01. I got a new video game for my children, but I don't know how to [install] it on my computer.
02. The [installation] charge for cable is $25.
03. My kids got bored of that computer game really quickly, so I [uninstalled] it.
04. Smoke alarms have been [installed] in all the rooms.
05. The store decided to [install] video cameras to reduce theft.
06. We're having a hot tub [installed] in our basement. You'll have to come for a visit when it's ready.
07. The [installation] of the new machine will halt production for a couple of days.
08. Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was the first American to have plumbing [installed] in his house, in 1840.
09. The first traffic light was [installed] in England in 1868 in front of the Houses of Parliament.
10. The world's first parking meters were [installed] in Oklahoma in 1935.
11. More than 4 million artificial body parts have been [installed] in Americans.
12. The first vending machines in the United States dispensed chewing gum, and were [installed] in New York City train platforms in 1888.
13. The city has [installed] a number of new benches at the playground so that parents can sit and watch their children play.
14. By law, solar water heaters are now [installed] in all new houses in Israel.
15. In January of 1991, the American-led allied forces launched an attack against Iraqi positions and [installations] in Iraq and occupied Kuwait.
16. In March of 1932, Emperor Pu Yi was [installed] as President of Japanese-controlled Manchuria.
17. Martin Mull once joked that having children is like having a bowling alley [installed] in your brain.
18. Bobby Hull once stated that every professional athlete owes a debt of gratitude to the fans and management, and pays an [installment] every time he plays, so he should never miss a payment.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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