settle


settle
01. They originally came to San Francisco from Hong Kong, but ended up [settling] in Pasadena.
02. They avoided going to court by reaching a [settlement] at the last minute.
03. The first European [settlers] to the West Coast came here after the area was charted by Captain Cook.
04. I was hoping for a 5% raise, but had to [settle] for 3%.
05. Immigrants [settling] in this country often find life difficult for the first while.
06. We need to [settle] who is going to do the dishes, and who is going to make supper on weekends.
07. The union appears ready to [settle] with management rather than go on strike.
08. Canada was initially [settled] by the French.
09. The five-hundred-year-long debate about the identity of the person in the painting "The Mona Lisa" has yet to be [settled].
10. There is a Corsican proverb which observes that a pound's worth of tears will not [settle] a penny's worth of debt.
11. Michael Winter wrote that in relationships, it is better to die alone searching than [settling] for someone that isn't quite right for you.
12. [Settled] village life began in the Middle East about 10,000 years ago.
13. Farming communities were known to have [settled] along the banks of the Nile River by about 7000 B.C.
14. Pocahontas and her husband John Rolfe had one son named Thomas who was born and educated in England, but [settled] in Virginia.
15. Studies show that more immigrants to the U.S. [settle] in the state of California than in any other state.
16. The world's largest ever divorce [settlement] amounted to $874 million dollars and property.
17. The oldest permanent human [settlement] yet discovered on earth is at Catalhoyuk, Turkey.
18. Records of a [settlement] at Lahore, Pakistan date back over 1,000 years.
19. Since 1984, more than 44,000 Jews from Ethiopia have [settled] in Israel.
20. In 1788, the first British penal [settlement] was founded in New South Wales, Australia.
21. In 71 A.D., the famous Ninth Roman Legion [settled] in the area now known as York, making it the capital of the Roman Empire's northern territories.
22. Panda habitat in China is continuing to disappear as [settlers] push higher up the mountain slopes.
23. The last ice age had a profound effect upon the [settlement] patterns of man.

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