English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "extend"

We asked our boss for a two-day extension to the projectOur teacher has extended the due date for our essay by a week because so many people said they wouldn't be able to finish on time.

We asked our boss for a two-day extension to the project.

He has extensive experience working with troubled teenagers, and will be a great help in our project to help street kids get back on the right track.

The caves extend slightly over a mile under the ground.

The NHL playoffs will probably extend into the month of July this year.

It should be possible to extend the program to include foreign students.

The child had to spend extended periods with a special assistant to help him get over his reading difficulties.

Research shows that ESL students who read extensively score significantly higher on vocabulary tests than those who do not.

The new extension of the bicycle trail will allow users to cycle all the way from the downtown area to the suburbs.

Albert Schweitzer maintained that until man extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, he will not himself find peace.

The largest jellyfish in the world has tentacles that extend over half the length of a football field.

To a great extent, women and men inhabit their own social worlds.

The tail of a comet can extend over 84 million miles, nearly the distance between the earth and the sun.

The Roman Colosseum was constructed around a concrete core, with an extensive system of stairways and halls to permit easy access.

A tsunami is a great wave, or series of waves that extends from the surface water to the sea floor.

Most Indonesians point by extending the thumb or hand, instead of a finger.

The period of time originally scheduled to complete the study has been extended from three months to six months.

Extensive records of Afghanistan's history begin in about 550 B.C.

The transportation system of Hungary is quite extensive, and includes the oldest subway system on the European continent.

Laundry hung on bamboo poles extending from the windows of highrise apartments in Singapore has jokingly been described as the country's national flag.

Could I please speak to Martin Holmes please, extension 275?

Despite extensive research into the treatment and prevention of cold infections, no cure is imminent.


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