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01. My teacher [suggested] I go to the pronunciation clinic to work on my accent.
02. We're trying to think of a new slogan for our business, so if anyone has any [suggestions], please let me know.
03. Actress Shirley MacLaine once remarked that the best way to get husbands to do something is to [suggest] that perhaps they are too old to do it.
04. Could you [suggest] a good restaurant? My parents are visiting from Ontario.
05. The doctor [suggested] Dorothy go for tests to find out what is causing her severe headaches.
06. The coach [suggested] the players try relaxing in the dark for five minutes before each game in order to be calm and ready to play.
07. The Apemen of Jupiter didn't find the people of earth very tasty, so the Monsters from Planet 9 [suggested] they try roasting them with garlic and herbs.
08. There is a Chinese proverb which observes that a vacant mind is open to all [suggestions], as a hollow building echoes all sounds.
09. The office has a [suggestion] box for employees to use, and anyone who comes up with a good idea which is adopted by the company will be rewarded.
10. If you are looking for a good restaurant with delicious food, and a lively atmosphere, I [suggest] you check out Pagliacci's on Broad Street.
11. Gustave LeBon believed that in crowds, individuals lose their critical faculties, rendering them [suggestible] and easily manipulated.
12. Early views on the origin of life included one that [suggested] sheep arose from a plant.
13. The [suggestion] that children are superior to adults in language learning because their brains are more flexible is a myth.
14. The study of magnetic properties in the rocks of North America [suggests] that the magnetic pole has migrated somewhat over the last several hundred million years.
15. In 1955, a black youth named Emmett Till was hunted down and murdered by a Mississippi gang after supposedly making [suggestive] remarks to a white woman.
16. Warning: This movie contains [suggestive] scenes that may not be suitable for young children.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • suggest — 1 Suggest, imply, hint, intimate, insinuate can all mean to convey an idea or the thought of something by indirect means. Suggest emphasizes a putting into the mind as the result of an association of ideas, an awakening of a desire, or an… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • suggest — 1. When followed by a that clause (or one with that omitted) and proposing a course of action rather than hinting at a fact, suggest commonly generates a subjunctive verb, and the same is true of the noun suggestion: • Uncle doesn t suggest that… …   Modern English usage

  • suggest — [səg jest′; ] also, & Brit usually [, sə jest′] vt. [< L suggestus, pp. of suggerere, to carry or lay under, furnish < sub ,SUB + gerere, to carry] 1. to mention as something to think over, act on, etc.; bring to the mind for consideration… …   English World dictionary

  • Suggest — Sug*gest , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suggested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suggesting}.] [L. suggestus, p. p. of suggerere to put under, furnish, suggest; sub under + gerere to carry, to bring. See {Jest}.] 1. To introduce indirectly to the thoughts; to cause… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suggest — ► VERB 1) put forward for consideration. 2) cause one to think that (something) exists or is the case. 3) state or express indirectly. 4) (suggest itself) (of an idea) come into one s mind. ORIGIN Latin suggerere suggest, prompt …   English terms dictionary

  • suggest — sug·gest vt 1: to mention or imply as a possibility 2: to enter on the record as a suggestion Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. suggest …   Law dictionary

  • suggest — [v1] convey advice, plan, desire advance, advise, advocate, broach, commend, conjecture, exhort, give a tip*, move, offer, plug*, pose, prefer, propone, propose, proposition, propound, put, put forward, put in two cents*, put on to something*,… …   New thesaurus

  • Suggest — Sug*gest , v. i. To make suggestions; to tempt. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And ever weaker grows through acted crime, Or seeming genial, venial fault, Recurring and suggesting still. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suggest — 1520s, from L. suggestus, pp. of suggerere (see SUGGESTION (Cf. suggestion)). Related: Suggested; suggesting …   Etymology dictionary

  • suggest */*/*/ — UK [səˈdʒest] / US [səɡˈdʒest] verb [transitive] Word forms suggest : present tense I/you/we/they suggest he/she/it suggests present participle suggesting past tense suggested past participle suggested Get it right: suggest: When suggest means to …   English dictionary

  • suggest — sug|gest W1S1 [səˈdʒest US səgˈdʒest] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of suggerere to put under, provide, suggest , from sub ( SUB ) + gerere to carry ] 1.) to tell someone your ideas about what they should do, where… …   Dictionary of contemporary English