01. There is a new [trend] towards miniskirts this year.
02. He enjoys reading journals which discuss new [trends] in language teaching.
03. The [trend] to use e-mail for both personal and professional communication is becoming more and more global.
04. Fashion [trends] have an incredible impact on society.
05. The current [trend] in the workforce is towards more part-time employment.
06. The rise in violent crime is a disturbing [trend] in modern society.
07. Sunglasses have remained a [trendy] fashion accessory for the last fifty years.
08. Roddy Doyle once said that there's a big [trend] in Hollywood of taking very good European films, and turning them into very bad American films.
09. The most popular food choice among U.S. restaurant patrons in 1995 was hamburgers, despite [trends] to cut back on beef consumption.
10. Yorkville used to be a working class neighborhood, but nowadays it is a [trendy] shopping area.
11. Economic [trends] have an especially severe impact on adolescents who are trying to become independent.
12. Pitirim Sorokin discovered a pattern of apparently [trendless] fluctuation in the amount of inequality in societies throughout history.
13. In the Czech Republic, there has been a growing [trend] to buy and restore the beautiful farms and old village houses of the countryside.
14. Scientists say that since 1970 there has been a marked [trend] in the rise of global temperatures, due to global warming.
15. Social and political [trends] in the tiny nation of San Marino closely follow those of Italy, its larger neighbor.
16. Although tattoos and piercings seem [trendy] nowadays, they have actually been around since ancient times, and are practiced in many cultures.
17. The [trend] towards people maturing earlier than in past generations is largely due to an improvement in nutrition, living conditions and medical care.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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