drama

01. She studied [drama] in high school, and hopes to go into acting.
02. Her son is very [dramatic], so when he fell and bumped his head, he screamed and cried as if he was dying or something.
03. A number of mothers staged a day-long hunger strike to [dramatize] the plight of low-income families in our country.
04. The number of young people starting smoking dropped [dramatically] when the government raised taxes on cigarettes by over 10%.
05. They did a short excerpt of a play by Shakespeare in their [drama] class yesterday.
06. The [drama] of the hostage crisis has been at the top of the news nightly for a week.
07. The reunion between the two brothers who hadn't seen each other for 20 years was a really [dramatic] moment.
08. His son is very [dramatic], and makes any little problem seem like a major crisis.
09. Family size in this country has declined [dramatically] since the mid-nineteenth century.
10. The potential for religion to contribute to conflict has been [dramatically] illustrated in Northern Ireland.
11. On a dark night far from city lights, our Milky Way is a [dramatic] sight.
12. Alfred Hitchcock said that [drama] is life with the dull bits cut out.
13. In a [dramatic] rescue today, the Coast Guard saved over 20 sailors from a freighter sinking off the coast of Newfoundland.
14. Police were able to save four people being held hostage by a gunman in a [dramatic] rescue at a local bank this morning.
15. Minna Thomas Antrim once observed that the [drama] of life begins with a wail, and ends with a sigh.
16. A recent survey revealed that criminals who commit violent acts on television [dramas] go unpunished 73 percent of the time.
17. The problem of acid rain has increased [dramatically] in recent years.
18. The discovery of oil in the 1950s had a [dramatic] effect on the Libyan economy and society.
19. The most [dramatic] announcement in modern South African history was made on February 2, 1990.
20. Cambodia's economy slowed [dramatically] in 1997-98 due to the regional economic crisis, and civil disorder.
21. Remember, when giving a presentation, one [dramatic] statistic is better than three boring statistics.
22. The local television station broadcast a [dramatization] of the crime in an attempt to find witnesses.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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