- 01. The government's new anti-smoking [initiative] seems to be a success.02. The young worker showed a lot of [initiative] in making an important decision that was required while his boss was unavailable.03. Critics suggest that government [initiatives] to deal with the AIDS problem are not adequate.04. She does not show enough [initiative] to be considered for a managerial position.05. The little boy showed great [initiative] in phoning 911 when his mother started choking on her hotdog.06. The U.N. sponsored peace [initiative] seems to be getting results in reducing hostilities in the region.07. One [initiative] which the new director is responsible for is getting the administration to meet regularly with the factory workers to discuss ways of improving efficiency.08. Jesse Jackson once said that time is neutral, and does not change things, but that with courage and [initiative] leaders change things.09. The government believes its tax cuts will encourage individual [initiative], and promote a healthy business climate in our state.10. Voters have rejected an [initiative] that would have permitted same-sex marriage in the state.11. The President has launched a new [initiative] to bring peace to the war-torn region.12. The President is sponsoring a diplomatic [initiative] aimed at restoring peace to the war-torn region.13. Finland was the only Nordic state to join the euro system at its [initiation] in January 1999.14. Odor or smell is the factor that [initiates] sexual arousal in many species.15. The Korean government is taking major [initiatives] to improve the nation's economic competitiveness.
Grammatical examples in English. 2013.