01. I'd like to [withdraw] the entire balance from my chequing account.
02. I make [withdrawals] from my account almost every day using my bank card.
03. He put his hand in his pocket, and then [withdrew] a $100 bill.
04. After I lost my bank card, someone apparently tried to [withdraw] some money from my account.
05. He was apparently in [withdrawal] for about a month after quitting cocaine.
06. He went to the police station, and [withdrew] his accusation against his neighbor after talking it over with his wife.
07. There is a Japanese proverb which states that thirty-six plans of how to win the battle are not so good as one plan to [withdraw] from the fight.
08. The young man [withdrew] all his money from the bank to buy himself a used car.
09. One of the witnesses to the murder later [withdrew] her testimony, saying that she had felt pressured to lie by police.
10. Long-term use of some medications can lead to dependency, and severe reactions may occur if the medications are [withdrawn] suddenly.
11. In 1989, the Soviet Union completely [withdrew] its troops from Afghanistan.
12. Singapore [withdrew] from Malaysia to become an independent nation in 1965.
13. In 1949, the Chinese government of Chiang Kai-shek [withdrew] to Taiwan to escape the Communist forces which had taken over China.
14. In February of 1990, the Soviet Union agreed to [withdraw] all of its 73,500 troops from Czechoslovakia by July 1991.
15. The doctor gave the heroin addict some medicine to help prevent symptoms of [withdrawal].
16. [Withdrawal] symptoms from alcohol or other addictive drugs often last for a few days and may include sweating, anxiety, shivers or vomiting.
17. Symptoms of alcohol [withdrawal] typically begin within a few hours after a person reduces or stops drinking.
18. In March of 1973, the United States military role in Vietnam came to a formal end when the last U.S. prisoner was released, and the last American soldier [withdrew] from the country.
19. In Hungary in 1956, a revolt and announced [withdrawal] from the Warsaw Pact were met with a massive military intervention by the Soviet Union.
20. Tiger Woods had to [withdraw] from the tournament due to a knee injury.
21. If you accidentally put your hand on a hot stove, your nervous system will cause you to [withdraw] it quickly, automatically and efficiently.
22. Excessive absenteeism may result in a student being [withdrawn] from courses or from school.
23. Continuing to return books to the library in damaged condition may result in the [withdrawal] of your borrowing privileges.
24. Baltasar Gracian once said that there is always time to add a word, but never to [withdraw] one.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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