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01. We will use the first week of classes to [assess] your speaking ability.
02. The [assessment] of your language skills will include a speaking test and an essay assignment.
03. It may take weeks to [assess] the total damage caused by the earthquake.
04. The purpose of this test is to [assess] your ability to participate in a discussion on a complex topic.
05. The value of his art collection has been [assessed] at over $200,000.
06. Before beginning the project, the company is required to do an [assessment] of the environmental damage that would be done to the area.
07. The school wants to [assess] the child's reading ability to see if he needs extra help.
08. Frederich Nietzche once said, "I [assess] the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage."
09. It will take months to [assess] the cost to the American economy of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
10. He is in grade four, but his reading ability has been [assessed] at a grade seven level.
11. The "Mona Lisa" by Leonardo da Vinci has been [assessed] at a value of one hundred million dollars.
12. After the treatment of a disease, it is important to [assess] the effectiveness of the treatment.
13. We need to [reassess] our emergency procedures. Someone could have died in the accident, and no one knew what to do.
14. We had our house [reassessed] after the renovations, and the value had increased considerably.
15. Jason works for the city [assessing] properties for tax purposes.
16. Speaking [assessments] will be done on Friday, and students will be assigned to their classes on Monday.
17. When I was a university student, my [assessable] income was so low that I didn't have to pay any income tax.
18. The personnel office is [reassessing] its procedures for dealing with staff who are experiencing difficulties on the job.
19. In his job, he [assesses] the damage done to houses following a fire.
20. A recent [reassessment] of the property shows that it has increased in value by over 10% in the last year alone.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • assess — as‧sess [əˈses] verb [intransitive, transitive] 1. to make a judgement about a person or situation after considering all the information: • This information is needed to assess efficiency and effectiveness. assess that • The federal government… …   Financial and business terms

  • assess — as·sess /ə ses/ vt 1: to determine the rate or amount of (as a tax) 2 a: to impose (as a tax) according to an established rate b: to subject to a tax, charge, or levy each property owner was assess ed an additional five dollars 3 …   Law dictionary

  • Assess — As*sess , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Assessed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Assessing}.] [OF. assesser to regulate, settle, LL. assessare to value for taxation, fr. L. assidere, supine as if assessum, to sit by, esp. of judges in a court, in LL. to assess, tax.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assess — [v1] evaluate, determine appraise, apprise, assay, check*, check out*, compute, determine, dig it*, estimate, figure*, fix, gauge, guess, judge, nick*, peg*, rate, reckon, set, size*, size up, survey, take measure*, valuate, value, weigh; concept …   New thesaurus

  • assess — (v.) early 15c., to fix the amount (of a tax, fine, etc.), from Anglo Fr. assesser, from M.L. assessare fix a tax upon, originally frequentative of L. assessus a sitting by, pp. of assidere to sit beside (and thus to assist in the office of a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • assess — assay, appraise, value, evaluate, *estimate, rate Analogous words: *calculate, compute, reckon …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • assess — ► VERB 1) evaluate or estimate. 2) set the value of a tax, fine, etc. for (a person or property). DERIVATIVES assessable adjective assessment noun assessor noun. ORIGIN Old French assesser, from Latin assidere sit by (later levy tax) …   English terms dictionary

  • assess — [ə ses′] vt. [ME assessen < OFr assesser < ML assessare, to impose a tax, set a rate < L assessus, pp. of assidere, to sit beside, assist in the office of judge < ad , to + sedere, to SIT] 1. to set an estimated value on (property,… …   English World dictionary

  • assess — verb 1 form an opinion ADVERB ▪ fully ▪ accurately, correctly, properly ▪ carefully ▪ She carefully assessed the situation …   Collocations dictionary

  • assess */*/ — UK [əˈses] / US verb [transitive] Word forms assess : present tense I/you/we/they assess he/she/it assesses present participle assessing past tense assessed past participle assessed 1) to carefully consider a situation, person, or problem in… …   English dictionary


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