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01. Watching too much television [appears] to have a negative effect on children's education.
02. I was thinking of my friend Jack when suddenly he [appeared] on the street in front of me.
03. The magician made a rabbit disappear from its cage, and then [reappear] in his hat.
04. She was paid over $50,000 for a five-second [appearance] in a television ad.
05. There [appears] to be a lot of difference of opinion over the issue within the ruling party itself.
06. The driver of the car that hit and killed the young boy [appeared] to have been drunk, but this has not yet been confirmed.
07. Hannah did her best to [appear] calm despite her nervousness.
08. Crocuses are a little flower which generally [appear] in local gardens in April or May.
09. Look at him: dirty, unshaven. He obviously doesn't care about his [appearance].
10. Mahatma Gandhi once said that there are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot [appear] to them except in the form of bread.
11. If you look at a pencil standing in a glass of water, the pencil [appears] to bend at the surface of the water.
12. The little girl began to cry after the boys in her class teased her about her [appearance].
13. There is a Gaelic proverb which states that one should not judge by [appearances] because a rich heart may be under a poor coat.
14. A recent study claims that one in four Americans has [appeared] on television.
15. The first dinosaur [appeared] around 225 or 230 million years ago.
16. For many men in Somalia, hair is an important feature of their [appearance].
17. The pyramids began to [appear] in Egypt around 2700 B.C.
18. The London Evening Standard once suggested that the tanned [appearance] of many Londoners is not sunburn - it is rust.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • appear — ap·pear vi 1: to present oneself before a person or body having authority to appear before the officer who is to take the deposition Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 37(d): as a: to present oneself in court as a party to a lawsuit often… …   Law dictionary

  • Appear — Ap*pear , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Appeared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Appearing}.] [OE. apperen, aperen, OF. aparoir, F. apparoir, fr. L. appar?re to appear + par?reto come forth, to be visible; prob. from the same root as par?re to produce. Cf. {Apparent} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appear — 1 Appear, loom, emerge mean to come out into view. In use, however, they are only rarely interchangeable. Appear is weakest in its implication of a definite physical background or a source; consequently it sometimes means merely to become visible …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • appear — [v1] come into sight arise, arrive, attend, be present, be within view, blow in*, bob up*, break through, breeze in*, check in*, clock in*, come, come forth, come into view, come out, come to light*, crop up*, develop, drop in*, emerge, expose,… …   New thesaurus

  • appear — [ə pir′] vi. [ME aperen < OFr aparoir < L apparere < ad , to + perere, to come forth, be visible; akin to Gr peparein, to display] 1. to come into sight 2. to come into being [freckles appear on his face every summer] 3. to become… …   English World dictionary

  • appear — (v.) late 13c., to come into view, from stem of O.Fr. aparoir (12c., Mod.Fr. apparoir) appear, come to light, come forth, from L. apparere to appear, come in sight, make an appearance, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + parere to come forth, be… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Appear — Ap*pear , n. Appearance. [Obs.] J. Fletcher. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appear — appear, appeared For the type She appeared to have encouraged him, see perfect infinitive …   Modern English usage

  • appear — ► VERB 1) become visible or evident. 2) give a particular impression; seem. 3) present oneself publicly or formally, especially on television or in a law court. 4) be published. ORIGIN Latin apparere, from parere come into view …   English terms dictionary

  • Appear — For other uses, see Appearance (disambiguation). Appear Networks Systems AB Type Privately held company Industry Computer software …   Wikipedia

  • appear — v. 1) (D; intr.) to appear against; for (she appeared against him in court) 2) (D; intr.) to appear to (she appeared to him in a dream) 3) (E) she appears to be well 4) (L; to) it appears (to me) that they will not come 5) (esp. BE) (S) to appear …   Combinatory dictionary


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