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01. By studying details of the different murders, the detective was able to draw up a psychological [profile] of the person believed to have committed the murders.
02. Today's newspaper features [profiles] of the leading candidates in next week's municipal election.
03. Police have come up with a likely psychological [profile] of the suspected serial killer.
04. The newest edition of Time magazine [profiles] a young Americans who are making a significant contribution to our society.
05. This rock formation looks like a woman in [profile].
06. Expo '67 in Montreal really raised that city's [profile] in the world.
07. Tonight's sporting news [profiles] the career of basketball star Kobe Bryant.
08. The scientists have completed a geological [profile] of the ocean floor in this area showing all the valleys, plains and everything under water.
09. The soil [profile] on the farm has been disrupted by the flooding.
10. He has a big nose and a pointed chin so I would recognize him by his [profile] even if I didn't see his face clearly.
11. The [profile] of the average computer virus writer is age 14-24, talented, intelligent, and driven by a rebellious, adolescent need to call attention to himself.
12. It is hoped that by hosting the economic summit, the city will be able to raise its [profile] on the international stage.
13. The governor has been keeping a low [profile] during the investigation into the scandal.
14. His excellent work on the project has certainly helped to raise his [profile] in the organization.
15. Benjamin Franklin once suggested that all a man needs to be elected President is the kind of [profile] that looks good on a postage stamp.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Profile — Pro file, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Profiled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Profiling}] [Cf. F. profiler, It. profilare. See {Profile}, n.] 1. to draw the outline of; to draw in profile, as an architectural member. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mech.) To shape the outline… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • profile — index brief, characterize, configuration (form), contour (outline), contour (shape), cross sect …   Law dictionary


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