advertise

01. If you want to sell your car, you should [advertise] at the university. Lots of students are looking for good, used cars.
02. Before Christmas, toy manufacturers [advertise] on every television station so that they can increase their sales.
03. Hello, I'm phoning about your [ad] in the paper for a used bicycle.
04. He saw an [ad] in the newspaper by a company that said it had the lowest prices for computer systems in the city.
05. I saw an [advertisement] in the newspaper for a long-distance phone service that lets you phone anywhere in the country for 5¢ a minute.
06. She got a good job in [advertising] after completing her degree in graphic design.
07. We [advertised] for a new salesman in the local paper, and got over 50 applications.
08. Stephen Leacock once said that [advertising] may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
09. Joseph E. Levine once observed that you can fool all the people all the time if the [advertising] budget is big enough.
10. I read somewhere that in 1984, a farmer began renting [advertising] space on his cows.
11. The first toy product ever [advertised] on television was Mr. Potato Head.
12. The average American sees or hears 560 [advertisements] a day.
13. There is a growing movement in many cities to reclaim the streets from [advertisers] who put their billboards and slogans everywhere in our public spaces.
14. Until the late 1980s, [advertisements] were not shown on Russian television.
15. In Britain, it is illegal to [advertise] job vacancies on the basis of race or sex.
16. I saw an [advert] in the paper for a used car you might be interested in.
17. An African proverb states that good things sell themselves; those that are bad have to be [advertised].
18. With so many different [ads] in magazines, we have to be sure that ours really catches people's eye.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • advertise — ad‧ver‧tise [ˈædvətaɪz ǁ ər ] verb [intransitive, transitive] 1. MARKETING to tell people publicly about a product or service in order to persuade them to buy it: • Beer and wine are both advertised on TV. • They were among the most heavily… …   Financial and business terms

  • Advertise — Ad ver*tise (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Advertised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Advertising}.] [F. avertir, formerly also spelt advertir, to warn, give notice to, L. advertere to turn to. The ending was probably influenced by the noun advertisement. See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • advertise — I verb advise, announce, apprise, attract, broadcast, circularize, circulate, communicate, describe, disseminate, divulge, exhibit, expose, feature, flourish, focus the attention, headline, herald, inform, notice, notify, placard, post, proclaim …   Law dictionary

  • advertise — [ad′vər tīz΄] vt. advertised, advertising [ME advertisen < OFr a(d)vertiss , extended stem of advertir, to warn, call attention to < L advertere, ADVERT1] 1. to tell about or praise (a product, service, etc.) publicly, as through newspapers …   English World dictionary

  • advertise — (v.) early 15c., to take notice of, from M.Fr. advertiss , prp. stem of a(d)vertir to warn (12c.), from L. advertere turn toward, from ad toward (see AD (Cf. ad )) + vertere to turn (see VERSUS (Cf. versus)). Sense shift …   Etymology dictionary

  • advertise — (Brit.) ad·ver·tise || ædvÉ™taɪz v. publicise, promote, draw attention to (generally in order to sell goods or services); publicly announce; give notice, inform; (in Poker card game) bluff in order to make the bluff apparent (also advertize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • advertise — publish, announce, proclaim, broadcast, promulgate, *declare Analogous words: report, recount, *relate: *communicate, impart Contrasted words: *suppress, repress: conceal, *hide, bury …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • advertise — is spelt ise, not ize …   Modern English usage

  • advertise — [v] publicize for the purpose of selling or causing one to want acquaint, advance, advise, announce, apprise, ballyhoo*, beat the drum for*, bill, blazon, boost*, build up, circularize, communicate, declare, disclose, display, divulge, drum*,… …   New thesaurus

  • advertise — ► VERB 1) present or describe (a product, service, or event) in a public medium so as to promote sales. 2) seek to fill (a vacancy) by placing a notice in a newspaper or other medium. 3) make (a quality or fact) known. DERIVATIVES advertiser noun …   English terms dictionary

  • advertise — [[t]æ̱dvə(r)taɪz[/t]] ♦♦♦ advertises, advertising, advertised 1) VERB If you advertise something such as a product, an event, or a job, you tell people about it in newspapers, on television, or on posters in order to encourage them to buy the… …   English dictionary

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