01. The essay must be [submitted] by the end of the month.
02. All travel expenses must be [submitted] within five days in order for you to receive your refund.
03. The Finance Minister has [submitted] his resignation for personal reasons.
04. If we [submit] to the demands of the administration now, they will only ask for more next time.
05. The dog is very [submissive], and will roll on its back when another dog threatens it.
06. Children who are mistreated at home often become very [submissive] before authority.
07. We have received over 20 [submissions] for our project from different companies across the country.
08. The animals in the circus were starved into [submission].
09. After quantitative data have been collected, they are [submitted] to analysis.
10. Even when he was down on the ground with the other boy on top of him, Tomas refused to [submit].
11. Frederick Douglass once remarked, "Find out just what any people will quietly [submit] to, and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them."
12. Michel de Montaigne once observed that there is no man so good, who were he to [submit] all his thoughts and actions to the laws, would not deserve hanging ten times in his life.
13. The design for Nigeria's flag was selected from among nearly 3000 [submissions].
14. When [submitting] to a threat, buffalo will lower their heads with their faces forward, and turn so they can run away if need be.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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