01. The oil fields of Alberta [yield] millions of gallons of oil each year.
02. Our strawberry patch [yielded] at least 10 pounds of berries last summer.
03. The Cuban government has refused to [yield] to pressure from the U.S. to end communist rule in the island nation.
04. When you come to a four-way stop, you must [yield] to the cars that arrived at the intersection before you.
05. Skiers intersecting a slope must [yield] to skiers coming down the hill.
06. His investments have [yielded] an annual return of at least 14% for the last 5 years.
07. This year's [yield] of apples was the best we've ever had.
08. This new study may [yield] the information we need to be able to make a decision.
09. There is a Hebrew proverb which states that when two men quarrel, the one who [yields] first displays the nobler character.
10. Traditionally, the Chinese agricultural strategy was to apply human labor intensively to the lands which would [yield] the greatest return.
11. A few years before the death of Christ, 960 Jews killed themselves at Masada rather than [yield] to Roman soldiers.
12. There is an Italian proverb which observes that [yielding] is sometimes the best way of succeeding.
13. Arnold Bennett once stated that the people who live in the past must [yield] to the people who live in the future.
14. Oscar Wilde once stated that the only way to get rid of a temptation is to [yield] to it.
15. Pearl Buck said of the Chinese people that throughout history, they [yield], they bend to the wind, but they never break.
16. Thomas Sackville wrote that the summer's beauty [yields] to winter's blast.
17. The potato [yields] more nutritious food more quickly on less land, and in harsher climates, than any other major crop.
18. Right-of-way rules of traffic determine who should [yield] when more than one road user wants to move into the same space.
19. The Ranger 8 spacecraft [yielded] over 7,000 photos of the surface of the moon.
20. A good fertilizer can significantly increase crop [yields].
21. The [yield] of this year's wheat crop is much higher than last year's.
22. Car drivers should remember that you must always [yield] to trains.
23. Agricultural crops today are bred to produce higher [yields], and more attractive food, but not necessarily more nutritious food.
24. Crop [yields] in Japan are among the highest in the world.

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