task


task
01. One of the most important [tasks] in learning a foreign language is to get over one's fear of making mistakes.
02. You have a number of different [tasks] that you need to complete this morning.
03. One of the most difficult [tasks] in learning a second language is being able to understand television or movies.
04. She is responsible for the majority of administrative [tasks] to be done in the office.
05. It is your [task] to make sure that the mail is distributed to the different departments within the division.
06. Rainer Maria Rilke once said that for one human being to love another is perhaps the most difficult of our [tasks]; the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
07. Winston Churchill once stated that to build is often the slow and laborious [task] of years, but to destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
08. Tracing the direct effects of the media is a very difficult research [task].
09. In the typical North American household, the husband's share of housework [tasks] is small and does not vary with his wife's labor-force status.
10. There is a Hawaiian proverb which states that no [task] is too big when done together.
11. My first [task] after I finish high school is to get a job.
12. This machine can perform all the [tasks] of our human workforce in half the time.
13. It is important to do every [task] in the second language class if you want to improve.
14. They accomplished the [task] in half the time expected.
15. Women in the Côte d'Ivoire often have to carry their small children on their backs while doing manual [tasks] like farming or carrying water.
16. In Barbados, the mother is generally responsible for all the child-rearing [tasks].
17. Men in the Republic of Georgia are unlikely to help with household chores such as washing or cooking, which they consider feminine [tasks].
18. A recent study found that moods influence how effectively people accomplish [tasks] together.
19. One of the receptionist's [tasks] is to open the mail each morning.
20. Psychologists systematically measure people's responses to carefully constructed questions and [tasks].
21. One's ability to perform complex [tasks] is generally disrupted by a lack of sleep.
22. A Chinese proverb notes that great [tasks] can be reduced to small [tasks], and small [tasks] can be reduced to nothing.
23. A proper essay addresses its writing [task] in an effective manner.
24. The government has created a [task] force to look at transportation alternatives.

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  • task — [task, täsk] n. [ME taske < NormFr tasque (OFr tasche) < ML tasca, for taxa, a tax < L taxare, to rate, value, TAX] 1. a piece of work assigned to or demanded of a person 2. any piece of work 3. an undertaking involving labor or… …   English World dictionary

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  • Task — Task, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tasked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tasking}.] 1. To impose a task upon; to assign a definite amount of business, labor, or duty to. [1913 Webster] There task thy maids, and exercise the loom. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To oppress …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Task — (t[.a]sk), n. [OE. taske, OF. tasque, F. t[^a]che, for tasche, LL. tasca, taxa, fr. L. taxare to rate, appraise, estimate. See {Tax}, n. & v.] 1. Labor or study imposed by another, often in a definite quantity or amount. [1913 Webster] Ma task of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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