01. Mother Teresa [dedicated] her entire life to helping the poor and homeless of Calcutta.
02. My mother [dedicated] every hour of the day to taking care of us four children while my father was away at sea.
03. The teacher has promised that he will [dedicate] an entire class to reviewing the material that will be on the test.
04. The [dedication] in the book reads, "To Shirley. All my love, always. John."
05. Teresa is a [dedicated] fan of the band, and owns every CD they've ever recorded.
06. Nelson Mandela's [dedication] to the cause of freedom in South Africa eventually led him from jail to the presidency of his country.
07. The Premier's [dedication] to this province will be recognized with a statue on the lawn of the Legislative Buildings.
08. His success is due to his [dedication] to his job.
09. There is a big monument in the park [dedicated] to the men who lost their lives in the Great War.
10. The new recreation center will be [dedicated] in honor of the town's first mayor.
11. Martin Luther King once said that almost always, the creative [dedicated] minority has made the world better.
12. Football player Roger Staubach once suggested that confidence comes from hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and [dedication].
13. Baseball player Willie Mays once stated that in order to excel, you must be completely [dedicated] to your chosen sport.
14. Russell Baker once said that research is a scientific activity [dedicated] to discovering what makes grass green.
15. The traditional Ukrainian Christmas Eve supper has twelve courses, and each course is [dedicated] to one of Christ's apostles.
16. In March of 1859, the first political party [dedicated] to the working class, the Political Labor League of Victoria, was founded in Melbourne, Australia.
17. Constantinople was [dedicated] as the new capital of the Roman Empire in the year 330.
18. MADD is an organization which is [dedicated] to finding effective solutions to the problem of drunk driving.
19. The great composer Bach had a very religious outlook on life and [dedicated] much of his music to God.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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