01. Police are [compiling] information on a number of unsolved murders to see if there is a pattern.
02. Over 30,000 different sentences in context have been [compiled] in a new vocabulary database for ESL students.
03. The author spent years [compiling] facts about different tourist sites in Europe before writing his travel book.
04. My wife has been using the Internet to [compile] some wonderful recipes from cultures around the world.
05. She has spent over 30 years of her life [compiling] folk songs from cultures around the world.
06. Using a computer makes [compiling] data so much faster and easier.
07. His latest album is a [compilation] of some of his personal favorite, though lesser-known songs.
08. A report [compiled] by a consumer group has shown that prices for computers have been decreasing steadily over the last ten years.
09. We will need to [compile] a lot more responses to our questionnaire before we can draw any conclusions from the information.
10. Greek historian Dionysius [compiled] a 20-volume history of Rome.
11. Benjamin Franklin [compiled] a list of more than 200 synonyms for "drunk."
12. In the early fifteenth century, scholars in China [compiled] an encyclopedia consisting of 11,095 volumes.
13. G. K. Chesterton once suggested that you could [compile] the worst book in the world entirely out of selected passages from the best writers in the world.
14. [Compilations] of Christmas songs sung by various popstars are always a popular item in the record stores during the Christmas season.
15. The city is trying to [compile] an accurate figure on the number of homeless people living on our streets.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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