English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "sustain"

We need to find a sustainable energy source to replace our fossils fuels because eventually there won't be any oil or gas leftThe cheetah can run at speeds of over 80 km/h, but can only sustain that speed for a very short time.

We need to find a sustainable energy source to replace our fossils fuels because eventually there won't be any oil or gas left.

Lost in the desert for days, they were eventually reduced to eating insects for sustenance.

We need food and water in order to sustain life.

I need more alcohol to sustain this feeling.

A good lunch helps to sustain me through an afternoon of hard work.

In the U.S. today, a single farmer can sustain himself or herself and approximately 45 other people.

The country's sustained economic growth cannot last forever.

There is a Hebrew proverb which states that opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest violence.

Warren Bennis once remarked that leadership is the wise use of power, and power is the capacity to translate intention into reality, and sustain it.

Effective adaptation to our natural environment requires establishment of a sustainable balance between resources and consumption.

Gorillas must consume huge quantities of vegetation to sustain their bulk.

A person who is lost in the woods, and starving can obtain nourishment by chewing on his shoes; leather has enough nutritional value to sustain life for a short time.

It is our capacity to symbolically represent ourselves, ideas, and objects that makes us human.

One seal will sustain an adult polar bear for 11 days.

During a performance at a record store in 1997, jazz musician Kenny G sustained a single note on his saxophone for over 45 minutes.

Life cannot be sustained for long periods without water.

Unlike many Middle Eastern countries, Syria is not entirely dependent on oil income to sustain itself.

A Bajan proverb observes that sustained effort is needed to achieve good results.

In September of 1982, Princess Grace of Monaco died from injuries sustained in a car accident.

Our ultimate goal should be to create a sustainable world where nothing is wasted.

Recent data contradicts a popular notion that our bodies can become accustomed to functioning on sustained periods of little sleep without any consequences.

Explosive population growth and unsustainable use of natural resources in China are causing habitat for wildlife to vanish.

Psychologists have observed that the passion component develops early and quickly in a relationship, but is usually difficult to sustain over a long period of time.

We depend on our interactions with family members, lovers and friends not simply for protection and sustenance, but also to give meaning to our lives.

Our current use of fossil fuels is completely unsustainable. We must find alternate fuels.

Maurice Strong recently stated that we are now in the first stages of a battle for the sustainability of life on Earth.

Both Britain and France sustained enormous losses in human and material resources in the First World War.

Cutting levels in our forests are unsustainably high; we are cutting too much and cutting too fast.


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