object

01. What exactly is the [object] of this exercise?
02. Some people still [object] to teaching children about sex in public schools.
03. I really [object] to you telling people private things about our marriage.
04. One child actually tried to stab another with a pointed [object] he found in the classroom.
05. Most of the people present thought his tone was quite [objectionable], including those who actually agreed with his opinion.
06. If no one has any [objections], I think we'll finish early tonight.
07. I don't have any [objections] to a salesman trying to make money, but I don't like being lied to.
08. No one raised any [objections] to my plan during the meeting last week, so I don't know why they are all complaining now.
09. Jackson found her suggestion that he was being unfair to be thoroughly [objectionable], and totally unfounded.
10. Brooks Atkinson once remarked, "I have no [objections] to churches so long as they do not interfere with God's work."
11. There is a Moroccan proverb which observes that it is better to be the [object] of jealousy, than of pity.
12. Before the Spanish conquest of South America, the Incas of Peru used gold for everyday [objects] such as nails, combs and dishes.
13. An [object] weighing 100 pounds on earth would weigh just 38 pounds on Mars.
14. The Andromeda galaxy, at about 12 billion billion miles away, is the most distant [object] visible to the naked eye.
15. There are 36 million [objects] in The New York Public Library including: 11.3 million books, a Gutenberg Bible, and a globe from 1519 which was the first globe to show America.
16. Children sometimes put small [objects] in their ears or nose.
17. Although there are some Spaniards who [object] to it, bullfighting is still a very popular sport in Spain.
18. Maria Lionza is a goddess of nature and fertility, and is a popular [object] of worship in Venezuela.
19. In 1567, Mary, Queen of Scots, was captured in battle by Scottish nobles who [objected] to her marriage to the Earl of Bothwell.
20. In evaluating a student's progress in a second language, it is important to remain as [objective] as possible.
21. The planet Mars is one of the most studied [objects] in our solar system.
22. Samuel Johnson once suggested that nothing will ever be attempted if all possible [objections] must first be overcome.
23. Chimpanzees in the wild have been observed using different [objects] to make tools, a skill previously thought to be the exclusive domain of humans.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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