01. She has made excellent [progress] in school due to her hard work.
02. The [progression] from adolescence to adulthood is often a difficult time for young people.
03. Many Japanese corporations are known for their [progressive] management practices.
04. The [progress] of the disease seems to have accelerated somewhat in the last week, and his doctor is very worried.
05. Frederick Douglass once said that if there is no struggle, there is no [progress].
06. I worked hard in the garden today, but it doesn't look as though I made any [progress] at all.
07. America's economy made substantial [progress] after World War Two.
08. Oscar Wilde once remarked that discontent is the first step in the [progress] of a man or a nation.
09. At any given time, there are 1,800 thunderstorms in [progress] over Earth's atmosphere.
10. The disease had [progressed] to the point where it was no longer treatable, and the doctors could only help the patient to be comfortable until he died.
11. Members of urban industrial cultures often believe their own culture is the superior end product of inevitable and [progressive] evolutionary development.
12. The blue wheel on the flag of India stands for peace and [progress].
13. Shyness can stand in the way of [progress] in learning a foreign language.
14. Amsterdam, in the Netherlands, is considered by some to be quite [progressive] for its legalization of prostitution, and its lenient attitude towards drug use.
15. The Baha'i religion states that "Every [progress] depends on two things, knowledge and practice. First acquire knowledge, and when conviction is reached, put it into practice."
16. Technological [progress] and our standard of living are intimately related to energy consumption.
17. I think Toshi's English is [progressing] at a good rate.
18. Stress can slow one's [progress] and therefore must be minimized in order to allow for the full development of one's potential.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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