01. As a safety feature, this machine has a special [mechanism] which will shut it off if it begins to overheat.
02. The firing [mechanism] of the rifle was damaged when he dropped it.
03. As agriculture in this country becomes increasingly [mechanized], more and more people are losing their jobs.
04. Henry Louis Mencken once remarked that of all escape [mechanisms], death is the most efficient.
05. When the human body is dehydrated, its thirst [mechanism] shuts off.
06. There is recent evidence to suggest that sugar may inhibit the defense [mechanism] of the human immune system to a certain degree.
07. According to my [mechanic], it shouldn't cost more than $100 to fix the car.
08. The plane crash has been attributed to [mechanical] failure, rather than human error.
09. There is a Spanish proverb which states that a man too busy to take care of his health is like a [mechanic] too busy to take care of his tools.
10. The plane couldn't take off due to a [mechanical] problem.
11. Many computer programs simply give second language students opportunities to practice grammar and vocabulary in a fairly [mechanical] fashion.
12. Switzerland continues to dominate the world market in expensive wristwatches using handmade [mechanical] parts.
13. Agriculture in Great Britain is intensive, highly [mechanized], and efficient by European standards, producing about 60% of food needs with only 1% of the labor force.
14. H. Douglas Brown has suggested that the chief [mechanism] for maintaining the bonds of society is language.
15. Many psychologists believe that most animal species, including humans, seem to share basic learning [mechanisms].
16. Eating is a requirement for living; therefore, there must be [mechanisms] in the body and mind that make us hungry and interested in eating at regular intervals.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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