property

01. The old man yelled at the young boys to get off his [property].
02. Ted and Barb have just bought some waterfront [property] up island, and are planning to build a house on the land.
03. These books are the [property] of the English Language Center.
04. My neighbor's son was charged with possession of stolen [property] after being found with hundreds of CDs hidden in his room.
05. His grandfather made a fortune by buying valuable [property] in downtown Seattle for almost nothing during the war.
06. Many common herbs are said to have medicinal [properties].
07. These chemicals have certain [properties] which are very dangerous to one's health.
08. Roger Babson once noted that [property] may be destroyed, and money may lose its purchasing power, but character, health, knowledge and good judgment will always be in demand under all conditions.
09. Robert Ingersoll once said that few rich men own their own [property]. The [property] owns them.
10. Junius once observed that however distinguished by rank or [property], in the rights of freedom we are all equal.
11. Kenneth Clark tells us that medieval marriages were entirely a matter of [property].
12. I read somewhere that all the swans in England are [property] of the Queen .
13. In old Siam, white elephants were so rare that they were automatically the [property] of the Emperor.
14. Hail destroys hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of crops and [property] each year.
15. Hippocrates noted the medicinal [properties] of lettuce in 430 B.C.
16. There are some one-celled creatures that have the [properties] of both plants and animals.
17. According to the Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Armenia, the national wealth of the nation is the [property] of its people.
18. A Czech proverb notes that a good neighbor increases the value of your [property].
19. It has been said that women constitute half the world's population, perform nearly two-thirds of its work hours, receive one-tenth of the world's income, and own less than one-hundredth of the world's [property].
20. The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that everyone has the right to own [property] alone as well as in association with others.
21. Scientists classify light according to two main physical [properties]: wavelength and intensity.
22. Science has not yet succeeded in achieving anything resembling an artificial brain, but simple computerized networks have been developed showing brainlike [properties].
23. The study of magnetic [properties] in the rocks of North America suggests that the magnetic pole has migrated somewhat over the last several hundred million years.
24. In the beginning of democracy in America, the right to vote was restricted to white male [property] owners.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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