01. Which restaurant would you [recommend]?
02. I wouldn't [recommend] that movie to anyone. It was really boring.
03. Health experts [recommend] a diet low in meats, and high in fruits and vegetables.
04. I [recommend] today's special, a wonderful vegetarian lasagne served with a crispy garden salad, and your choice of ice cream or cheesecake for dessert.
05. The guy at the bike store [recommended] I get thinner tires for use in the city instead of my big, off-road tires.
06. It is [recommended] that you always boil your water when you go wilderness camping.
07. I should have followed my friend's [recommendation]. He told me to buy a new car, but I got a used one, and I've been having all kinds of problems with it.
08. My teacher [recommended] I go to the pronunciation clinic to work on my accent.
09. Beethoven once said, "[Recommend] to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold."
10. We hired the services of a consultant, who made a number of [recommendations] on how we could increase efficiency in our business.
11. Health experts [recommend] no more than 6 grams of salt each day.
12. Studies show that more than 60 percent of adults do not achieve the [recommended] amount of regular physical activity.
13. In Egypt, people are [recommended] to eat lots of cucumbers in order to avoid getting sick in the extreme heat.
14. To help prevent cancer, experts [recommend] eating seven to ten servings of vegetables and fruits per day.
15. Aristotle once noted that personal beauty is a greater [recommendation] than any letter of reference.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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