01. I really [appreciate] all the help you've given us.
02. The company gave him a large bonus in [appreciation] for his hard work.
03. Everyone knows that coffee has caffeine, but some people don't realize that tea has an [appreciable] amount of it, too.
04. The children were quite [appreciative] of their uncle's efforts to make their summer holidays at his cabin full of adventure.
05. The music of the Beatles is still [appreciated] by fans of all ages.
06. I [appreciate] your concern, but I'm afraid there is nothing I can do about it.
07. The boss gave them each a generous bonus in [appreciation] of their fine efforts.
08. There is a Ukrainian proverb which states that only when you have eaten a lemon do you [appreciate] what sugar is.
09. William James once noted that the deepest principle in human nature is the need to feel [appreciated].
10. I don't really [appreciate] you interrupting me when I am trying to talk on the telephone.
11. George W. Crane once suggested that [appreciative] words are the most powerful force for good on earth.
12. Someone once joked that school teachers are not fully [appreciated] by parents until it rains all day Saturday.
13. Uruguay has neither coal nor petroleum in [appreciable] quantities.
14. The various insects of Papua New Guinea are perhaps the country's least [appreciated] life forms.
15. She felt [unappreciated] in her job because her boss never had anything good to say about her work.
16. Your mother really [appreciates] it when you help her around the house.
17. Our profits have increased [appreciably] in the last six months, and this trend is expected to continue for at least the next year.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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