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01. Vocabulary is generally easier to understand if you look at it in [context].
02. When trying to discover the meaning of new vocabulary, it helps to look at [contextual] clues, such as the position of the word in a sentence.
03. The newspaper took his comments completely out of [context] and made him look really bad.
04. We can only understand his decision if we look at the [context] of the social policies of his era.
05. His remarks seem quite strange until you see the [context] in which they were said, and realize that it was all a big joke.
06. In the [context] of his religion, his actions can be seen as reasonable.
07. You took what I said totally out of [context]. You know very well that I was just teasing you.
08. Schools provide a [context] for the operation of youth subculture.
09. Children are generally socialized in informal [contexts], such as with the family, babysitters and peer groups.
10. One's values should be viewed in the [context] of one's culture.
11. Scientist Carl Sagan once noted that it is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English, up to fifty words used in correct [context], no human being has been reported to have learned Dolphinese.
12. When practising vocabulary, it is a good idea to try to write your own sentences in [context] in order to learn how the words are actually used.
13. So-called magic mushrooms have been used for centuries, primarily in the [context] of religious rituals and ceremonies.
14. Social [context] has been shown to have a great influence on individual behavior.
15. Michael McCarthy wrote that the purpose of vocabulary learning should include both remembering words and the ability to use them automatically in a wide range of language [contexts] when the need arises.
16. Seeing vocabulary in different [contexts] can help you understand how the words are used.
17. Research suggests that the [decontextualised] learning of vocabulary is not sufficient to allow a student to truly know and be able to use a word.
18. You have to [contextualize] the remark in the overall discussion to fully understand what was meant.
19. New vocabulary which is [uncontextualized] can be difficult to understand clearly.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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