01. The children were able to [amuse] themselves during the bus ride by drawing and reading comics.
02. The movie wasn't very funny; it was only mildly [amusing].
03. The baby seemed [amused] by the toys that were shown to her, and smiled and laughed at them.
04. Nina told us an [amusing] story about how she met her boyfriend by accident when she spilled coffee on him in the cafeteria.
05. Kids in small towns don't have as many [amusements] to distract them as kids in big cities do.
06. Jenna wasn't [amused] when her little brother told her boyfriend she was seeing another guy.
07. During the rainy weather we stayed at home and watched videos for [amusement].
08. At the fair, they had performers to keep people [amused] while they waited in line for the rides.
09. Charles Baudelaire once said that everything considered, work is less boring than [amusing] oneself.
10. J. Robert Oppenheimer once said that the true scientist never loses the faculty of [amusement]. It is the essence of his being.
11. Joshua Reynolds once remarked that the real character of a man is found out by his [amusements].
12. A French revolutionary once said that most people are willing to pay more to be [amused] than to be educated.
13. In 1938, Winston Churchill stated that sport is first of all the British [amusements].
14. A Russian proverb suggests that a good-looking man is pleasant to look at, but it is easier to live with an [amusing] one.
15. The story was [amusingly] told from the point of view of a newborn baby.
16. There were lots of [amusements] for the children at the fair, including a little ferris wheel and a rollercoaster.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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