01. Many words in English are [derived] from French.
02. Many words used in formal written English are of French [derivation].
03. Gandhi once said, "As long as you [derive] inner help and comfort from anything, keep it."
04. Penicillin is [derived] from a certain kind of mold.
05. The word "automobile" is [derived] from Greek and Latin words.
06. George couldn't [derive] any meaning from the poem.
07. The meaning of a word can sometimes be [derived] from its context.
08. One can [derive] some important conclusions using the results of a proper set of experiments.
09. Luc De Clapiers once observed that the fruit [derived] from labor is the sweetest of all pleasures.
10. Artist Henri Matisse once said that it is important to [derive] happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.
11. Roughly 25 percent of all prescription medicines in the United States are [derived] from plants.
12. Vincent van Gogh once stated that paintings have a life of their own that [derives] from the painter's soul.
13. Most modern European, Middle Eastern, and Indian languages are [derived] from the same family of languages, called Indo-European.
14. Bermuda's tourist industry [derives] 80% of its visitors from the United States.
15. A large percentage of the population of Paraguay [derives] their living from agricultural activity.
16. The beautiful temples of the Romans were [derived] from both Etruscan and Greek precedents.
17. Over four and a half million people in Indonesia [derive] their livelihood from fishing.
18. Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic theories were based principally on descriptive data [derived] from case studies.
19. Their music is very [derivative] of the punk fad of the 1970s.
20. Learning the [derivations] of new words can help in understanding and remembering new vocabulary.
21. She sat in the middle of the garden, [deriving] great pleasure from the sight of her flowers.
22. All rivers and streams carry a certain amount of dissolved material which is [derived] principally from ground water.
23. Karl Marx believed that his theories were [derived] from the empirical study of history and society.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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