01. Norway is generally [regarded] as one of the best countries to live in, according to an annual U.N. report.
02. Douglas Adams once joked that in the beginning the universe was created, adding that this has made a lot of people very angry, and is widely [regarded] as a bad move.
03. The students [regarded] the new attendance policy as unfair.
04. She [regards] her former husband with a mixture of hatred and disgust.
05. The doctor [regarded] her with obvious concern.
06. The government seems to act with little [regard] for human rights.
07. She [regards] her family as the most important thing in her life.
08. A wise man once said, "Don't mind criticism. If it is untrue, [disregard] it. If it is unfair, keep from irritation. It if is ignorant, smile. If it is justified, learn from it."
09. There is a Vietnamese proverb which says to never forget favors done for you, [regardless] how small.
10. Ancient Egyptians [regarded] the heart as the center of intelligence and emotion.
11. An international study reports that women carry the major responsibility for domestic labor, [regardless] of their marital and labor-force status.
12. All pilots on international flights identify themselves in English, [regardless] of their country of origin.
13. Aristarchus, a Greek astronomer living about 200 B.C., was the first person to declare that the earth revolved around the sun, but his theory was [disregarded] for hundreds of years.
14. Bob Marley sang, "Until the basic human rights are equally guaranteed to all without [regard] to race, there will be war."
15. Psychologists [regard] learning as more than simply the process of acquiring knowledge.
16. David Suzuki has suggested that to destroy our environment with so little [regard] for our future is a collective insanity that is suicidal.
17. Some early Christian church leaders [regarded] art and culture as hostile to religion.
18. The broad conception of music held by the ancient Greeks was such that music and poetry were [regarded] as almost the same thing.
19. In the 1700s, the composer Handel came to be [regarded] by the English as a national institution.
20. My daughter's teacher said he wanted to speak to me [regarding] her latest science test.
21. There was a lot of discussion [regarding] our new marketing plans at last week's meeting.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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