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Example Sentences for "predict"

I don't believe that fortune-tellers can predict the futureA fortune-teller predicted that the world will end in the year 2000, but obviously she was wrong.

I don't believe that fortune-tellers can predict the future.

Some people believe that Nostradamus predicted the rise of both Napoleon and Hitler.

The report predicted that more jobs would be lost in the coal industry.

It's very difficult to predict the weather in Seattle.

The police predict the hostages will be released in the next few hours.

People's predictions of widespread chaos in Y2K were fortunately untrue.

I don't really like the average Hollywood movie. They generally have such clich- plots, and they usually end predictably with a happy ending.

His failure was predictable, given his poor study habits.

Studies show that the single best predictor of divorce is marrying young.

The latest opinion polls are predicting a very close election.

Because of the traffic jam, it's hard to predict how long it will take to get to the airport.

The weather at this time of year is highly unpredictable.

Astronomers can predict the exact time of an eclipse.

Ben Bayol once said that most plans are just inaccurate predictions.

No one can predict the future even though many people try.

An Arab proverb suggests that he who predicts the future lies, even if he tells the truth.

Similarity of genetic background has been proven to be a greater predictor of intelligence than similarity of environment.

The current state of a love relationship has been shown to be the best predictor of the longevity of that relationship.

Weather in this part of the country is quite unpredictable; it can rain, snow and be sunny all in the space of a few hours.

This job is quite unpredictable. Sometimes I stand around doing nothing for hours, and other times I'm just about run off my feet.

My prediction for the election was right - the President was re-elected.

Huang and van Naerssen have found that reading outside class is the most significant predictor of speaking ability in a second language.

I get bored by the predictability of commercial films. I always know that the good guy will win, and the story will end happily.

The unpredictability of grizzly bears makes them the most dangerous animal in North America. You can never be sure what they will do if you come in contact with them.

A landscape which is eroded by natural water systems will evolve through a series of predictable stages.

Discussion question: Do you believe that some people have the power to predict events in the future?

Discussion question: You are a fortune-teller. Predict the future of a classmate.

Find someone who believes fortune tellers can correctly predict the future.


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