01. Too many people [equate] suits and ties with respectability. Some of the most dishonest people I've ever met were always very well dressed.
02. The [equation] at my workplace seems to be that management expects a maximum of effort for a minimum of compensation.
03. The African continent is often [equated] with images of starving children, but many of the people there live quite comfortably.
04. People don't always [equate] their purchases of cheap goods with the continued exploitation of those workers who produce them.
05. The World Trade Center will be forever [equated] with the terrible images of 9/11.
06. The professor outlined a controversial theory that [equates] race with brain size.
07. The President seems to [equate] all economic growth with improvement in society, whereas some opponents feel that growth is not beneficial if it doesn't include respect for the environment.
08. The animal rights groups [equate] sport hunting with simple murder and feel it must be stopped.
09. My grandparents [equate] rock 'n' roll music with sex and drugs.
10. These [equations] are too long to remember. I hope we can use our notes during the math exam.
11. You can't always [equate] success with how much money a person has. There's more to life than that.
12. The price [equates] to about fifty American dollars.
13. In the [equation] 4x + x = 20, x = 4.
14. Being a parent is a complex [equation] of acting both as a stern teacher and a close friend.
15. [Equating] the former dictator with Adolf Hitler is absurd. Hitler was responsible for the death of millions of people.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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