01. It took my grandmother a long time to [recover] from the death of my grandfather.
02. Doctors believe my mother's quick [recovery] from her illness was partly due to her desire to see her grandchildren again.
03. Police have announced that they have succeeded in [recovering] all the cash stolen in this week's bank robbery.
04. It will take a long time for the people of Kosovo to [recover] from the recent conflict in the region.
05. The President said he expects the economy to [recover] quickly from this short period of recession.
06. My computer crashed, and I was unable to [recover] some important data.
07. It took Joanne a few months to [recover] from her car accident, but now she is fine.
08. The doctor figures it'll take my grandmother over two months to [recover] from her operation.
09. It took me three months to [recover] from the injury I received in the car accident.
10. Police divers have [recovered] the body of a child drowned in a boating accident this weekend.
11. The rescue mission quickly turned into a [recovery] operation when it was realized the victim had not survived.
12. In 1911, the Mona Lisa, by Leonardo da Vinci was stolen by a museum employee, but was [recovered] two years later when the thief tried to sell the masterpiece to a collector.
13. Mexican artist Frida Kahlo taught herself to paint while lying in bed [recovering] from a serious car accident.
14. There is an English proverb which states that character is easier kept than [recovered].
15. There is an Ethiopian proverb which observes that one who [recovers] from sickness, forgets about God.
16. It will take a long time for the American people to [recover] from the shock of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
17. Nobody knows where the body of the French philosopher Voltaire is; it was stolen from its tomb in the 19th century, and has never been [recovered].
18. Eleven U.S. nuclear bombs have been lost in accidents, and never [recovered].
19. Speaking about the treatment of people with cancer, Norman Cousins stated that drugs are not always necessary, but belief in [recovery] always is.
20. Diane Feinstein once said that survival is nothing more than [recovery].
21. Vietnam's [recovery] from the war has been slow, and today it is one of the poorest nations in the world.
22. In 1996, a study showed that a global campaign to lower production of chemicals that damage the ozone layer has succeeded, and that by 2010 the ozone layer will have begun to [recover].
23. Over the last couple of decades, China has successfully launched and [recovered] 4 unmanned spacecraft.
24. Professional athletes have to be able to [recover] quickly from a workout or their rate of improvement will diminish.
25. The surviving literature of Ancient Greece was gradually [recovered] in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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