Terms in this set (30)
to prohibit ..
As much as her father wanted to, he could not prohibit his adult daughter from dating Dave.
to protect ..
Jackets made of Wool fabric will protect not only against wind but also rain and snow.
to provide X ..
Despite numerous requests, purchasing would not provide Jonathan with a quote.
a reason ..
Jason had no reason for getting mad at the bus driver.
to recover ..
It was important that Anthony could recover his files from the failed hard drive.
to regard ..
Many local tribal people regarded him as a witch.
to replace ..
When baking a cake, you can replace vegetable oil with apple sauce.
a resemblance ..
X // Y
The conservatives rightly protested that such verbal alchemy could not show a family resemblance between a pothole and a territorial sea.
a resistance ..
"resistance against" is wrong
Most people have a resistance to change.
a responsibility ..
We have a responsibility to take care of our environment.
People have to be responsible for their actions.
a restriction ..
"restriction for" is wrong
There is an active restriction on importing goods from Cuba or North Korea.
to result ../../..
Her careless behavior resulted in a number of accidents.
a revision ..
Please make revisions to the document on pages 3 and 5.
to rival ..
The teams rivaled for the World Cup.
a rivalry between X .. Y
There was a rivalry between Jeff and Paul for the title of the best surfer.
to separate ..
The state was separated from religion in the US.
to spend ..
She spent all of her money on a pair of new shoes.
After detention, Jason was not subject to further interrogation.
a substitute ..
The principal needed a substitute teacher for the 5th grade.
to suffer ..
Ben was suffering from the chicken pox.
Many people think Coke is superior to Pepsi.
The house residents were suspicious of the new neighbors who just moved in across the street.
to sympathize ..
We sympathized with the family who lost their house during the fire.
to tamper ..
Airplane passengers are prohibited from tampering with lavatory smoke detectors.
to target ..
"target to" is wrong
Most of Mary's accusations were targeted at Jason rather than his proposal.
to tend ..
Solomon tends to his garden every Saturday.
a tendency ..
Josh has a tendency to always run 15 minutes late.
the same to X (someone) .. to Y ( a person)
the same to X (someone) as to Y ( a person)
X // Y
Barney gave the same cold welcome to his brother as to a stranger he just met.
to think of + noun + .. + noun
I always thought of Katherine as a friend.