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Example Sentences for "generous"

David Lam is known for his generosity in supporting a number of charitable causes in our provinceMy grandmother was a very generous person who was always ready to help people in need.

David Lam is known for his generosity in supporting a number of charitable causes in our province.

His family always gives generously to charity at Christmas time.

It was very generous of you to share your lunch with your friend.

Please give generously when our volunteers come to your door this weekend, and help us find a cure.

My grandmother always gave us very generous portions whenever she served my mom's apple pies.

The victims of the fire were amazed by the generosity of people they had never even met before, in giving them clothing, furniture and household items to replace those lost in the blaze.

There is a French proverb which states that no one is so generous as he who has nothing to give.

Goethe once said, Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.

Machiavelli suggested that men should be either treated generously or destroyed because they take revenge for slight injuries, but for heavy ones they cannot.

Jean-Paul Sartre once said that the poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.

According to an Irish proverb, there are three things that can't be taught: generosity, poetry, and a singing voice.

The prophet Muhammad told his followers to be kind and generous to the poor and the weak.

Early explorers, impressed by the generosity of Mozambique's people, called the land The Country of the Good People.

Unemployment benefits in Denmark are quite generous in comparison with other countries.

Studies have shown that people who include generous amounts of fruits and vegetables in their daily diets have lower rates of cancers.

Discussion question: Talk about a person who you think is very generous.

Find someone who knows someone who is generous.


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