01. Einstein's most famous formula states that E [equals] mc2.
02. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., spent his life working to obtain [equality] for all people in society.
03. Unions have helped women receive an [equitable] wage for the work they do.
04. Racial [equality] has not yet been achieved in my country.
05. Add [equal] amounts of flour and milk for the pancake mixture.
06. The province of Quebec is [equal] to approximately three times the area of France.
07. The food was [equally] divided among the families there.
08. It is doubtful that anyone will ever [equal] the hockey career of Wayne Gretzky.
09. Our world is seriously endangered by enormous wealth [inequalities] and major disruptions of the global environment.
10. She speaks Japanese and French with [equal] fluency.
11. Mahatma Gandhi once joked that he believed in [equality] for everyone except reporters and photographers.
12. Winston Churchill once said, "I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as [equals]."
13. Anatole France once observed that the law, in its majestic [equality], forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
14. Pitirim Sorokin found that all known human societies have been characterized by [inequality].
15. Someone once joked that in a few minutes a computer can make a mistake so great that it would take many men many months to [equal] it.
16. As George Orwell observed in his novel Animal Farm, "All animals are created [equal], but some are more [equal] than others."
17. There is a German proverb which states that poor or rich, death makes us all [equal].
18. Identical twins develop from the [equal] division of a fertilized egg.
19. Mohammed Ali Jinnah viewed a divided India as the only solution to economic and religious [inequality] in the region.
20. The Beatles sang, "And in the end, the love you take is [equal] to the love you make."
21. The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to [equal] pay for [equal] work.
22. The brontosaurus [equaled] the weight of six elephants.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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