a week to receive a new credit card in the mail.
04. It is such a [generalization] to say that children have less patience than adults.
05. I know I shouldn't [generalize], but basically I think women are more sensitive to others than men.
06. Byron [generally] arrives at the office around 8:00
07. G. K. Chesterton once observed that the Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies - probably because [generally] they are the same people.
08. The problem with women is that they are always making [generalizations] about everything!
09. A mouse [generally] lives less than a year.
10. After more than a century as a dessert for royalty alone, ice cream was made available to the [general] public for the first time in Paris, in 1670.
11. A survey of 18 to 24-year-olds from nine nations put the United States last in [general] geographic knowledge scores, and in fact, one in seven Americans could not find their own country on a world map.
12. The people of Madagascar are extremely courteous, and [generally] will not speak too loudly.
13. We [generally] study about 15-20 new words in class each week.
14. An Afghan proverb notes that even the largest army is nothing without a good [general].
15. A Scottish proverb remarks that the medicine that hurts the most is [generally] the best healer.
16. Stereotypes are formed when people make [generalizations] about people they don't really know.
17. The summary you wrote of the novel is very [generalized]; you will need to look at the meaning of the story in much more detail.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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