01. My parents are planning to travel across the U.S. in their motorhome next year after my dad [retires].
02. He [retired] after 45 years with the same company.
03. My parents are really looking forward to their [retirement], and have all kinds of plans.
04. People in this country are generally expected to [retire] at the age of 65.
05. Malcolm Forbes once said that [retirement] kills more people than hard work ever did.
06. A lot of people from the northern states move to Florida after they [retire] because the weather there is so nice.
07. Wayne Gretzky's [retirement] from hockey was probably the biggest story in sports that year.
08. Jazz artist Louis Armstrong once said that musicians don't [retire]; they stop when there's no more music in them.
09. A survey recently revealed that women [retire] later than men, have less money, and are more worried about retirement.
10. Your ability to [retire] in comfort may depend on how wisely you invest a portion of your income during your working years.
11. I'm pretty tired, so I think that I will [retire] for the evening.
12. Studies show that a large proportion of early [retirees] leave the work force for health reasons.
13. After 20 years in the military, he was able to [retire] on a half pension.
14. Greta Garbo [retired] from movies at the height of her career.
15. Judo master Yasuhiro Yamashita [retired] undefeated after 203 successive wins between 1977-85.
16. Mountain gorillas are shy, [retiring] animals which live in social groups of between 2 to 35 individuals.
17. Someone once joked that a good time to [retire] is before it's too late to have a good time.
18. Prince Bernhard, husband of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands, was once implicated in a business scandal, and had to [retire] from public life as a result.
19. Seventeen percent of the population of Miami, Florida are over 65 because so many people move there when they [retire].
20. Actress Grace Kelly [retired] from films after marrying Prince Rainier of Monaco.
21. We are all dependent on the health of our economy to provide for our [retirement] needs.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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