01. He died early this morning in his sleep, without [suffering].
02. She has been [suffering] from cancer for a couple of years now.
03. My friend from Brazil really [suffers] from the cold during our New York winters.
04. Henry has become simply [insufferable] ever since he was told by the teacher that he had the potential to become a successful writer.
05. Many people in this country [suffer] from seasonal depression during the winter months.
06. I'll make you [suffer] if you don't pay me what you owe me!
07. William Blackstone once said that it is better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent [suffer].
08. There is a Chinese proverb which states that if you want your children to enjoy a quiet life, let them [suffer] a little hunger and a little cold.
09. There is an Italian proverb which observes that he who [suffers] from love, feels no pain.
10. There is a Japanese proverb which notes that only through [suffering] and sorrow do we acquire the wisdom not found in books.
11. There is a Dutch proverb which says to bear patiently that which you [suffer] by your own fault.
12. Our dog was very old, and was [suffering] terribly from arthritis, so we decided to have it put to sleep.
13. Someone once joked that marriage is a three-ring circus: engagement ring, wedding ring, and [suffering].
14. Helen Keller once observed that although the world is full of [suffering], it is full also of the overcoming of it.
15. Samuel Johnson once said that it is better to [suffer] wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.
16. Helen Keller once said that character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and [suffering] can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
17. A recent study suggests that up to 70% of the young people living on North America's streets left their homes after [suffering] abuse of some kind from family members.
18. Millions of Americans [suffer] from illnesses that can be prevented or improved through regular physical activity.
19. According to the Sikh religion, one clears oneself from the debt of sins and karmas through [suffering].
20. Marilyn French once stated that women [suffer] wherever male supremacy exists.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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