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Example Sentences for "preliminary"

He struggled somewhat in the preliminary round of the tournament, but really started to come on in the semi-finalsThe preliminary results of our experiment look very encouraging, so we're quite excited.

He struggled somewhat in the preliminary round of the tournament, but really started to come on in the semi-finals.

The officials went through the required preliminaries of explaining the rules before the match began.

Preliminary meetings suggest that there will be little trouble coming to an agreement.

Based on the preliminary findings of the study, researchers now say that the disease is quite different from what they had originally suspected.

The Jamaican sprinter dominated in the preliminaries, but faltered somewhat in the final.

She did a number of preliminary sketches before beginning the final painting.

Following a preliminary diagnosis in his office, the doctor ordered a series of tests to be done on the patient.

A preliminary report has been released, and the final report should be completed within about three months.

A preliminary assessment suggests that the area may have significant oil deposits.

After the usual preliminaries, we got down to business.

The great Italian painter Caravaggio made no preliminary drawings of his works; he painted directly on the canvas.

Preliminary results show the Liberals leading in five ridings, and the Conservatives in one.

Albert Pike once remarked that doubt is the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery.

Elias Lieberman once observed that in the lives of successful men and women, defeats have been but preliminary skirmishes on the high road to victory.


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