01. Her sister was her constant [companion] for the last few months before she died.
02. Dogs are important [companions] for many people who live on the street.
03. He lives a life alone, with only his cat as a [companion].
04. It is important to choose your [companions] carefully before going on any long trip.
05. Frodo had three [companions] from the Shire, Sam, Merry and Pippin, with him on his journey through Middle Earth.
06. In Japan, it is considered polite if you pour your [companion's] drink, and he/she pours yours.
07. The home of Sherlock Holmes and his [companion] Dr. Watson was 221B Baker Street, in London.
08. Katherine Hathaway once said that a person needs to separate himself from family and [companions], and go to new places in order to be open to influences, to change.
09. Louis Aragon once said that error is certainty's constant [companion].
10. Pythagoras once observed that friends are as [companions] on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
11. Saint Augustine once said that patience is the [companion] of wisdom.
12. Susan Jeffers once said, "We cannot escape fear. We can only transform it into a [companion] that accompanies us on all our exciting adventures."
13. Eda LeShan once remarked that when we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only [companion] we will have from birth to death -- ourselves.
14. Francis Bacon once suggested that wives are young men's mistresses; [companions] for middle age; and old men's nurses.
15. An African proverb tells us that without human [companions], paradise itself would be an undesirable place.
16. There is an Arab proverb which states, "Choose your neighbor before your house, and your [companion] before the road."
17. A Korean proverb observes that there is no winter without snow, no spring without sunshine, and no happiness without [companions].
18. Rachel Carson once suggested that if a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the [companionship] of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.
19. The old man's only [companion] is his dog.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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