strategy


strategy
01. In this course we will be teaching you a number of different [strategies] which will help you learn to read more quickly in English.
02. The President and his aides are meeting in order to [strategize] for the upcoming election.
03. The geographic location of Israel in the Middle East makes it of extreme [strategic] importance to the United States.
04. These islands are [strategically] very important to the military interests of the U.S.
05. Frank Muir once said that [strategy] is buying a bottle of fine wine when you take a lady out for dinner. Tactics is getting her to drink it.
06. It has been suggested that visible goodwill is the strongest negotiation [strategy].
07. We need to meet at 5:00 to plan our [strategy] for the game tonight.
08. If we fail again, we'll have to change our [strategy].
09. You should talk to other students to find out what [strategies] they use to remember new vocabulary.
10. Traditionally, the Chinese agricultural [strategy] was to apply human labor intensively to the lands which would yield the greatest return.
11. There is a Chinese proverb which holds that of all the [stratagems], to know when to quit is the best.
12. There is a Chinese proverb which observes that if an enemy is annoying you by playing well, consider adopting his [strategy].
13. Luxembourg is [strategically] located between France, Germany and Belgium.
14. Because of its [strategic] location, Sri Lanka has attracted traders, conquerors, and colonizers from the Middle East, Asia, and Europe throughout its history.
15. Genghis Khan was known as a ruthless warrior, and a brilliant military [strategist].
16. In January of 1991, Soviet troops stormed [strategic] buildings in the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, to block a bid for independence.
17. Djibouti's economy is partially based on service activities connected with the country's [strategic] location in northeast Africa.
18. Research into nearly every culture in the world seems to indicate that men are more likely than women to pursue short-term sexual [strategies].
19. The military [strategists] were meeting to plan their next attack.
20. Paul Nation has noted that the most successful second language students are those who use several different vocabulary learning [strategies].

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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