English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "devote"

He devotes too much time to his job; he should spend more time with his familyMy mother devoted her entire adult life to raising her four children.

He devotes too much time to his job; he should spend more time with his family.

My grandfather was very devoted to my grandmother, and missed her enormously when she passed away.

My little sister is a devoted heavy metal fan, and has over 200 CDs.

The majority of the meeting was devoted to discussing our plans for the upcoming conference.

Your devotion to your job is admirable, but remember, there are other things in life apart from work.

The players were devoted to the captain of the team, and hoped to win the championship in this, his last year in the league.

Albert Einstein once said that only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master.

Courts of law in the United States devote about half their time to cases involving automobiles.

There are over 375 organizations around the world devoted to Sherlock Holmes, with the largest club located in Japan.

He is so devoted to his wife that he would never leave her even if she was unfaithful.

Adults usually want to learn a foreign language in a hurry, unlike children, who can devote many years to language mastery.

More than 10% of Kenya's total land area is devoted to national parks and wildlife reserves.

Steven Biko's intellect, courage and devotion to the black cause in South Africa were recognized even by his enemies.

Eighty percent of downtown Los Angeles is devoted to cars, including roads, parking areas, and garages.

James Allen once said, Above all, be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.

Mary Wilson Little once said that he who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become as wise at sixty as he thought himself at twenty.

Aristotle once said, This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth, and are more certain that they are their own.

Naturalists say that wolves are very devoted to their young, and all members of a pack share in the care and upbringing of the pups.

In 2001, severe floods in Cambodia damaged an estimated 15% of the area devoted to growing rice.

During Ramadan, Muslims avoid all food, drink or sex during daylight hours, and focus on devotion and good works.

Whatever your favorite sport, there is probably at least one devoted fan who has prepared a website dedicated to the game.

The Hindu religion teaches us, Whatever you do, devote your whole mind, heart and soul to it.

After working as a school teacher for three years, Franz Schubert decided to devote himself entirely to composing music.

Handel devoted thirty-five years of his life to composing and directing operas.

Monks led the chanting for the dead as devotees brought flowers.


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