01. Sharon got really angry when she found out her mother had been reading her private [diary].
02. She writes about everything important that happens to her in her personal [diary].
03. She keeps a [diary], and writes down the details of her dreams in it every morning when she wakes up.
04. Reading the [diary] of someone who lived hundreds of years ago gives us a good idea of how people lived at that time.
05. The [diary] of Samuel Pepys is a fascinating historical document describing the daily life of Londoners in the 17th century.
06. Her parents read through her personal [diary], looking for a clue as to why she had killed herself.
07. The young woman had disappeared, but all her personal belongings including her passport and [diary] were still in her hotel room.
08. The general kept a [diary] throughout the war to use when he wrote his book about his experiences.
09. The boy's last entry in his [diary] stated that he thought someone was watching him.
10. In her entry for January 3rd, she notes in her [diary] that she is in love with him.
11. She felt nostalgic about the past when she read her [diary] from her teenage years.
12. Pablo Picasso once said that painting is just another way of keeping a [diary].
13. Anne Frank's [diary] describing her experiences hiding from the Nazis during World War Two has been translated into 55 different languages.
14. His vast collection of family photographs is like a personal [diary] of his life.
15. Many second language learners find it useful to keep track of their learning successes and difficulties by keeping a [diary] to record strategies and problems they encounter during their studies.
16. Someone once joked that wars take longer nowadays because generals spend most of their time keeping [diaries] for future books.
17. In 1983, a West German magazine began publishing the "Hitler [Diaries]," which later proved to be fake.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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