English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "yield"

Our strawberry patch yielded at least 10 pounds of berries last summerThe oil fields of Alberta yield millions of gallons of oil each year.

Our strawberry patch yielded at least 10 pounds of berries last summer.

The Cuban government has refused to yield to pressure from the U.S. to end communist rule in the island nation.

When you come to a four-way stop, you must yield to the cars that arrived at the intersection before you.

Skiers intersecting a slope must yield to skiers coming down the hill.

His investments have yielded an annual return of at least 14% for the last 5 years.

This year's yield of apples was the best we've ever had.

This new study may yield the information we need to be able to make a decision.

There is a Hebrew proverb which states that when two men quarrel, the one who yields first displays the nobler character.

Traditionally, the Chinese agricultural strategy was to apply human labor intensively to the lands which would yield the greatest return.

A few years before the death of Christ, 960 Jews killed themselves at Masada rather than yield to Roman soldiers.

There is an Italian proverb which observes that yielding is sometimes the best way of succeeding.

Arnold Bennett once stated that the people who live in the past must yield to the people who live in the future.

Oscar Wilde once stated that the only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.

Pearl Buck said of the Chinese people that throughout history, they yield, they bend to the wind, but they never break.

Thomas Sackville wrote that the summer's beauty yields to winter's blast.

The potato yields more nutritious food more quickly on less land, and in harsher climates, than any other major crop.

Right-of-way rules of traffic determine who should yield when more than one road user wants to move into the same space.

The Ranger 8 spacecraft yielded over 7,000 photos of the surface of the moon.

A good fertilizer can significantly increase crop yields.

The yield of this year's wheat crop is much higher than last year's.

Car drivers should remember that you must always yield to trains.

Agricultural crops today are bred to produce higher yields, and more attractive food, but not necessarily more nutritious food.

Crop yields in Japan are among the highest in the world.


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