01. He is such a superb athlete that he hardly seems to be in the same class as a mere [mortal] such as myself.
02. She has a [mortal] fear of heights, and even feels nervous standing on a chair.
03. The aliens laughed at us [mortals], saying we were primitive beings unworthy of ruling the universe.
04. The Prime Minister received a [mortal] blow to his leadership when his closest Ministers called for his resignation.
05. In traditional Korean society, infant [mortality] was high, and a big family was thought of as a blessing, so having many children was desirable.
06. Superman is not [mortal], so he can't be hurt by things that hurt other people.
07. I became more aware of my own [mortality] after I was diagnosed with cancer.
08. According to Greek mythology, Hercules was the son of Jupiter and the [mortal] Alkmene.
09. The young boxer received a [mortal] blow to the head, and died in the ring.
10. The soldier was [mortally] wounded in battle, and died of his injuries in hospital.
11. In the past, all populations existed under [mortality] conditions that resulted in short life expectancy.
12. The people of Zambia tend to have large families, both as a cause and a compensation for high child [mortality].
13. Studies show that smoking is linked to low birth weight and a higher rate of infant [mortality].
14. In Korea, the deer is a symbol of long life, and is often portrayed in the company of [immortals].
15. The mad scientist had made a magical potion which he believed would give him [immortality].
16. J. R. R. Tolkien's [immortal] story 'The Lord of the Rings' has fascinated readers for over fifty years now.
17. He is now assured of [immortality] with this, his finest novel.
18. The Egyptian Pharaohs were considered [immortal], living gods.
19. Some religions believe in the [immortality] of the human soul.
20. In the [immortal] words of John F. Kennedy, "Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country."
21. In the [immortal] words of the Beatles, "The love you take is equal to the love you make."
22. The voyage of the Titanic has been [immortalized] in various books, songs and movies.
23. It has been said that what we do for ourselves dies with us, whereas what we do for others and the world remains and is [immortal].
24. In 1805, British naval hero Lord Horatio Nelson was [mortally] wounded in the hour of victory over the French fleet at Trafalgar.
25. Many teenagers seem to think they are virtually [immortal], so they often take dangerous risks.
26. An old proverb reminds us that all men are [mortal].
27. The Bhagavad Gita states that the man to whom pleasure and pain are alike and who is wise becomes eligible for [immortality].
28. Smiley Blanton once said that love is the [immortal] flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves.
29. R. D. Laing once remarked that life is a sexually-transmitted disease, and there is a 100 % [mortality] rate.
30. Economist John Kenneth Galbraith once suggested that if all else fails, [immortality] can always be assured by spectacular error.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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