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01. We generally [omit] salt if it is in a recipe for something we are making because it's usually not really necessary.
02. The newspaper [omitted] a lot of stuff from my letter when they published it.
03. Too many historical documents relating to the war [omit] information about some of the terrible things our side did in the conflict.
04. Some of the vulgar language in the film was [omitted] when it appeared on television.
05. In most official biographies of the singer, they tend to [omit] any mention of his first album, which was a total flop.
06. To [omit] San Antonio on any trip around Texas would be unfortunate; the city is both beautiful, and historically important.
07. We [omitted] the pork from the recipe because our guests were Muslims.
08. Unfortunately, the high school textbook on sexuality that we use [omits] any discussion of homosexuality.
09. Whenever he talks about how unfair it is that his wife has custody of his children, he [omits] any mention of the fact that he never spent any time with the kids before getting divorced.
10. A proper summary contains only the essential information, and [omits] unnecessary details.
11. Personally, I think that the film version of "The Lord of the Rings" [omitted] a lot of stuff that was really important to the story.
12. Your name was [omitted] from our guest list for the party by mistake.
13. We were quite surprised by the [omission] of your name from the list of people being thanked, given that you spent so much time helping out.
14. He [omitted] any mention of his last job on his application because he had been fired.
15. Marya Mannes once said that the great [omission] in American life is solitude, that zone of time and space, free from the outside pressures.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • omit — omit …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Omit — O*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Omitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Omitting}.] [L. omittere, omissum; ob (see {Ob } + mittere to cause to go, let go, send. See {Mission}.] 1. To let go; to leave unmentioned; not to insert or name; to drop. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • omit — I verb abstain from inserting, bypass, cast aside, count out, cut out, delete, discard, dodge, drop, exclude, fail to do, fail to include, fail to insert, fail to mention, leave out, leave undone, let go, let pass, let slip, miss, neglect,… …   Law dictionary

  • omit — (v.) early 15c., from L. omittere lay aside, disregard, let go, from assimilated form of ob (here perhaps intensive) + mittere let go, send (see MISSION (Cf. mission)). Related: Omitted; omitting …   Etymology dictionary

  • omit — *neglect, disregard, ignore, overlook, slight, forget Analogous words: cancel, delete, efface, *erase: *exclude, eliminate Contrasted words: *remember, recollect, recall: *tend, attend, mind, watch …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • omit — has inflected forms omitted, omitting …   Modern English usage

  • omit — [v] exclude, forget bar, blink at*, bypass, cancel, cast aside, count out, cut, cut out, delete, discard, dismiss, disregard, drop, edit, eliminate, evade, except, fail, ignore, knock off, leave out, leave undone, let go, let slide*, miss, miss… …   New thesaurus

  • omit — ► VERB (omitted, omitting) 1) leave out or exclude. 2) fail to do. DERIVATIVES omissible adjective. ORIGIN Latin omittere let go …   English terms dictionary

  • omit — [ō mit′] vt. omitted, omitting [ME omitten < L omittere < ob (see OB ) + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to fail to include; leave out 2. to fail to do; neglect 3. Obs. a) to take no not …   English World dictionary

  • omit — o|mit [əuˈmıt, ə US ou , ə ] v past tense and past participle omitted present participle omitting [T] [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: omittere] 1.) to not include someone or something, either deliberately or because you forget to do it =… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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