01. Our pet bird [escaped] from its cage, and we almost lost it.
02. The prisoner was shot in the back as he tried to [escape] over the fence.
03. The prisoners planned their [escape] for months before finally getting away.
04. The driver of a car that went off the bridge was lucky to [escape] with only minor injuries.
05. Too many people use alcohol as an [escape] from their problems.
06. The young girl barely [escaped] with her life after being attacked by a black bear in her back yard.
07. They [escaped] the fire by jumping out the window of their second floor apartment.
08. Geraldine Chaplin once remarked that drugs are marvelous if you want to [escape], but that reality is so rich that we don't need to.
09. There is a German proverb which states that it is only when the horses have [escaped] that men repair the stable.
10. A space vehicle must move at a rate of at least 17 miles per second to [escape] Earth's gravitational pull.
11. A career as a soldier is highly respected in Nepal, and for many men represents the only chance they have to [escape] a life of poverty.
12. Cracow was the only major Polish city to [escape] destruction in World War Two.
13. In June of 1791, King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette attempted an [escape] from Paris but were soon discovered, arrested and executed.
14. On October 5th, 1964, fifty-seven people [escaped] from East Germany by tunneling under the Berlin Wall.
15. Tourists have been visiting the island of Bermuda to [escape] North American winters since Victorian times.
16. Alexander McArthur once wrote "Battles and sex are the only free diversions in slum life. Couple them with drink, which costs money, and you have the three principal outlets for that [escape]."
17. A solar wind is a breeze of gas flowing out of the sun and [escaping] into space.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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