English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "recognize"

I barely recognized my friend after she returned from a 3-year trip around the worldWow, I didn't recognize you with your new haircut.

I barely recognized my friend after she returned from a 3-year trip around the world.

Alexander Smith once said that love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Yousef wasn't even recognizable after his car accident. He had two black eyes, his head was shaved because he had to get stitches, and his nose was broken and all swollen.

No one recognized him with his sunglasses on.

Averil Coxhead has noted that ESL students who hope to study in college in English need to recognize and use words that occur regularly in academic textbooks.

Fred Allen once observed that a celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well-known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.

He had been separated from his wife for over 40 years, but he still recognized her the instant he saw her in the airport.

Henry Miller once noted that every moment is a golden one for those who have the vision to recognize it as such.

It has been said that opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Charlotte was given a gift by her co-workers in recognition of her efforts to get them into the union.

The maintenance of an ethnic culture is supported when the community occupies a recognizable territory.

There is a Greek proverb which states that through sickness, we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through work, the value of rest.

Babies have the strongest sense of smell, enabling them to recognize their mothers by scent.

Although the official language of India is Hindi, there are 14 regional languages that are officially recognized for conducting national affairs.

Swedish was the official language of Finland until 1863, when the Finnish language was officially recognized.

Steven Biko's intellect, courage and devotion to the black cause in South Africa were recognized even by his enemies.

In 1988, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat formally recognized the existence of the State of Israel.

In February of 1974, at the end of an Islamic conference, the government of Pakistan officially recognized Bangladesh as an independent nation.

In 1535, Cardinal John Fisher was executed at Tower Hill in London after refusing to recognize King Henry VIII as supreme head of the Church of England.

Seven different nations have made territorial claims on Antarctica, but no other country recognizes these claims.

Guatemala refused to recognize the new nation of Belize until 11 years after the country had achieved independence.

Africa is now widely recognized as the birthplace of the human species.

The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that everyone has the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.

In 313, Christians were recognized by Emperor Constantine as a group entitled to the same rights and protection as other religious groups in the Empire.


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