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Example Sentences for "duration"

His injury in the second game put him out for the duration of the seasonYou must stay in your seats for the duration of the test.

His injury in the second game put him out for the duration of the season.

After arguing with her new husband on the airplane to Hawaii, the young bride remained silent for the duration of their honeymoon.

The duration of the recession will determine how many businesses are able to survive.

When the sun crosses the earth's equator, day and night are of equal duration worldwide.

Make sure the duration of your speech is shorter than the attention span of your audience.

The duration of our stay at the campground will depend on the weather.

The King has retired to his private chambers for the duration of the evening.

The street has been blocked off for the duration of the festival.

In some ESL programs, students are required to sign an agreement to speak only English for the duration of their course.

Research suggests that a common cold will delay a child's growth for the duration of the illness.

On average, the duration of a single blink of the human eye is 0.3 seconds.

Owing to the stormy weather, we had to remain seated for the duration of the flight.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh once observed that duration is not a test of truth or falsehood.

Corrie Boom once remarked that the measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.

Lu Yen once wrote that true thoughts have duration in themselves.

Honor- de Balzac once claimed that the duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.

As Tony's illness became worse, the duration of his headaches lengthened.

According to our itinerary, the duration of the Los Angeles to Seattle flight is the shortest part of the trip.


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