01. I won't be able to come to the wedding, but please [convey] my congratulations to the newlyweds.
02. In the culture of Japan, a bow at a forty-five-degree angle [conveys] deep respect or an apology.
03. The teacher was trying to [convey] a sense of enthusiasm for reading poetry to a group of adolescent boys.
04. Don't close your eyes during the lecture; you don't want to [convey] the impression that you're bored.
05. Whenever I begin to get bored with a conversation, I [convey] my impatience by looking everywhere but at the speaker.
06. People who are unable to speak [convey] their ideas using sign language.
07. The expression on his face [conveyed] his feelings more clearly than words could ever do.
08. Advertisers often use sexually suggestive content to [convey] the idea that their product is exciting or desirable.
09. I'm sorry, I won't be able to attend the meeting. Please [convey] my apologies to the others.
10. He didn't say much, but the expression on his face clearly [conveyed] his delight with the gift.
11. Studies show that women generally [convey] their moods and sentiments more clearly than men.
12. The use of shading in the painting [conveys] a sense of mass and volume which enhances the naturalistic effect of the scene.
13. Artists use bright or warm colors to [convey] a feeling of happiness.
14. The day of her birth, our daughter's face seemed to [convey] an incredible range of emotions, from happiness to despair, fright, confusion and utter delight.
15. Immigrants face the dual challenges of [conveying] something of their culture of origin to their children while they and their offspring learn to fit into the new society.
16. The knowledge and skills children require to function effectively in urbanized, industrialized societies are too extensive and too complex for parents to [convey] single-handedly to their offspring.
17. A message was [conveyed] to the Emperor by one of the guards.
18. John Kenneth Galbraith once remarked that wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to [convey] the aspect of intelligence.
19. Ralph Waldo Emerson once stated, "What I am, and what I think, is [conveyed] to you, in spite of my efforts to hold it back."
20. Please [convey] our regards to your parents.
21. We've tried to [convey] our suggestions to the administration in a positive manner, but they don't seem to be listening.

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