- 01. He was not very [discreet] about his affair with his secretary, so it's not surprising that his wife found out.02. He made some [discreet] enquiries about the company before accepting the position.03. The detective followed the suspect at a [discreet] distance.04. Security personnel are armed, though [discreetly], so as not to alarm our customers.05. You need to use more [discretion] when you raise concerns about the work done by your colleagues.06. Many of the most expensive houses in this area are hidden [discreetly] behind trees or hedges.07. The mother [discreetly] motioned to her son to sit down.08. He winked [discreetly] at his girlfriend during the supper.09. Democritus once stated that the pride of youth is in strength and beauty; the pride of old age is in [discretion].10. Author Philip Roth once remarked that [discretion] is, unfortunately, not for novelists.11. Cicero once suggested that great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and [discretion].12. Her make-up is quite [discreet], with the result that you don't really notice that she has any on.13. Leonard is very [discreet] about his love life, so most of the people here are unaware that he is gay.14. The personal ad asked for interested men to send a letter and a photo, and said that [discretion] was assured.15. I appreciate your [discretion] in helping me deal with my alcohol problem.16. Students who get a mark which is within one percent of the minimum may be passed at the [discretion] of the instructor.17. The job of students in our present school system is restricted to carrying out duties which require little decision-making or [discretionary] judgment.18. The police have certain [discretionary] powers when dealing with petty criminals.19. Would it be [indiscrete] of me to leave in the middle of the marriage ceremony?20. The Education Minister's [indiscretion] in criticizing the party leader may well cost him his job.21. This program contains scenes of violence which may disturb some people. Viewer [discretion] is advised.
Grammatical examples in English. 2013.