attend

01. Please let me know if you are unable to [attend] class.
02. Students whose [attendance] falls below 80% will receive a warning letter.
03. The funeral of Mahatma Gandhi was [attended] by millions of people.
04. We [attended] UCLA together about 20 years ago.
05. The police cordoned off the building while paramedics [attended] to the injured.
06. Average [attendance] at hockey games in B.C. Place this year has been over 14,000.
07. [Attendance] at the meeting is optional for those who are working on the Henderson Project.
08. Mark Twain, upon hearing of the death of someone he disliked said, "I didn't [attend] the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying that I approved of it."
09. As part of your student visa requirement, you must [attend] all classes.
10. Luckily there was a doctor in [attendance] at the show when one of the performers had a heart attack.
11. According to a study, Americans who [attend] church, synagogue, or other religious services once a week live to an average age of 82, while non-churchgoers live to an average age of 75.
12. An Arab proverb advises us to [attend] funerals, but to avoid weddings.
13. Never leave a pet dog [unattended] in your car on a hot day.
14. If you have a small child, you should never leave household poisons [unattended], even for a moment.
15. We cannot [attend] to every stimulus in the environment for the simple reason that our nervous system has limited resources.
16. The old man has an [attendant] who helps him with his daily routine.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Attend — At*tend , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Attended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Attending}.] [OE. atenden, OF. atendre, F. attendre, to expect, to wait, fr. L. attendre to stretch, (sc. animum), to apply the mind to; ad + tendere to stretch. See {Tend}.] 1. To direct …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Attend — At*tend , v. i. 1. To apply the mind, or pay attention, with a view to perceive, understand, or comply; to pay regard; to heed; to listen; usually followed by to. [1913 Webster] Attend to the voice of my supplications. Ps. lxxxvi. 6. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attend — [v1] be present at appear, be a guest, be at, be present, be there, bob up*, catch, check in, clock in*, come to light*, drop in, frequent, go to, haunt, make an appearance, make it*, make the scene*, pop up*, punch in*, punch the clock*, ring… …   New thesaurus

  • attend — at‧tend [əˈtend] verb [intransitive, transitive] to go to an event such as a meeting: • The two men both attended a 90 minute board meeting yesterday. • a conference attended by 200 people * * * attend UK US /əˈtend/ verb [I or T] ► MEETINGS to… …   Financial and business terms

  • attend to — (someone) to give care to someone who is ill. Malone flew home to attend to his wife, who was in the hospital …   New idioms dictionary

  • attend — ► VERB 1) be present at. 2) go regularly to (a school, church, etc). 3) (attend to) deal with or pay attention to. 4) occur at the same time as or as a result of. 5) escort and wait on (an important person). DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • attend — [ə tend′] vt. [ME attenden < OFr atendre, to wait, expect < L attendere, to stretch toward, give heed to < ad , to + tendere, stretch: see THIN] 1. Now Rare to take care or charge of; look after 2. a) to wait on; minister to; serve b) to …   English World dictionary

  • attend — I (accompany) verb be associated with, be connected with, go along with II (be present at) verb frequent, go to, visit III (heed) verb be attentive to, give heed to, listen, mark, mind, note, notice, take notice of IV ( …   Law dictionary

  • attend to — index assume (undertake), care (regard), concern (care), hear (give attention to), heed …   Law dictionary

  • attend — (v.) c.1300, to direct one s mind or energies, from O.Fr. atendre (12c., Mod.Fr. attendre) to expect, wait for, pay attention, and directly from L. attendere give heed to, lit. to stretch toward, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + tendere stretch… …   Etymology dictionary

  • attend to — (something) to deal with something. Firefighters attended to a smoking car outside the building …   New idioms dictionary

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