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Example Sentences for "generation"

There is a Chinese proverb which observes that one generation plants the trees, and another gets the shadeBefore dying, salmon return to the river where they were born to lay eggs, which will hatch to become the next generation of salmon.

There is a Chinese proverb which observes that one generation plants the trees, and another gets the shade.

Culture has been described as social tradition that is passed on to future generations.

Americans today use four times as much energy as their grandparents' generation did.

There is very little electrical power generation which is result of wind power in this country.

This gold wedding ring has been in our family for generations.

The next generation of computers will have capabilities which are unimaginable today.

My family has been in this country for five generations.

According to a report by the United Nations, the world has the material and natural resources, the know-how, and the people to make a poverty-free world a reality in less than one generation.

Many genetic traits are passed along from generation to generation.

Future generations will have to live with the results of our wasteful lifestyle.

Sam Ewing once remarked that parents who wonder where the younger generation is going should remember where they came from.

John F. Kennedy once remarked that we have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world, or to make it the last.

Discussion question: How is life for you different from that of your parents' generation?

Find someone who lives in a family which has members from three different generations.


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