01. I recently [connected] my computer to my stereo, so I can listen to music I download off the Internet on my sound system.
02. Who [disconnected] the telephone? I need to make a call.
03. There is a bathroom [connected] to the main bedroom.
04. Police believe they have sufficient evidence to [connect] their suspect to the murder.
05. The terrorist group is believed to be [connected] to a recent bombing in London.
06. The President has denied having any [connection] with a man who claims to have donated over $100,000 to the President's re-election effort in exchange for certain favors.
07. Benjamin Banneker once observed that the color of the skin is in no way [connected] with strength of the mind or intellectual powers.
08. There is a Babylonian proverb which states that friendship lasts but for a day, but business [connections] last forever.
09. A technician came today to [connect] the cable modem to our computer, so now we have highspeed Internet access.
10. It is estimated that by the year 2005, 1 billion people will be [connected] to the Internet.
11. Many thousands of years ago, the islands of the Philippines and Borneo were [connected] by land to each other, and to mainland Asia.
12. The rope bridge [connecting] the mainland of Northern Ireland with the island of Carrick-a-Rede is a popular stop for tourists.
13. I phoned my parents in Mexico last night, but I could hardly hear them. The [connection] was really bad.
14. In 1878, the first private [connection] by telephone in Great Britain was made when Queen Victoria spoke to Thomas Biddulph.
15. In May of 1995, Japanese police arrested Shoko Asahar in [connection] with the nerve-gas attack that killed 12 people on Tokyo's subways.
16. In June of 1959, the St. Lawrence Seaway, [connecting] the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean, was opened by Queen Elizabeth II and American President Dwight Eisenhower.
17. Our [connecting] flight doesn't leave for a few hours, so why don't we find some place to eat?
18. Psychologists have learned that when you consistently interact with someone, mutual feelings of [connectedness] tend to develop.
19. River systems are made up of a network of [connecting] channels.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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