pave


pave
01. The bicycle path is [paved] within the city, but becomes gravel once you leave town.
02. We'll have to go a different way. This road is being [paved] up ahead.
03. We put some [paving] stones in the rose garden to form a little path.
04. The first American street was [paved] so that the city's beer wagons could easily get through the mud from the breweries.
05. In the story "The Wizard of Oz," the road to the Emerald City is [paved] with yellow brick.
06. Driving is not a good way to get around the African nation of Gabon because there are very few [paved] roads, and the dirt roads are slippery during the long rainy season.
07. The streets of Victor, Colorado, once a gold rush town, are [paved] with a very low-grade gold.
08. The world's first [paved] streets were laid out in 170 B.C. in Rome.
09. There is an old expression which tells us that the road to Rome is [paved] with good intentions.
10. These talks between the two countries should help [pave] the way for a new trade deal.
11. His road to the heights of power has been [paved] with scandals, infighting and dirty politics.
12. Victoria's cycling path is [paved] within the city and gravel outside town.
13. Please stay on the [paved] trail so that you don't harm the vegetation.
14. An African proverb suggests that a man who pays respect to the great [paves] the way for his own greatness.
15. An old proverb tells us that the streets of London are [paved] with gold.
16. Marsha Sinetar once observed that change can either challenge or threaten us. Your beliefs [pave] your way to success or block you.
17. Joni Mitchell sang, "They [paved] paradise, and put up a parking lot."

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • pave — pave …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • pavé — pavé, ée 1. (pa vé, vée) part. passé de paver. 1°   Garni de pavés. •   Il n y a point de ville pavée comme Paris, VOLT. Louis XIV, 29.    Fig. Gosier pavé, gosier supportant des boissons très fortes ou très chaudes. 2°   Fig. Garni comme de… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Pave — Pave, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Paved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Paving}.] [F. paver to pave, LL. pavare, from L. pavire to beat, ram, or tread down; cf. Gr. ? to beat, strike.] 1. To lay or cover with stone, brick, or other material, so as to make a firm,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pave — Pavé (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pavé — Pavé, m. acut. Est ce qu on met pour applanir, embellir ou agencer le rez de chaussée ou d estage, soit de quarreaux, de terre cuicte, pierre de taille ou dure, soit de ciment, soit d incrustation, ou de grez, Pauimentum, duquel mot il procede:… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • pave — pave; pave·ment; pave·men·tal; pave·ment·ed; un·pave; …   English syllables

  • pave — [ peıv ] verb transitive to put a hard flat surface on an area of ground, using bricks, blocks of stone, CONCRETE, etc: The floor was paved with marble flagstones. pave the way for something to create a situation that makes it possible or easier… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pave — UK US /peɪv/ verb ● pave the way (for/to sth) Cf. pave the way to sth …   Financial and business terms

  • pave — [peıv] v [T usually passive] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: paver, from Latin pavire to hit, press down with the foot ] 1.) to cover a path, road, area etc with a hard level surface such as blocks of stone or ↑concrete pave with ▪ The… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pave — ► VERB ▪ cover (a piece of ground) with flat stones or bricks. ● pave the way for Cf. ↑pave the way for DERIVATIVES paver noun paving noun. ORIGIN Old French paver …   English terms dictionary

  • pave — [pāv] vt. paved, paving [ME paven < OFr paver < VL * pavare, for L pavire, to ram, beat < IE base * pēu , to strike, chop > Lith piauti, L putare, to cut] 1. to cover over the surface of (a road, etc.), as with concrete, asphalt, or… …   English World dictionary


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