01. I tried to phone her, but wasn't able to [contact] her.
02. In the culture of Zambia, direct eye [contact] with members of the opposite sex is avoided.
03. Please feel free to [contact] me if you have any more questions.
04. This soap is quite strong. Avoid [contact] with the eyes.
05. The control tower lost [contact] with the pilot just before the plane crashed.
06. I have a couple of [contacts] in the government who may be able to help you get a visa.
07. The President and the Prime Minister have been in regular [contact] since the problems began.
08. She lost [contact] with her father after he and her mother split up.
09. I was able to [contact] both John and Susan, so they will be at the meeting.
10. The old woman claims to have made [contact] with beings living on another planet.
11. Like human babies, infant chimpanzees need affectionate physical [contact] for healthy development.
12. In the culture of the Côte d'Ivoire, eye [contact] is usually avoided, especially between a father and child.
13. Throughout the world, frogs are dying from pollution because their skin absorbs everything that they come in [contact] with.
14. Writer Sonia Sanchez once said, "I write to keep in [contact] with our ancestors, and to spread truth to people."
15. Bill Watterson once wrote, "Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to [contact] us."
16. Carl Jung once suggested that the meeting of two personalities is like the [contact] of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
17. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once stated that the mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come in [contact] with other minds.
18. When giving a presentation, it is important to make eye [contact] with your entire audience.
19. About 65% of the world's population have no regular [contact] with newspapers, television, radio or telephones.
20. The name of the victim cannot be released until his family has been [contacted].
21. I will be out of the office on holiday for the week, and I will not be [contactable] for any reason whatsoever.
22. I've tried [contacting] Manesh a number of times, but he's always out of his office.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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