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01. The Leaning Tower of Pizza is slowly [tilting] over, and steps must be taken to ensure it doesn't fall over.
02. Don't [tilt] your chair back like that; it could fall over, and you could hurt yourself.
03. The young girl [tilted] her head to the side, and smiled at him.
04. He [tilted] his head back, and drank the entire beer in one long gulp.
05. The Earth's axis is [tilted] to a certain degree.
06. Canadian opinion seems to be [tilting] towards greater acceptance of homosexual marriage.
07. His father is against the marriage, but his mom seems to be [tilting] in favor of it now that she has met his fiancé.
08. Apparently, a bowling pin need only [tilt] 7.5 degrees to fall.
09. If the Earth's axis was not [tilted], there would be 12-hour days everywhere, and no seasons.
10. The planet Venus does not [tilt] as it goes around the Sun; consequently, it has no seasons.
11. To stop a nosebleed, sit up straight, and tip your head slightly forward; [tilting] your head back may cause blood to run down your throat.
12. To remove objects from a child's ear, [tilt] the person's head to the side, and shake it gently.
13. In Greece, to indicate "yes," people may [tilt] their head to the side.
14. Scientists say that France is slowly [tilting] northward, rising in the southern part, and sinking along the channel coast.
15. Experts say that Vancouver Island is [tilting], and as a result, the city of Victoria is sinking into the ocean. though very very slowly.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
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