01. Kimberly's grandmother lives in a [seniors'] home because she needs proper medical care 24 hours a day.
02. Bob will almost certainly get the job because he has more [seniority] than anyone else who applied for it.
03. He works as a [senior] administrator in a financial institution in Mexico City.
04. One of the [senior] partners in the law firm has been charged with withholding evidence.
05. A [senior] official in the government has denied rumors that the President is ill.
06. Sue has more [seniority] than me at work even though I have been there longer because I worked part-time for a number of years.
07. The Russian President met with his [senior] advisers to discuss the issue.
08. I can't tell him what to do even though he is making lots of mistakes because he is [senior] to me on the job.
09. Our local grocery store has a special rate of 10% off everything for [seniors] on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
10. Thoreau once said, "I have lived some thirty-odd years on this planet, and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my [seniors]."
11. In Sweden, it is improper for you to toast your host or anyone who is your [senior] in rank or age until after they toast you.
12. In China, guests are generally introduced to the most [senior] person first.
13. In Korea, when greeting someone, the [senior] person offers to shake hands first, but the junior person bows first.
14. The [senior] PGA tour is a golf tournament designed for golfers 50 years old and up.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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