01. After loading our skis and bags, we [proceeded] onto the bus.
02. The [proceeds] of the book sale will go to support your community library.
03. After picking up a case of beer, the boys [proceeded] to get totally drunk.
04. Georges Bernanos once said that thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not [proceed] from a thought is nothing at all.
05. Jacques Maritain once suggested that poetry [proceeds] from the totality of man: sense, imagination, intellect, love, desire, instinct, blood and spirit together.
06. Criminal [proceedings] have been started against the President since the scandal was revealed.
07. After visiting Los Angeles, we [proceeded] to San Diego, where we stayed for over a week.
08. The urbanization of Canada [proceeded] generally from east to west.
09. The prosecution have decided not to [proceed] with an appeal because of a lack of evidence.
10. The government has said that construction of the factory will not be allowed to [proceed] until changes are made to reduce the impact on the environment.
11. In order for the peace process to [proceed], both sides in the conflict need to be more flexible.
12. Everything is [proceeding] exactly as planned.
13. Attention passengers on flight 514 to Honolulu. Please [proceed] to gate 33 where your plane is now boarding.
14. The school held a bake sale, and the [proceeds] were used to help pay for a camping trip for the students.
15. Only one third of Zambian children [proceed] from elementary to secondary education.
16. Henry Louis Mencken once suggested that any man who, having a child or children he can't support, [proceeds] to have another should be sterilized at once.
17. Francis Bacon once suggested that the noblest works and foundations have [proceeded] from childless men.
18. The geological evolution of our planet has [proceeded] according to uniform, gradual processes over an immense span of time.
19. Mankind's consumption of the Earth's natural resources is [proceeding] at a phenomenal pace.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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