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Example Sentences for "adequate"

Local parents are concerned over the adequacy of the school's program for children with special needsToo many children in this country are leaving home in the morning without having eaten an adequate meal.

Local parents are concerned over the adequacy of the school's program for children with special needs.

The equipment at the worksite was barely adequate to the job we had to do.

Recent research suggests that children born to teenage mothers are more likely to be poor, and to receive inadequate healthcare and education.

Twenty pounds should be more than adequate compensation for the work she did.

The obvious inadequacy of this government's attempts to deal with poverty in our society is a disgrace.

Adequate nutrition is essential to the proper physical development of growing children.

The project has been canceled due to a lack of adequate funds.

Electrical output in this country is sometimes inadequate during a cold winter, due to the increase in demand.

She wasn't adequately prepared for the test, and got a terrible mark as a result.

The money we have put aside should be adequate for your first year of university.

Funding for the arts in this state is embarrassingly inadequate.

Inadequate protein can lead to various health risks in women.

The economy of Turkmenistan suffers from the continued lack of adequate export routes for the nation's natural gas.

The students told the teacher that they felt they didn't have adequate time to finish the test.

Opposition members are suggesting that this government's initiatives to deal with the AIDS problem are simply not adequate.

About a quarter of the population of India is too poor to be able to afford an adequate diet.

As a skinny little boy, I felt somewhat inadequate when compared with some of my more athletic friends.

Goldfish lose their color if they are kept in a dim light or are placed in running water, such as a stream. They only remain gold if kept in a pond or in a bowl with adequate light.

Nick Diamos once remarked, Never attribute to malice what can be adequately explained by stupidity.

Buckminster Fuller once stated that a problem adequately stated is a problem well on its way to being solved.

Bertolt Brecht once said, Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life.

Alexander Hodge once suggested that faith must have adequate evidence, else it is mere superstition.

Nelson Mandela once said that our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.

Someone once remarked that he who ceases to learn cannot adequately teach.

Gerald Ford once observed that there are no adequate substitutes for father, mother, and children bound together in a loving commitment to nurture and protect.

Rollo May once suggested that sex can be defined fairly adequately in physiological terms as consisting of the building up of bodily tensions, and their release.

The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family.

Studies have shown that individual cells in the brain respond to inadequate supplies of nutrients by motivating a person to seek food.

Getting an adequate amount of sleep each night is one of the easiest and most effective ways of improving your daily life.

His clothing was inadequate for the harsh weather conditions.

Your work has been totally inadequate for a project of this importance. I'm afraid we're going to have to let you go.

The union has rejected the offer of a 2% salary increase as completely inadequate.

Health care in this province is inadequately funded, and waiting lists are growing.

She has long suffered from feelings of inadequacy.

The inadequacies of our school system cannot be solved simply by pouring more money into the education budget.

Musical theorists of the Middle Ages worked hard to develop an adequate musical notation.

According to Max Weber, general laws explaining human behavior are possible, but inadequate.

Discussion question: Is it the responsibility of the government to ensure that all citizens have adequate food and shelter?


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