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01. I'll have my secretary send you a copy of the [contracts].
02. Patrick Roy's new hockey [contract] is worth over ten million dollars a year.
03. The young popstar became famous while still in high school after winning a [contract] with a major record label.
04. To close a marriage [contract] in Togo, the groom's family pays the bride's family a certain amount of money.
05. In 1962, Decca Records rejected the Beatles for a [contract], saying, "We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out."
06. The boss was really excited when he heard we had won the [contract].
07. We have a [contractual] obligation to sell at a fixed price, no matter what happens to interest rates.
08. She is working in an office downtown on a two-month [contract], but is hoping to find a permanent job pretty soon.
09. When a star exhausts its fuel supply, its core begins to [contract], and its outer parts swell.
10. The movie [contracts] signed by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers forbade the couple from dancing together in public.
11. The workers are negotiating a new [contract] with management.
12. In August of 1961, the Beatles began their [contract] as the regular headliners at Liverpool's Cavern Club, where they performed about 300 times over the next two years.
13. Jellyfish move by expanding and then [contracting] their bodies, which forces out water, and moves them forward.
14. You'd better make sure that everything the salesman tells you is written into the [contract].
15. She had been a blood donor for over 25 years, but she had to stop giving blood after she [contracted] HIV.
16. He [contracted] AIDS after having unprotected sex with another man.
17. We can't really afford to waste time; if we don't get this done today, we could lose this [contract].
18. I asked the client to advance me $500 for materials at the beginning of the [contract].
19. Because he is blind, singer Stevie Wonder signs all his [contracts] with a thumbprint.
20. Elizabeth Taylor was the first Hollywood star to sign a one-million-dollar [contract].
21. John Seldon once suggested that marriage is nothing but a civil [contract].
22. A Hebrew proverb suggests that no marriage [contract] is made without a quarrel.
23. Nelson Mandela once observed that only free men can negotiate. Prisoners cannot enter into [contracts].
24. The government has [contracted] with our firm to publicize all their policy initiatives.
25. The muscles [contract] when they are cold and expand when they are hot.
26. The [contractions] of the stomach help to mix and digest food.
27. My wife is having very intense [contractions]. I'm afraid the baby will be born before we can get to the hospital.
28. Weapons [contractors] are opposed to the peace process.
29. The [contractor] said the building would be finished by the end of the year.
30. We are [contractually] obliged to deal with this firm.
31. Many people in this country have [contracted] HIV through blood transfusions.
32. The University of Victoria has [contracted] to oversee an online writing course for a number of institutions overseas.
33. She was in hospital for a month after [contracting] some kind of virus.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • contract — con·tract 1 / kän ˌtrakt/ n [Latin contractus from contrahere to draw together, enter into (a relationship or agreement), from com with, together + trahere to draw] 1: an agreement between two or more parties that creates in each party a duty to… …   Law dictionary

  • Contract — • The canonical and moralist doctrine on this subject is a development of that contained in the Roman civil law. In civil law, a contract is defined as the union of several persons in a coincident expression of will by which their legal relations …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • CONTRACT — (Heb. חוֹזֶה, ḥozeh), in general law theory a legally binding agreement between two or more parties, in terms of which one party undertakes for the benefit of the other to perform or refrain from a certain act. As such, contract is the main… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • contract — CONTRACT. s. m. Paction, convention, traitté entre deux, ou plusieurs personnes portant obligation des contractants l un. envers l autre. Contract de bonne foy. contract civil. contract verbal, ou par parole. Contract par escrit. contract de… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • contract — CONTRÁCT, contracte, s.n. Acord încheiat, ca urmare a înţelegerii intervenite între două sau mai multe persoane (fizice sau juridice), pentru crearea, modificarea sau stingerea (stinge) unor drepturi şi obligaţii în relaţiile dintre ele; act,… …   Dicționar Român

  • contract — [kän′trakt΄] for n. & usually for vt.1 & vi.1 [; kən trakt′] for v. generally n. [OFr < L contractus, pp. of contrahere, to draw together, make a bargain < com , together + trahere, to DRAW] 1. an agreement between two or more people to do… …   English World dictionary

  • Contract — Con*tract (k[o^]n*tr[a^]kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contracted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contracting}.] [L. contractus, p. p. of contrahere to contract; con + trahere to draw: cf. F. contracter. See {Trace}, and cf. {Contract}, n.] 1. To draw together or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • contract — n Contract, bargain, compact, pact, treaty, entente, convention, cartel, concordat designate an agreement reached after negotiation and ending in an exchange of promises between the parties concerned. Contract applies especially to a formal… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Contract J.A.C.K. — Contract J.A.C.K. Éditeur Sierra Entertainment Développeur Monolith Productions Date de sortie 11 novembre 2003 Genre FPS Mode de jeu Un joueur …   Wikipédia en Français

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