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Example Sentences for "discover"

The discovery that his father was still alive was a great shock to himScientists have discovered a gene which may explain why some people become alcoholics.

The discovery that his father was still alive was a great shock to him.

She discovered she was adopted when she found her birth certificate.

The stolen money was discovered in a paper bag in the freezer in the robber's apartment.

The body of the victim was discovered in a lake near the murderer's summer home.

Gold was discovered in the Yukon in 1896.

Italian police announced today the discovery of a number of previously stolen priceless artworks in an abandoned house in Naples.

According to Plato, you can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.

Frank Herbert once remarked that the beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.

When you look at cows, you should remember that the greatest scientists in the world have never discovered how to turn grass into milk.

Mark Van Doren once suggested that the art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi once said that discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen, and thinking what nobody has thought.

There is a Malagasy proverb which states that sadness is a valuable treasure only discovered in people you love.

Anthelme Brillat-Savarin once said that the discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star.

The dodo bird became extinct less than 100 years after being discovered by the Dutch.

Tea was discovered in China more than 5,000 years ago.

In 1981, a box containing ashes of the Buddha was discovered in a town near Beijing.

In 1972, Japanese soldier Shoichi Yokoi was discovered on Guam, having spent 28 years hiding in the jungle thinking World War Two was still going on.

The space probe discovered numerous channels on Mars that closely resemble dry riverbeds on Earth.


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