English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "contain"

We need a larger container to keep our rice inThis box contains over 2 kilograms of the finest chocolates.

We need a larger container to keep our rice in.

Kirsten lost her knapsack containing her passport and all her money.

Gasoline which contains lead is no longer allowed in this country.

Many CDs now have warnings when the songs contain lyrics with sexual or violent content.

It is important to keep food in an airtight container so that it will stay fresh.

Pearl Buck once said that the secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.

Stanley Arnold once observed that every problem contains the seeds of its own solution.

Composer Gustav Mahler once said that a symphony must be like the world. It must contain everything.

There is a Zulu proverb which observes that the most beautiful fig may contain a worm.

A giant redwood tree contains more water than wood.

Victor Hugo's Les Miserables contains one of the longest sentences in the French language - 823 words without a period.

Because its blood contains copper, the octopus' blood is blue in color.

Our Western diet contains too much fat and sugar.

The fertile valleys and irrigated plains of Uzbekistan contain good soil, and are intensively farmed.

Although much of our garbage contains valuable raw materials, most of it is simply burned or buried.

Thomas Jefferson once suggested that advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.

A lemon contains more sugar than a strawberry.

Buddhism teaches that the potential to become a Buddha is already contained within each and every one of us.

The floor of the ocean is not flat and featureless, but contains many fascinating landforms.

Gases assume the shape and volume of the containers in which they are found.


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