memory


memory
01. We have a lot of fond [memories] of our stay in England.
02. My grandmother has Alzheimer's Disease, and loses her [memory] a lot.
03. It is important that you truly understand the new vocabulary rather than simply [memorizing] it for the test, and then forgetting about it immediately afterwards.
04. Canoeing through the Gulf Islands, and seeing killer whales was a truly [memorable] experience for the children.
05. My [memory] isn't as good as when I was young.
06. A bunch of the students got together once a year to talk about their [memories] of their time studying English in Miami.
07. He lost his [memory] for a few minutes after hitting his head on the ice at the skating rink.
08. Franklin P. Adams once said that nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad [memory].
09. Aeschylus observed that [memory] is the mother of all wisdom.
10. James Matthew Barrie once remarked that God gave us [memory] so that we might have roses in December.
11. Ingrid Bergman once said that happiness is good health, and a bad [memory].
12. The biggest heart in the world does not have any room for the [memory] of a wrong.
13. There is a Czech proverb which states that good [memories] last long, but bad ones last longer.
14. There is a French proverb which observes that gratitude is the heart's [memory].
15. There is an Iranian proverb which states that the best [memory] is that which forgets nothing but injuries.
16. Scientific tests show that while a dog's [memory] lasts no more than 5 minutes, a cat's can last as long as 16 hours.
17. In living [memory], it was not until February 18, 1979 that snow fell on the Sahara Desert.
18. I would like to visit the museum of rock and roll, and see all the music [memorabilia] they have there.
19. Planet Hollywood was a restaurant chain which featured movie [memorabilia] for decorations.
20. Current research in psychology suggests that seemingly [memorable] traumatic events are sometimes forgotten.

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