01. Most people are in favor of abortion under certain [circumstances].
02. Police are talking to a number of people in order to get more information about the [circumstances] in which the murder occurred.
03. We need to help poor people in whatever [circumstances] they are in.
04. We met at the hospital where she and my grandmother were both very ill. I wish we could have met under happier [circumstances], but nonetheless, I'm glad we did meet.
05. John was very angry, but under the [circumstances] I can't blame him.
06. Averil Coxhead has noted that the more words students know well and can use, the more meaning they can communicate in a wide variety of [circumstances].
07. Racist comments against others are totally unacceptable, no matter what the [circumstances].
08. The politician approved of abortion under certain [circumstances], but was against its use in general for religious reasons.
09. Mario Andretti once said, "[Circumstances] may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal."
10. There is a Chinese proverb which states that a wise man adapts himself to [circumstances], as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
11. Barry hasn't been doing a very good job at work lately, but I think we have to recognize that this is understandable, given the [circumstances] of his wife's illness.
12. George Bernard Shaw once said that the people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the [circumstances] they want, and if they can't find them, make them.
13. It is normal for Russian men to kiss each other under emotional [circumstances].
14. In December of 1970, the Italian government gave final approval to a law granting divorce in certain [circumstances].
15. Aristotle once stated that an ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of [circumstances].
16. Buddhism has not fossilized, and is still evolving to meet the differing [circumstances] of a changing world.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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