Flashcards in Lesson 22 Deck (13):
bring about (ph.ver)
* the investigation of the cell phones brought about an end to the popularity of traditional telephones.
* the newly elected president of the club promised to bring about positive changes.
* the speaker enlightened the audience on how to different ways of thinking.
* books often enlighten readers to different ways of thinking.
* after notifying the driver's family of the accident, the officer hastened to add that their son had not been hurt.
* you should not make important decisions hastily.
* the hue of the sunset was beautiful.
* the hue of the room gave it a warm feeling.
(intricacies of the modern technology)
* the intricate design of the vase made it a valuable piece for her collection.
* I cannot begin to understand all of the intricacies of modern automobile motors.
* the magnitude of shock waves determines the damage that occurs during an earthquake.
* the investigation of the telephone was a magnificent achievement for mankind.
(adj) obligatory, obliging
* she obliged her friend to choose a new lab partner.
* payment of the student activity fee was obligatory.
* scientists must not overlook any aspect of experimental procedure.
* the overlooked error raised his score on the test .
(n) pollster, polling
* the poll indicated that conversation of the environment was the number one issue with college students.
* the pollster asked the question in a nonpartisan manner.
(the most noticeable or powerful element)
* the predominant export of the Middle East is petroleum.
* many cities in the southwest are predominantly Hispanic.
* his emotional plea prompted the director to give him a second chance.
* promptness is an important factor in many societies.
* the installation of speed cameras provoked an angry response from the public.
* the manager did not deliberately provoke the argument among his workers.