prospect


prospect
01. Recent conflicts in the area seem to have endangered [prospects] for a peaceful settlement between the two ethnic groups fighting for power.
02. Gold was found in the Yukon by the first [prospectors] in the late 1800s.
03. There are no immediate [prospects] in sight for an end to the strike that has shut down this country's largest car manufacturers for the past 6 weeks.
04. We have no [prospect] of buying a home in Huntington on the salary I make.
05. The little girl viewed the [prospect] of playing her violin in front of an audience with absolute terror.
06. Your job [prospects] will improve considerably if you can upgrade your computer skills.
07. Employment [prospects] in this country will apparently be much better for young people in the next few years as thousands of baby-boomers begin to retire.
08. John Locke once said that the dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the [prospect] of good.
09. Hindu marriages are normally arranged by the families of the [prospective] bride and groom.
10. We are interviewing a number of [prospective] tenants for our basement apartment.
11. His [prospects] for finding a better job are much greater now that he has a bit of experience.
12. Marriage customs differ among ethnic groups in Nigeria, but most require that a bride price be paid by the [prospective] groom.
13. In 1944, as Germany was losing the war, many Estonians became alarmed at the [prospect] of Soviet occupation, and fled to Sweden.
14. The development of a gas export market for Egypt is a major bright spot for future growth [prospects] for the country.
15. Improving education, and attracting foreign investment are both needed to boost living standards and job [prospects] for the youth of Morocco.
16. Men seem to value attractiveness in their mate, whereas women put more emphasis on financial [prospects].

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