command


command
01. I still don't know most of the basic [commands] for my computer.
02. The officer [commanded] his troops to attack the fortress.
03. Tiger Williams holds a [commanding] lead after the first round of the tournament.
04. The [commander] of the U.N. forces is asking for help in getting aid supplies to the refugees.
05. The policeman [commanded] the driver to get out of his car, and lie on the ground.
06. She is a top scientist, and [commands] the respect of her colleagues throughout the world.
07. Her [command] of English has improved a great deal since she came to New Zealand.
08. George Herbert once remarked that there is great force hidden in a gentle [command].
09. There is a Yugoslavian proverb which observes that he who does not know how to serve cannot know how to [command].
10. Captive elephants can be trained to respond to as many as 40 different voice [commands].
11. Even a modest [command] of the local language will help when visiting a foreign country.
12. The outermost layer of the brain, the cortex, is responsible for receiving messages from all the senses, and for giving the body all its [commands] to move.
13. Studies show that men in our society [command] a disproportionate share of power, prestige, and resources.
14. The battle was going badly and a [command] was given to retreat.
15. Early in 1865, Robert E. Lee was given [command] of all the Southern armies fighting in the American Civil War.
16. The Hindu religion notes that everyone wants to [command], and no one wants to obey.

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