01. The children were so [excited] the night before Christmas that they had trouble falling asleep.
02. Professional soccer has failed to generate much [excitement] in this country.
03. Hee-Joo is really [excited] about studying English in Ireland next year.
04. The idea of working on this project really [excites] me, even if I am a little nervous.
05. I was surprised by how much interest the wedding of Charles and Diana [excited] in Quebec, where the monarchy is generally quite unpopular.
06. The chase scene in the movie was really [exciting], and the special effects were unbelievable.
07. The young men became quite [excited] when the strippers appeared on stage.
08. He tried to [excite] his wife by showing her a sex film, but it didn't work at all.
09. The children were [excitedly] searching around the room for the chocolate Easter eggs.
10. We heard the [excited] voices of people warning everyone to stay away from the building where an armed man was holding a woman hostage.
11. The [excitement] of the fair was too much for the little girl, and she burst into tears.
12. Jumping out of an airplane was perhaps the most [exciting] adventure of his life.
13. Bungee-jumping is an [excitingly] dangerous and popular new sport for those seeking a quick thrill.
14. Catnip, a plant which is known for [exciting] cats, also has an effect on lions and tigers.
15. Research suggests that different colors suggest different moods: green is positive, black is powerful, red is [exciting], blue is peaceful, and yellow is attention-getting.
16. The singer Cher once said that the trouble with some women is they get all [excited] about nothing, and then they marry him.
17. James Conant once remarked that every vital organization owes its birth and life to an [exciting] and daring idea.
18. Taylor Caldwell once observed that learning should be a joy, and full of [excitement]. It is life's greatest adventure.
19. Rosalyn Yalow once noted that the [excitement] of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you're learning you're not old.
20. Shunryu Suzuki once stated that zen is not some kind of [excitement], but concentration on our usual everyday routine.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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