01. ESL students in this program are encouraged to [participate] in as many activities as possible in order to get to know people, and practice speaking English.
02. Players whose teams do not win a trophy will still get a medal for [participation] in the tournament.
03. This year's marathon had over 10,000 [participants], many of whom had come from around the world.
04. The teacher decided to speak to the parents of a little girl in the class who never [participated] in any of the group activities.
05. Everyone who [participates] in the run will receive a free T-shirt.
06. Australia has more athletes than ever [participating] in this year's Olympic Games.
07. Italy will once again [participate] in the U.N.'s peacekeeping efforts in the area.
08. A comedian once said, "I either want less corruption, or more chances to [participate] in it."
09. A spirit of fun should be a part of all education because it encourages students to [participate] and learn.
10. Only 16 percent of the able-bodied males in the American colonies [participated] in the Revolutionary War.
11. When the World Cup of Soccer began in 1930, thirteen nations [participated], and Uruguay won the first competition.
12. About 24 percent of American adults say they have [participated] at some time or another in illegal gambling.
13. Ashleigh Brilliant once joked that the reason that golf is so popular is because it's one of the few games where the [participant] keeps his own score.
14. The Portuguese love to take part in various sports, whether as [participants] or as spectators.
15. In 1920, the first meeting of the Council of the League of Nations took place in Paris, but without the [participation] of the United States.
16. The U.S.S.R. was not permitted to [participate] in the Olympic Games until 1952.
17. Senegal has a long and proud history of [participating] in international peacekeeping efforts.
18. The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that everyone has the right freely to [participate] in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits.
19. Individuals who [participate] in a psychology experiment generally have certain expectations about what will happen.
20. We are hoping that your son will take a more [participatory] role in sports, instead of just watching the other kids play all the time.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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