01. There are more and more people who are [obese] in our society due to poor eating habits, and lack of exercise.
02. Everyone thought Livia was pregnant, but actually she is just [obese].
03. The rise in the number of people who are [obese] in our society has lead to a dramatic increase in heart attacks, and high blood pressure.
04. Children who don't do much exercise and who have parents who are overweight, will probably become [obese] themselves as adults.
05. Changes in eating habits in Japan have lead to an increase in the incidence of [obesity] in that country.
06. My sister was fairly slim as a child, but has had to fight [obesity] all her adult life.
07. [Obesity] is often caused as much by genetics as by a lack of physical activity combined with consuming too many calories.
08. Obviously, people who are [obese] have a much higher chance of having a heart attack than do people who are slim.
09. I read somewhere that married men are twice as likely to be [obese] as single men.
10. [Obesity] is defined as 14 kilograms or more over a healthy weight.
11. The highest ratio of [obese] people in the world is in Russia, at 25.4 percent, followed by Mexico at 25.1 percent.
12. Recent studies show that people who are [obese] have double the risk of heart failure.
13. Almost 60% of Americans are now considered either overweight or [obese].
14. According to recent research, [obesity] likely accounts for 11% of the cases of heart failure in men, and 14% of those in women
15. In the U.S., the Los Angeles school district has banned the sale of soft drinks in schools in an effort to combat [obesity] among children.
16. According to a new study, sales clerks in stores tend to discriminate against shoppers who are [obese], treating them more rudely and spending less time with them than with other shoppers.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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