promote


promote
01. Regular moderate exercise [promotes] good health.
02. She was recently [promoted] to the position of vice-president of marketing.
03. He will never get a [promotion] in this company because he is simply too lazy.
04. The company has started an aggressive campaign to [promote] a new soft drink.
05. My father was recently [promoted] to the position of manager.
06. Cable companies are working hard these days to [promote] high-speed Internet access services.
07. He turned down the [promotion] offered by his boss because he didn't want the added responsibility.
08. Jacqueline just got a [promotion] at work, and that means she will get a good raise as well.
09. Dwight D. Eisenhower once said that people, in the long run, are going to do more to [promote] peace than governments.
10. The biggest Hershey's Kiss candy ever made weighed about 180 kilograms. It was specially made as a [promotion] to let the people of Hong Kong know about Hershey's products.
11. Bathing in hot springs is said to be good for the treatment of chronic disease, and the [promotion] of health.
12. The government of Niger is working hard to [promote] its oil potential to overseas investors.
13. Jennifer Harris has been [promoted] to Finance Director.
14. Eating too much sugar [promotes] tooth decay.
15. One of the goals of the United Nations is to [promote] respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.
16. The government of Fiji is [promoting] the islands as an ideal location for movie making.
17. In December of 1952, President Dwight D. Eisenhower arrived in war-torn Korea to help [promote] a peace settlement.
18. They are selling two pens for the price of one as a special [promotion].
19. Thomas Jefferson once said that beer, if drank with moderation, softens the temper, cheers the spirit, and [promotes] health.
20. The concert [promoter] lost thousands of dollars when the lead singer of the band became ill, and the show had to be canceled.
21. [Promotions] in the military are based on both competence and length of service.
22. UNICEF actively [promotes] quality education for children around the world.

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