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Example Sentences for "stem"

Most of his problems stem from his drinkingCan you cut the stems of those roses a little bit shorter? They are too tall for this vase.

Most of his problems stem from his drinking.

Immigration authorities are looking for ways to stem the flow of illegal migrants into the country.

He was so angry and tense that he broke the stem of the wine glass he was holding.

Many economic problems in the region stem from the depletion of natural resources.

You can buy roses now which have stems that are completely free of thorns.

Make sure you don't cut the stems of the daffodils too short because the vase is quite tall.

There is a Congolese proverb which states that great events may stem from words of no importance.

Most of the difficulties in their family stem from a simple lack of communication.

The stems of these flowers are too long for the vase; you'd better cut them down a bit.

Tobacco leaves are graded by things such as color, size, and position on the stem because lower leaves have less nicotine.

Burundi's many problems stem from overpopulation, poverty, violent conflict between two ethnic groups, and lack of a stable government.

Grandpa accidentally dropped his favorite pipe, and broke the stem off.

The attempts by British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain to stem the rising threat of Nazism in Germany failed with the German invasion of Poland in September, 1939.

Banana plants are the largest plants on earth without a woody stem.

By day, leopards often nap in large trees with sloping stems.


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