sophisticated


sophisticated
01. The better your English language skills, the more you are able to talk about [sophisticated] topics.
02. His reading tastes are not very [sophisticated]. Basically, he reads comic books and sports magazines.
03. His use of language is not very [sophisticated] yet, but he is learning quickly.
04. My knowledge of computers is too limited for me to be able to really use a software program this [sophisticated] to its full potential.
05. New York is considered a [sophisticated] city due to its rich culture of art, music and theater.
06. Among rock bands, the group Kiss used perhaps the most [sophisticated] make-up.
07. Inadequately formed ideas tend to produce [unsophisticated] arguments.
08. Research suggests that as urban ethnic youth become more [sophisticated], they tend to value their ethnicity less.
09. The candidate's supposed lack of [sophistication] has won him a great deal of support among those distrustful of professional politicians.
10. Stonehenge is believed to be a very [sophisticated] Stone Age observatory.
11. Leonardo da Vinci once said that simplicity is the ultimate [sophistication].
12. Amos Tversky observed that whenever there is a simple error that most laymen fall for, there is always a slightly more [sophisticated] version of the same problem that experts fall for.
13. Dinosaurs were among the most [sophisticated] animals that ever lived on Earth, and survived 75 times longer than humans have now lived on this planet.
14. In Tunisian society, use of the French language is regarded as a mark of [sophistication] and education.
15. Someone once joked that being drunk is feeling [sophisticated] when you can't say it.
16. The World Health Organization recently noted that if a tobacco product seems macho or feminine, [sophisticated] or rugged, sexy or sporty, it is because of the marketing around it.
17. Man's need for communication fostered the development of increasingly [sophisticated] language.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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