01. Mike has made a [considerable] amount of money investing in the stock market.
02. We're thinking of buying a house now that prices have come down [considerably] in the last year.
03. The gas station is a [considerable] distance from here.
04. He is [considerably] older than his wife, and will likely die while she is still quite young.
05. A perfect emerald is worth [considerably] more money than a diamond of equal size.
06. International oil and cocoa prices have [considerable] impact on the economy of Cameroon.
07. Since World War Two, the tiny nation of Andorra has achieved [considerable] prosperity through its tourist industry.
08. Crime in this area has decreased [considerably] since the police increased their foot patrols.
09. The young boy showed [considerable] promise as a diver within his first year of competition.
10. Because of inflation, prices have gone up [considerably] for almost everything.
11. Your chances of finding a job will improve [considerably] if you can improve your computer skills.
12. Jamaica's budget deficit has been [considerably] reduced in recent years.
13. Women walking alone late at night in large cities are at [considerable] risk in this country.
14. Samuel Johnson once suggested that every man has a lurking wish to appear [considerable] in his native place.
15. David Elkind has noted that the conviction that the best way to prepare children for a harsh, rapidly changing world is to introduce formal instruction at an early age is wrong. There is simply no evidence to support it, and [considerable] evidence against it.
16. Jane Austen once wrote that surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often [considerable].

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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