01. Jenna is [considering] moving to Japan for a year because she wants to be an airline hostess, and needs to learn another language.
02. In [consideration] of others, please do not put your feet on the chairs in front of you.
03. We're [considering] buying a car, but if we do, it'll probably be a used one.
04. Have you ever [considered] going to art school? I really think you have a lot of talent.
05. Janice is a very [considerate] person, always thinking of others, and trying to help when she can.
06. I think it was a little [inconsiderate] of you to eat the last of the ice cream without asking your sister if she wanted any.
07. The accompaniment of a string quartet to the Beatles' song "Yesterday" was [considered] a real musical innovation in its time.
08. The artist formerly known as Prince once remarked, "If a man is [considered] guilty for what goes on in his mind, give me the electric chair for all my future crimes."
09. There is a Czech proverb which advises us to [consider] each day of our life to be the best.
10. There is a Japanese proverb which says to [consider] the facts seven times before you suspect someone.
11. There is a Sumerian proverb which states that if you lie, and then tell the truth, the truth will be [considered] a lie.
12. I heard a doctor on television say that he [considered] smoking around young children to be a form of abuse.
13. The sloth is [considered] to be the laziest animal in the world.
14. Class size is an important [consideration] when deciding where to study ESL.
15. Dogs have long been [considered] man's best friend.
16. One of the biggest environmental issues in Belgium is the condition of its beaches, where the sea is often [considered] unhealthy for swimming.
17. My wife and I are [considering] adopting a child, now that we know that we can never have a baby of our own.
18. Harper Lee once wrote that you never really understand a person until you [consider] things from his point of view.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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