01. When they got divorced, they [divided] all their property in half.
02. The [division] of Korea into two countries occurred as a result of the Korean War.
03. In accordance with your late father's wishes, we have [divided] his estate equally amongst his grandchildren.
04. We [divided] the people into 3 groups.
05. They [divided] the food evenly amongst the children.
06. Sixteen [divided] by two equals eight.
07. The group is [divided] over what should be done.
08. The bacteria [divided] very quickly, and killed him within days.
09. The [division] of labor in human societies leads to increasing dependencies, which in turn reinforce social behavior.
10. Natalie Barney once asked, "Why grab possessions like thieves, or [divide] them like socialists, when you can ignore them like wise men?"
11. Henry Ford once remarked that nothing is particularly hard if you [divide] it into small jobs.
12. Aristotle believed that the universe is [divided] into two parts: the earth and the heavens.
13. The people of Nigeria are [divided] into about 250 different ethnic groups.
14. Identical twins develop from the equal [division] of a fertilized egg.
15. The area of Germany is [divided] politically into 16 states.
16. The bodies of many kinds of insects are [divided] into segments.
17. Yellow lines on the road [divide] traffic moving in opposite directions.
18. Mohammed Ali Jinnah viewed a [divided] India as the only solution to economic and religious inequality in the region.
19. A Chilean proverb suggests that he who [divides] and shares always takes the best part.
20. In December of 1492, Christopher Columbus discovered the island of Hispaniola, now [divided] between the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
21. The Sumero-Babylonians developed the time system that we use today: an hour [divided] into 60 minutes, which are [divided] into 60 seconds.
22. A prime number is a number which is [indivisible] by any other number than one, or that number itself.
23. The President refused the rebels' demand for separtion of the country into two different nations, saying that the Republic was [indivisible].
24. The chants of the Roman Church can all be [divided] into those with biblical and those with nonbiblical texts.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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