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01. The [sole] reason Jason came to the party was to hit on your roommate.
02. There are over 200 satellites orbiting earth [solely] for the purpose of private communications services, such as pagers, telephones, and computers.
03. In 1954, Howard Hughes became the first individual ever to be the [sole] owner of a major motion picture company.
04. The people of California are voting today on a proposition which would make English the [sole] official language of that state.
05. Too many people forget entirely about nutrition, and choose their food [solely] on the basis of how good it tastes.
06. Harrisons' is the [sole] distributor in our area, so we have to buy from them whether we want to or not.
07. Unlike other bears, the polar bear has fur on the [soles] of its feet to help it keep from slipping on ice.
08. I have a huge blister on the [soles] of my feet from my new sandals.
09. The hot sand burnt the [soles] of their feet as they walked along the beach.
10. The palms of your hands and [soles] of your feet contain more sweat glands than any other part of your body.
11. In the culture of Pakistan, it is considered rude to show the [soles] of your feet or point a foot when you are sitting on the floor.
12. Constantine the Great was the [sole] ruler of the Roman Empire for thirteen years.
13. Antoinette Brown Blackwell once suggested that the brain is not, and cannot be, the [sole] or complete organ of thought and feeling.
14. J. Ayer once observed that no moral system can rest [solely] on authority.
15. Cyril Parkinson once suggested that men enter local politics [solely] as a result of being unhappily married.
16. Alexander Solzhenitsyn once observed that the [sole] substitute for an experience which we have not ourselves lived through is art and literature.
17. Ralph Waldo Emerson once said that wherever we go, whatever we do, self is the [sole] subject we study and learn.
18. Baltasar Gracian once stated that the [sole] advantage of power is that you can do more good.
19. Dale Carnegie once advised, "Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends [solely] on what you think."
20. After the birth of her little brother, Sophie found that she was no longer the [sole] object of her parents' affection.
21. We caught a couple of [sole] and a halibut when we went fishing on Saturday.
22. They serve an excellent [sole] in wine sauce at that restaurant.
23. I'm going to pick up some fish for supper this evening. Would you prefer [sole] or cod?
24. I didn't see the [sole] when I was walking in the shallow water because it was the same colour as the sand and had buried itself a little bit.

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  • sole — sole …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • sole — 1. (so l ) s. f. Plaque cornée formant la partie inférieure du sabot chez le cheval, l âne, le mulet, le cerf, etc. et située entre le bord inférieur de la paroi, la fourchette et les arcs boutants qui l entourent.    Terme de maréchalerie. Sole… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Sole — may refer to: Contents 1 Business 2 Fish 3 People 4 O …   Wikipedia

  • sole — [səʊl ǁ soʊl] adjective [only before a noun] 1. a sole thing or person is the only one: • The company s sole business is software that blocks spam. • He became the sole owner of an investment management firm. 2. a sole responsibility, duty, right …   Financial and business terms

  • Sole — Sole, n. [F. sole, L. solea; so named from its flat shape. See {Sole} of the foot.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus {Solea} and allied genera of the family {Soleid[ae]}, especially the common European species… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sole — Sole, n. [F. sole, L. solea; so named from its flat shape. See {Sole} of the foot.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus {Solea} and allied genera of the family {Soleid[ae]}, especially the common European species… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sole — (s[=o]l), n. [AS. sole, fr. L. soolea (or rather an assumed L. sola), akin to solumround, soil, sole of the foot. Cf. {Exile}, {Saloon}, {Soil} earth, {Sole} the fish.] 1. The bottom of the foot; hence, also, rarely, the foot itself. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sole — / sole/ s.m. [lat. sōl sōlis ]. 1. (astron.) a. (con iniziale maiusc.) [la stella attorno alla quale gravitano i corpi del sistema planetario di cui fa parte la Terra: il giro della Terra intorno al S.]. b. (estens.) [ogni corpo celeste di forma… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • sole — {{hw}}{{sole}}{{/hw}}(con iniziale maiuscola nell uso scientifico e astronomico) s. m. 1 (astron.) La stella più vicina alla Terra attorno alla quale orbitano i pianeti con i loro satelliti: i raggi del –S; levata, tramonto del Sole | Sotto il –s …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • sole — sole1 [sōl] n. [OFr < VL * sola, for L solea, sandal, sole, kind of fish < solum, sole, base, ground, bottom] 1. the bottom surface of the foot 2. the part of a shoe, boot, sock, etc. corresponding to this 3. the bottom surface of any of… …   English World dictionary

  • Sole — Sole, a. [L. solus, or OF. sol, F. seul (fr. L. solus; cf. L. sollus whole, entire. Cf. {Desolate}, {Solemn}, {Solo}, {Sullen}.] 1. Being or acting without another; single; individual; only. The sole son of my queen. Shak. [1913 Webster] He, be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English