01. Do I know you? Your face looks really [familiar] to me.
02. Why don't you just walk around the offices, and [familiarize] yourself with the routine here before trying to get any work done today?
03. That music sounds [familiar] to me. Where have I heard it before?
04. I'm not very [familiar] with this part of the trail, so you'd better go ahead.
05. Are you [familiar] with the works of Claude Debussey?
06. It's nice to come back to Topeka and see all your [familiar] faces.
07. Many of the characters in the book will be [familiar] to those who have read his previous novels.
08. Raymond Lindquist said that courage is the power to let go of the [familiar].
09. The voice on the phone was [familiar], but I couldn't quite figure out who it was.
10. One of the other workers will help you until you become [familiar] with the machine you'll be working on.
11. [Familiarity] with a topic you are reading about in a second language makes it easier to guess the meaning of new vocabulary.
12. Dealing with an [unfamiliar] currency can be very confusing for the average tourist.
13. By studying psychology, you may learn things about yourself that conflict with your [familiar] view of everyday experience.
14. Paul Nation notes that knowing a word includes being [familiar] with its written form so that it is recognized when it is met in reading.
15. Paul Nation states that when learners are given training in guessing the meaning of new vocabulary from context, they should work with texts where at least 95% of the words are [familiar] to them.
16. The comic opera of the late 1700s represented people in [familiar] situations, and required only modest performing resources.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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