English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "accumulate"

My wife keeps going to garage sales, and has accumulated a lot of worthless junk that she considers to be a real bargainEmmanuel was able to accumulate a certain amount of English vocabulary working with a British family in France.

My wife keeps going to garage sales, and has accumulated a lot of worthless junk that she considers to be a real bargain.

Pesticides in our food tend to accumulate in the body over time, and can be quite unhealthy.

Our front hall seems to accumulate tons of dust and dirt from the children coming in and out with their friends and toys.

Henry managed to accumulate some valuable experience working in his father's company over the summer.

I have accumulated enough air-miles on my card now to fly about 25 miles.

In some ways, a star is like a campfire that is not stirred; the ashes accumulate at the center, and the fuel in the outer parts never gets used.

Tycho Brahe accumulated 20 years of precise measurements of the positions of the Earth, moon and sun.

The accumulation of nuclear weapons in the world has reached a level where we are now able to actually destroy our planet.

There is a Chinese proverb which observes that the rich accumulate money, but the poor accumulate years.

Thomas Jones once said that friends come and go, but enemies accumulate.

Henry Brooks Adams once said, Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.

Hockey goalie Jacques Plante accumulated 200 stitches in his face over the course of his career.

We sure have accumulated a lot of useless crap over the years. Maybe if we have a garage sale, we can get rid of some of it.

The weatherman is forecasting local snowfall accumulations of three to four inches tomorrow.

At over 100 years of age, she has certainly accumulated a lot of knowledge of the history of this country simply by living through it.

Cumulative foreign direct investment in Hungary totals more than $23 billion since 1989.

Indoor air pollution is caused by an accumulation of contaminants that come primarily from inside the building, although some originate outdoors.

Salman Rushdie wrote, Trouble in a marriage is like monsoon water accumulating on a flat roof. You don't realize it's up there, but it gets heavier and heavier, until one day, with a great crash, the whole roof falls in on your head.

You received a low mark on your essay due to an accumulation of errors in sentence structure.

Scientific knowledge accumulates through empirical observations of the world around us.

Garbage which is dumped into streams and rivers often accumulates on beaches, where it alters the environment of the oceans.

As the early Christian church spread throughout the world, it accumulated musical elements from diverse areas.

The citizenry of fifteenth century Europe was able to accumulate wealth through commerce, banking and crafts.


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