01. Eyeshadow [enhances] the natural contours of the eye.
02. When I put flowers on the table, it really [enhances] the room.
03. Reading in English is an excellent way to [enhance] your vocabulary.
04. The clothes she wore [enhanced] her beauty.
05. You could [enhance] the value of your house considerably by having it repainted.
06. She attempted to [enhance] her reputation by associating herself with well-known celebrities.
07. The beautiful sets in the play were [enhanced] by the incredible costumes the actors were wearing.
08. The recent publication of his newest book has certainly [enhanced] his reputation in the university.
09. There is a Japanese proverb which observes that when ten thousand soldiers lie rotting, the general's reputation is [enhanced].
10. Your old photographs can be [enhanced] on the computer to look better than ever.
11. Changing your attitude from negative to positive may [enhance] your physical health.
12. Having a specific and clear goal for learning a second language will [enhance] your chances for success.
13. Sugar, salt, vinegar, soy sauce, and miso are all used to [enhance] the flavor of Japanese food.
14. The use of shading in the painting conveys a sense of mass and volume which [enhances] the naturalistic effect of the scene.
15. Alcohol often [enhances] the effect of sleeping medications.
16. The long fingernails of Thai dancers are used to [enhance] their graceful hand movements.
17. Researchers now know which athletic-[enhancing] functions are triggered by which of our 30,000 genes.
18. The natural beauty of the English countryside is [enhanced] by its tiny villages, mighty castles and grand estates.
19. Part of the function of schooling is to [enhance] the capabilities of the individual, particularly the ability to reason.
20. Studies on memory and learning show that distributing study sessions [enhances] one's ability to remember material over the long term.
21. Oliver Herford once suggested that modesty is the gentle art of [enhancing] your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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