01. Studies show that certain kinds of geese [mate] for their entire life.
02. A male cat will bite the female in the back of the neck to hold her down while they are [mating].
03. Lions will generally [mate] with as many females as possible in order to be sure to produce offspring.
04. It is very difficult to get whales to [mate] in captivity.
05. The panda bear seemed very sad after the death of its [mate], and refused to eat for days.
06. Zookeepers here have succeeded in [mating] their rhinoceros with one on loan from a zoo in Germany.
07. Fisherman are not allowed to catch salmon during the [mating] season, except for native people who have the traditional right to catch a limited number of fish.
08. Apparently, some lions [mate] fifty times a day.
09. The snail [mates] only once in its entire life.
10. The male fox will [mate] for life, and if the female dies, he remains single for the rest of his life.
11. Some animals become very aggressive during the [mating] season.
12. Barnett Bricker once observed that success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right [mate], but through being the right [mate].
13. Eagles [mate] in the air.
14. Men seem to value attractiveness in their [mate], whereas women put more emphasis on financial prospects.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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