01. She [continued] to work long after her co-workers had gone home.
02. If you [continue] to miss classes, you will fail the course.
03. We have had [continual] problems with our neighbors since they moved in a year ago.
04. She lives in [continual] pain as a result of the accident.
05. The baby cried almost [continually] for about four hours last night, so we didn't get much sleep.
06. The lights were buzzing [continually], and the noise was driving me crazy.
07. It has been raining [continuously] for over a week now.
08. The [continuation] of the war will only result in the death of hundreds more innocent people.
09. His new book is simply a [continuation] of the story which began in his previous novel.
10. The human rights organization Amnesty International [continues] to fight for political prisoners throughout the world.
11. They [discontinued] this line of shoes because they weren't selling.
12. I hope to [continue] working here for another five years.
13. She [continued] working right up to the day before she gave birth.
14. The old man looked up as his wife entered the room, and then [continued] reading his paper.
15. The mouse [continued] eating the cheese as the cat slowly crept nearer.
16. Elbert Hubbard once suggested that the greatest mistake you can make in life is to be [continually] fearing you will make one.
17. Plato once advised, "Never discourage anyone who [continually] makes progress, no matter how slow."
18. Lloyd Dobens once stated that [continual] improvement is an unending journey.
19. Somerset Maugham once remarked that love is a dirty trick played on us to ensure the [continuation] of the species.
20. Carl Von Clausewitz once suggested that war is a [continuation] of politics by other means.
21. Iris Murdoch once said that one of the secrets of a happy life is [continuous] small treats.
22. Baby orangutans cling almost [continually] to their mothers until well after their first birthday.
23. Crocodiles [continually] grow new teeth to replace teeth that are broken or that fall out.
24. Almost 100 different cities around the world have had cable cars over the years, but all except San Francisco have [discontinued] their use.
25. The human brain [continues] to send out electrical signals for more than 35 hours after the person dies.
26. The Bible tells us that he that is of a merry heart has a [continual] feast.
27. A Greek proverb notes that character is habit long [continued].
28. A Hawaiian proverb tells us, "[Continue] to do good, and heaven will come down to you."
29. If you [continue] along this road for another mile or so, you will see the school on your left.
30. We [continued] along the trail for about 10 miles before finding a campsite.
31. Children need stability and [continuity] in their lives, not constant change.
32. There have been reports of [continuous] gunfire near the palace.
33. The phone has been ringing [continuously] all day, so I haven't had time for a break.
34. Sophie's excellent marks in high school [continued] right through university.
35. It is important to have some [continuity] in our courses when students move from one level to another.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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