01. We do not [foresee] any problems; everything seems to be going very well.
02. The fire could have been [foreseen] with all this dry weather we've been having.
03. When his Auntie Mimi threw away his poems, she never [foresaw] that one day John Lennon would be a world-famous rock star.
04. I don't plan on getting married at any time in the [foreseeable] future.
05. The accident was easily [foreseeable], and could have been prevented.
06. With all your experience and education, I don't [foresee] you having any problem getting the job.
07. According to some experts, with current technological developments, it is possible to [foresee] a future in which a significant portion of the world's population can live in relative affluence.
08. It has been suggested that President Roosevelt [foresaw] a Japanese surprise attack on American forces prior to World War Two, but did not know it would take place at Pearl Harbor.
09. Many experts [foresee] a day when paying for long distance calls will be a thing of the past.
10. Marian Edelman once observed that we must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot [foresee].
11. Albert Einstein once remarked, "Since I do not [foresee] that atomic energy is to be a great boon for a long time, I have to say that for the present it is a menace."
12. A bit of [foresight] can help you avoid a lot of problems in the future.
13. Christine Leefeldt once said that some of the most rewarding and beautiful moments of a friendship happen in the [unforeseen] open spaces between planned activities.
14. Henry Luce once stated that business more than any other occupation is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in [foresight].
15. There is a Chinese proverb which states that he who could [foresee] affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of years.

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