01. She doesn't believe in [evolution]; she thinks we are all descended from Adam and Eve.
02. The company has [evolved] over time from a simple telephone company to a telephone company, Internet provider and communications specialist.
03. The [evolution] of the thumb allowed human beings to become tool-makers.
04. The people of Venus have [evolved] over time into super-humans who are capable of breathing under water, and communicating through thought waves.
05. There are thousands of fossils in existence showing the [evolutionary] path of many different species.
06. Pulsating stars confirm that stars are continuously [evolving].
07. How a star [evolves] depends on its mass.
08. As societies [evolve] and become more complex, the division of labor increases.
09. I can't believe that there are still schools in the southern U.S. where teachers refuse to teach the theory of [evolution].
10. Charles Darwin first described his theories of [evolution] in detail in his work entitled "The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection."
11. Johnny Carson once said, "My success just [evolved] from working hard at the business at hand each day."
12. Robert Collier once remarked that every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, [evolved] from a very simple beginning.
13. Most scientists believe that birds actually [evolved] from dinosaurs.
14. Snakes [evolved] from lizard ancestors 120 million years ago.
15. The U.S. spends $30 billion to $50 billion a year fighting rapidly [evolving] supergerms.
16. Most scientists agree that modern man [evolved] from apelike ancestors in a process that began millions of years ago.
17. Plants and animals [evolved] from single-cell organisms over millions and millions of years.
18. It is wrong to suggest that humans have stopped [evolving] simply because we haven't observed changes during our history.
19. The Aryans of central Asia developed a philosophy which [evolved] into the Hindu religion.
20. Someone once joked that [evolution] has developed man to such a high degree that he builds zoos to keep his ancestors in cages.
21. In March of 1925, the state of Tennessee banned the teaching of [evolution] in schools.
22. It took millions of years for early hominids to [evolve] into modern man.
23. Unless this corporation [evolves] with changing tastes, we will slowly see our clientele disappear.
24. The geological [evolution] of our planet has proceeded according to uniform, gradual processes over an immense span of time.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


Look at other dictionaries:

  • ÉVOLUTION — Le terme évolution a désigné et désigne encore plusieurs concepts; il sera pris ici dans le sens d’évolution biologique, défini précisément plus loin. Dans cette acception, il est d’un emploi relativement récent. Ni Lamarck ni Darwin ne s’en sont …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Evolution —     Evolution (History and Scientific Foundation)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Evolution (History and Scientific Foundation)     The world of organisms comprises a great system of individual forms generally classified according to structural… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Evolution — ist die Veränderung der vererbbaren Merkmale einer Population von Lebewesen von Generation zu Generation. Diese Merkmale sind in Form von Genen kodiert, die bei der Fortpflanzung kopiert und an den Nachwuchs weitergegeben werden. Durch Mutationen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Evolution — Évolution Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Evolution — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Evolution puede referirse a: Evolution (película), una película dirigida por Ivan Reitman. Evolution (software), antes conocido como Novell Evolution, un gestor de información personal y de trabajo en grupo para… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Evolution — Почтовый клиент …   Википедия

  • Evolution — Sf Entwicklung erw. fach. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Unter dem Einfluß von frz. évolution entlehnt aus l. ēvolūtio das Aufrollen, Aufwickeln (einer Buchrolle) , zu l. ēvolvere (ēvolūtum) auseinanderwickeln, entwickeln , zu l. volvere drehen, rollen… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Evolution — Ev o*lu tion ([e^]v [ o]*l[=u] sh[u^]n), n. [L. evolutio an unrolling: cf. F. [ e]volution evolution. See {Evolve}.] 1. The act of unfolding or unrolling; hence, any process of growth or development; as, the evolution of a flower from a bud, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • evolution — UK US /ˌiːvəˈluːʃən/ noun [U or C] ► a gradual process of change and development: the evolution of sth »The evolution of modern management began in the last decades of the nineteenth century. evolution from sth to/into sth »As CEO he has overseen …   Financial and business terms

  • evolution —     Evolution generally describes any gradual process of change. It is used more specifically to describe any theory that explains biological diversity through gradual change derived from initial commonality. There have been many theories of this …   Christian Philosophy

  • evolution — 1620s, an opening of what was rolled up, from L. evolutionem (nom. evolutio) unrolling (of a book), noun of action from evolvere (see EVOLVE (Cf. evolve)). Used in various senses in medicine, mathematics, and general use, including growth to… …   Etymology dictionary