English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "impress"

The French team won an impressive victory over the Brazilian team in the World Cup final, with a score of 3 - 0Her host parents were really impressed by her progress in English after three months in her ESL program.

The French team won an impressive victory over the Brazilian team in the World Cup final, with a score of 3 - 0.

Fast cars do not impress me much; I'd rather ride a bicycle.

My first impression of Quebec City was that it is a city that loves to party.

The teenage boys were trying to impress the girls by seeing who could dive from the highest spot into the lake.

I was really impressed by the special effects in the movie The Matrix.

We were really impressed by him in the interview, and hired him immediately.

There is an old proverb which states that first impressions are the most lasting.

Edward, Duke of Windsor once said, The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children.

William Rogers once remarked that too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like.

Though human noses have an impressive 5 million olfactory cells with which to smell, sheepdogs have 220 million, enabling them to smell 44 times better than man.

The ancient Sumerian writing form, representing words with symbols, was impressed onto wet clay with a reed pen, and baked hard in the sun.

The human eyes can perceive more than 1 million simultaneous visual impressions, and are able to discriminate among nearly 8 million gradations of color.

As a child, Beethoven made such a poor impression on his music teachers that he was pronounced hopeless as a composer.

The Roman historian Pliny was so impressed by garlic and its healing powers that he listed 61 different medicinal uses for it.

Male peacocks shake their tails to impress the females.

Early explorers were so impressed by the generosity of Mozambique's people that they called the land The Country of the Good People.

In May of 1990, Renoir's painting At the Moulin de la Gallette sold for $78.1 million, a record amount for Impressionist art.

They were totally unimpressed by the presentation, and have decided to cancel the contract.

Physical appearance appears to be a powerful determinant of one's first impression of an individual.

Italian rulers of the fifteenth century sought to glorify themselves by erecting impressive palaces and country houses.

The first ten seconds of a presentation are the most important, as this is when the audience will form its impressions of you.

I need to impress upon you the importance of doing this job properly.

The lecturer impressed upon his students the need to keep up with the homework throughout the session.

Discussion question: What was your first impression of this country when you came here?


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