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01. Is there any [particular] reason why you have decided to change universities?
02. He looks great on television, but in real life he is not [particularly] handsome.
03. Elaine is very [particular] about her coffee - it has to be very strong and very hot.
04. Is there any [particular] kind of cheese you want for the pizza or should I just buy whatever is on sale?
05. This course is of [particular] interest to those hoping to study in an English-speaking university.
06. Their band doesn't really play any specific type of music in [particular]; they just play whatever their audience wants.
07. Henry Ford once remarked that nothing is [particularly] hard if you divide it into small jobs.
08. Franklin P. Jones once observed that honest criticism is hard to take, [particularly] from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.
09. Bertrand Russell once said that the place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, [particularly] if he plays golf.
10. Anne Sullivan once observed that we all like stories that make us cry because it's so nice to feel sad when you've nothing in [particular] to feel sad about.
11. Studying a foreign language in the country where it is spoken is the best way to improve language skills, [particularly] speaking and listening.
12. Market researchers have discovered that the Chinese make enormous sacrifices for their one child, [particularly] if it is a boy.
13. Senegal has a severe shortage of doctors, [particularly] in rural areas.
14. Samoa is one of the cheapest countries to visit in the South Pacific, making it a [particularly] attractive tourist destination for budget travelers.
15. In Kuwait, the birth of a child is a time of great delight and celebration, [particularly] if the baby is a boy.
16. You can sell almost anything these days, [particularly] if you have Internet access on your computer.
17. More than 50 years ago, a Russian psychologist proposed that children's thoughts and actions originate from their social interactions, [particularly] with parents.
18. Studies have shown that individual brain cells often respond to [particular] kinds of events in the environment.
19. Paul Nation states that knowing a word includes knowing what the word means in the [particular] context in which it has just occurred.

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  • Particular — Par*tic u*lar, a. [OE. particuler, F. particulier, L. particularis. See {Particle}.] 1. Relating to a part or portion of anything; concerning a part separated from the whole or from others of the class; separate; sole; single; individual;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • particular — PARTICULÁR, Ă, particulari, e, adj., s.m. I. adj. 1. Care este propriu unei singure fiinţe, unui singur lucru sau unei singure categorii de fiinţe sau de lucruri; specific, caracteristic, particularist1. ♢ Loc adv. În particular = în mod deosebit …   Dicționar Român

  • particular — adjetivo 1. Que es propio de una sola persona o cosa y no de otras: Un rasgo particular suyo es la valentía. Mi opinión particular es que eso no está bien. 2. Que es concreto, determinado o singular en contraposición a general o universal: Es un… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • particular — (Del lat. particulāris). 1. adj. Propio y privativo de algo, o que le pertenece con singularidad. 2. Especial, extraordinario, o pocas veces visto en su línea. 3. Singular o individual, como contrapuesto a universal o general. 4. Dicho de una… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Particular — Par*tic u*lar, n. 1. A separate or distinct member of a class, or part of a whole; an individual fact, point, circumstance, detail, or item, which may be considered separately; as, the particulars of a story. [1913 Webster] Particulars which it… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • particular — par·tic·u·lar adj in the civil law of Louisiana: of or relating to a designated property or to the inheritance of it compare universal Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • particular — [pär tik′yə lər] adj. [ME particuler < MFr < LL particularis < L particula,PARTICLE] 1. of or belonging to a single, definite person, part, group, or thing; not general; distinct 2. apart from any other; regarded separately; specific [to …   English World dictionary

  • particular — In its meaning ‘considered as distinct from others’, particular plays a useful identifying or emphasizing role: • For this particular show there is an audience…and they arrive at 7.30 p.m. Guardian, 1970. In other cases, it can be superfluous: •… …   Modern English usage

  • particular — [adj1] exact, specific accurate, appropriate, blow by blow*, circumstantial, clocklike, detailed, distinct, especial, express, full, individual, intrinsic, itemized, limited, local, meticulous, minute, painstaking, particularized, peculiar,… …   New thesaurus

  • particular — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to an individual member of a specified group or class. 2) more than is usual; special: particular care. 3) fastidious about something. ► NOUN ▪ a detail. ● in particular Cf. ↑in particula …   English terms dictionary

  • particular — adj. 2 g. 1. Que pertence a um só, que é próprio de certas pessoas ou de certas coisas. 2. Peculiar, especial. 3. Individual. 4. Singular. 5. Extraordinário. 6. Privado. 7. Reservado. 8. Íntimo. • s. m. 9. O que é particular. 10. Circunstância… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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