01. We didn't watch the whole movie in class; we just studied a short [segment] of the film.
02. We cut the worm into [segments], and examined each one to see if they were different.
03. Anne decorated the top of the cheesecake with [segments] of mandarin oranges.
04. Tax cuts always seem to benefit the richest [segments] of society, whereas it is the poor who really need help.
05. In the last [segment] of the television show "Survivor," the winner was finally revealed to be Richard.
06. My aunt had a [segment] of her intestine removed because of a tumor.
07. They shot a [segment] of that movie at a high school here in Boston.
08. An insect called a millipede has 4 legs on each [segment] of its body.
09. Our teacher divided the stream into 5 different [segments], and each group had to study the plants and animals living in their section.
10. [Segments] of DNA molecules are patterns for the production of proteins.
11. Child abuse is found in all [segments] of society, rich and poor, educated and uneducated.
12. The bodies of many kinds of insects are divided into [segments].
13. In the 16th century, religious thought developed and [segmented] in the nation of Bhutan.
14. Martin Luther King once observed that there is nothing more dangerous than to build a society with a large [segment] of people in that society who feel that they have no stake in it; who feel that they have nothing to lose. People who have stake in their society, protect that society.
15. In 1642, war broke out in England between King Charles I and a large [segment] of the Parliament.
16. Several [segments] of the boundary between Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Yugoslavia are still in dispute.
17. Underemployment continues to be a major social concern for a large [segment] of the population of Mexico.
18. George Steiner once said that language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted [segment] of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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