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01. They have a whale in the Aquarium that [performs] tricks for spectators at 3:00 daily.
02. The concert was stopped when one of the [performers] had a heart attack.
03. The next [performance] by the Bolshoi Ballet will be held on Tuesday.
04. My sister is an accomplished piano player who has [performed] concerts all over the country.
05. She has been playing music for a long time, but she's never [performed] on stage before.
06. This machine has 3 different parts to it, each of which [performs] a different function.
07. China's women's volleyball team has [performed] well in competitions leading up to the Olympics.
08. Edward Everett Hale once said that life has no rehearsals, only [performances].
09. There is a Moroccan proverb which states that you should [perform] good deeds because you will not regret them.
10. In Pakistan, goats are often sacrificed to improve the [performance] of the stock market.
11. Regular physical activity that is [performed] on most days of the week reduces the risk of developing or dying from some of the leading causes of illness and death in the United States.
12. Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador once [performed] a marriage ceremony in a remote village in which 30 couples got married at the same time.
13. The Beatles gave their very first [performance] on BBC Radio in March of 1962.
14. In 1964, Sidney Poitier became the first black actor to win an Oscar award for his [performance] in the film "Lilies of the Field."
15. Animal testing studies are [performed] to find out how drugs affect the human body when used medicinally.
16. The British national anthem, "God Save the King", was first [performed] in public at the Drury Lane Theater in London in September of 1745.
17. Germany's normally powerful economy turned in a relatively weak [performance] throughout much of the 1990s.
18. Good food provides the body with premium fuel to [perform] at its peak.

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  • perform — per·form vt 1: to adhere to and fulfill the terms of perform an obligation 2: to carry out or bring about perform the work according to design 3: to do according to prescribed ritual or law perform a marriage ceremony 4 …   Law dictionary

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  • Perform — Per*form , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Performed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Performing}.] [OE. performen, parfourmen, parfournen, OF. parfornir, parfournir, to finish, complete; OF. & F. par (see {Par}) + fournir to finish, complete. The word has been… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • perform — [pər fôrm′] vt. [ME performen < Anglo Fr parformer, altered (infl. by forme,FORM) < OFr parfournir, to perform, consummate < par (< L per , intens.) + fornir, to accomplish, FURNISH] 1. to act on so as to accomplish or bring to… …   English World dictionary

  • Perform — Per*form , v. i. To do, execute, or accomplish something; to acquit one s self in any business; esp., to represent sometimes by action; to act a part; to play on a musical instrument; as, the players perform poorly; the musician performs on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perform — [v1] carry out, accomplish achieve, act, be engaged in, behave, bring about, bring off, carry through, carry to completion, complete, comply, deliver the goods*, discharge, dispose of, do, do justice to*, do to a turn*, effect, end, enforce,… …   New thesaurus

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  • perform — c.1300, carry into effect, fulfill, discharge, via Anglo Fr. performir, altered (by influence of O.Fr. forme form ) from O.Fr. parfornir to do, carry out, finish, accomplish, from par completely + fornir to provide (see FURNISH (Cf. furnish)).… …   Etymology dictionary

  • perform — ► VERB 1) carry out, accomplish, or fulfil (an action, task, or function). 2) work, function, or do something to a specified standard. 3) present entertainment to an audience. 4) (of an investment) yield a profitable return. DERIVATIVES… …   English terms dictionary

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