01. The Americans have [dominated] Olympic basketball for many years.
02. After years of [domination] by the Japanese, the Korean people are now taking full control of their country.
03. He is a very [dominant] figure in the industry, so everyone listens to his advice.
04. PCs have clearly [dominated] the home computer industry for the last 20 years.
05. Women are generally [dominated] by men in many countries throughout the world.
06. The skyline of Denver is [dominated] by the view of the mountains.
07. Our team totally [dominated] the first period of the hockey game, but then we fell apart in the second period.
08. There is a Saudi Arabian proverb which states that habit is the sixth sense that [dominates] the other five.
09. Nelson Mandela once wrote, "I have fought against white [domination], and I have fought against black [domination]. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons will live together in harmony and with equal opportunities."
10. When the leader of a group of gorillas dies, the younger males contest for [dominance].
11. Poland was the [dominant] political power in eastern Europe from the fourteenth to the seventeenth century.
12. Marxists believe that all of human history can be analyzed in terms of the [dominant] modes of production.
13. Karl Marx believed that the [dominant] few encourage religious faith among the masses as a subtle tool in the process of economic exploitation.
14. For centuries, Korea was [dominated] by its larger and more aggressive neighbors.
15. Spain was [dominated] by the Moors from the 8th to the 11th centuries.
16. The Alps [dominate] Austria's western, southern and central regions.
17. The most [dominant] ethnic group in Pakistan is the Punjabis, who live on the fertile land of the Indus River Valley.
18. Spirit worship is the [dominant] belief of many of the hill tribe peoples of Laos.
19. Switzerland continues to [dominate] the world market in expensive wristwatches using handmade mechanical parts.
20. The Netherlands is a country [dominated] by water: three great rivers and the North Sea.
21. The Tower of London has [dominated] the capital city of England for over 900 years.
22. A typical elephant day is [dominated] by the 16 hours of feeding that it needs to support its great size.
23. They are such a strong team that they [dominate] every game they play, and usually win by a large margin.
24. The boy's mother is a very [dominating] person who does not allow him to make his own decisions.
25. The [dominant] surface process on the planet Mars is wind erosion.
26. The human species is so well adapted to life on this planet that it now [dominates] all other species on Earth.
27. The landscape of our planet is [dominated] by features formed by running water.
28. Italian attitudes [dominated] the musical thinking of the period from the late sixteenth century to the mid-eighteenth century.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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