- 01. Sergei is a very [competent] worker, perhaps the best we have.02. I'm kind of a new skier, so I don't really feel [competent] enough to go down a really steep slope.03. Dr. Singh's [competency] as a surgeon is unquestioned; she is simply the best in her field.04. Alice performed very [competently] in the tournament, and has been selected for the national team as a result.05. This government has shown itself to be totally [incompetent] in managing the financial affairs of the country, and has increased our debt by 25%.06. Before becoming a teacher, students must do three months of classroom teaching practice under the supervision of a [competent] instructor.07. A [competent] economist should be able to make predictions which are accurate enough to base policy decisions on.08. George Weinberg once noted that giving up reinforces a sense of [incompetence], whereas going on gives you a commitment to success.09. Dora Russell once observed that marriage laws, the police, armies and navies are the mark of human [incompetence].10. Politician Daniel Moynihan once suggested that the single most exciting thing you encounter in government is [competence] because it's so rare.11. Unemployment is high right now with the result that many [competent] workers are unable to find jobs.12. Sarah is a very [competent] manager, and really deserves a raise.13. Your [incompetence] has cost us this contract.14. Isaac Asimov once stated that violence is the last refuge of the [incompetent].15. Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini once stated that in Islam, the legislative power and [competence] to establish laws belong exclusively to God Almighty.
Grammatical examples in English. 2013.