01. She won't be able to [advance] to the next level if she doesn't work harder.
02. Restaurants are usually happy to provide free birthday cake if you let them know in [advance] that you will be bringing a group for a party.
03. His rapid [advancement] in the company is due purely to his hard work, and his ability to work under pressure.
04. It took the soldiers all day to [advance] a mere 500 yards under the heavy fire of the enemy.
05. His inability to speak French has limited his [advancement] in the federal public service.
06. Rebel forces are said to be [advancing] on the second largest city.
07. I asked my boss for an [advance] on my first paycheck so I could pay the rent, and he said it was no problem.
08. According to French designer Yves St-Laurent, a good model can [advance] fashion by ten years.
09. There is a Hebrew proverb which states that rivalry between scholars [advances] wisdom.
10. My dad joined the navy as an ordinary seaman, and through his effort was able to [advance] through the ranks, and retire as a lieutenant-commander.
11. The [advance] of the blossoming of cherry trees from south to north is tracked by the news in Japan every year.
12. In 1967, a leading American scientist stated that man would never reach the moon regardless of all future scientific [advances].
13. The company will [advance] you some money to cover your costs during the conference.
14. I asked the client to [advance] me $500 for materials at the beginning of the contract.
15. The [advancing] desert is a serious environmental problem in Saudi Arabia.
16. [Advancing] human settlements in Rwanda have driven out or destroyed much of the country's wildlife.
17. [Advanced] education is heavily subsidized in Singapore, with government paying up to 90% of university tuition fees.
18. Man's view of the earth and the dynamics of how it changes is seen by some scientists as one the most significant [advances] of our century.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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