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The Most Useful Basic English & Simple English Sentences Part 2

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501 Sarah was discerning enough to realize that her friends were trying to prank her.
502 Yes, it happens from time to time.
503 Most people only want to hear their own truth.
504 It is good to have ideals… don’t you think?
505 People in the world are always advocating for more freedom and equality.
506 To him, hunger was an abstract concept; he always had enough to eat.
507 The convicted drug dealer was willing to comply with the authorities to have his death sentence reduced to a life sentence.
508 It depends what you mean by “believe” in God.
509 It is a prevalent belief, according to a nationwide poll in the United States, that Muslims are linked with terrorism.
510 My roommate is prodigal when it comes to spending money on movies; he buys them the day they’re released, regardless of price.
511 A miser hoards money not because he is prudent but because he is greedy.
512 When both girls told John they had feelings for him, he was in a quandary as to which girl he should be with.
513 Even now, many years after the Cold War, there is still much rancor between the Russians and the Germans, especially in areas once occupied by the Soviet Union.
514 The defense lawyer was confident that he would be able to answer the prosecutor’s arguments in his rebuttal.
515 James had a great fear of making mistakes in class and being reprimanded.
516 His father would never sanction his engagement to a girl who did not share the same religious beliefs as their family.
517 Baffled by Sherlock Holmes’ cryptic remarks, Watson wondered whether Holmes was intentionally concealing his thoughts about the crime.
518 I like my job very much.
519 Ray was willing to corroborate Gary’s story, but the police were still unconvinced that either of them were telling the truth.
520 The murderer was convicted and sentenced to life in prison.
521 There was a feeling of constraint in the room; no one dared to tell the king how foolish his decision was.
522 The consensus indicates that we are opposed to the proposed idea.
523 A small forest fire can easily spread and quickly become a great conflagration.
524 I find words with concise definitions to be the easiest to remember.
525 I dreamt about you.
526 I have to get a new computer.
527 I won’t lose!
528 I was late to school.
529 Classes are starting again soon.
530 I’ve changed my website’s layout.
531 You had plenty of time.
532 I’m almost done.
533 Take the other chair!
534 How many sandwiches are there left?
535 I won’t lower myself to his level.
536 We could see the sunset from the window.
537 It’s driving me crazy.
538 Did you say that I could never win?
539 It’s all dark outside.
540 What happened? There’s water all over the apartment.
541 You will say and do things your parents said and did, even if you swore you would never do them.
542 I am alive even though I am not giving any sign of life.
543 I am too old for this world.
544 Life begins when we realize who we really are.
545 Life starts when you decide what you are expecting from it.
546 Life begins when you’re ready to live it.
547 It is never too late to learn.
548 It’s just five in the morning, but nevertheless it is light out.
549 He told me the story of his life.
550 I wonder if I am made for this world.
551 What are you talking about?
552 I want a piece of candy.
553 I knew that today would be fun.
554 A child is not a vessel for filling, but a fire to light.
555 Sadly many people will believe things told to them via an email which they would find implausible face-to-face.
556 When are we eating? I’m hungry!
557 I have class tomorrow.
558 I can’t believe it!
559 Thank you. “You’re welcome.”
560 Winter is my favorite season.
561 It’s difficult to have great ideas.
562 I learned a lot from you.
563 We walked a lot.
564 I spent twelve hours on the train.
565 Hold on, someone is knocking at my door.
566 He’s sleeping like a baby.
567 They’re making too much noise. I can’t concentrate.
568 You’re sick. You have to rest.
569 There’s a secret path on the left.
570 She’s asking for the impossible.
571 He disappeared without a trace.
572 I can place the palms of my hands on the floor without bending my knees.
573 There cannot be progress without communication.
574 Everyone would like to believe that dreams can come true.
575 The world doesn’t revolve around you.
576 The world is full of fools.
577 Are you saying my life is in danger?
578 Do you have any idea what my life is like?
579 This place has a mysterious atmosphere.
580 I look forward to hearing your thoughts on this matter.
581 So what if I am gay? Is it a crime?
582 My life is hollow without him.
583 I don’t want to fail my exams.
584 My mother bought two bottles of orange juice.
585 She was wearing a black hat.
586 We made pancakes for breakfast.
587 I spent the whole afternoon chatting with friends.
588 I want to be more independent.
589 Are you just going to stand there all day?
590 A rabbit has long ears and a short tail.
591 My heart was filled with happiness.
592 He wishes to erase bad memories.
593 Your secret will be safe with me.
594 I don’t want to hear any more of your complaining.
595 I don’t have the strength to keep trying.
596 Mathematics is not just the memorization of formulas.
597 I didn’t mean to give you that impression.
598 I’m tired of eating fast food.
599 I can’t wait to go on a vacation.
600 The essence of mathematics is liberty.
601 Can you imagine what our lives would be like without electricity?
602 Where is the bathroom?
603 If you lend someone $20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it.
604 The essence of liberty is mathematics.
605 His story was too ridiculous for anyone to believe.
606 How many hours of sleep do you need?
607 I have French nationality but Vietnamese origins.
608 Do you think mankind will someday colonize the Moon?
609 I’m going to buy myself a new camera, digital this time.
610 I’m crazy about you.
611 I don’t know what is worse.
612 Life in prison is worse than the life of an animal.
613 I am proud to be a part of this project.
614 Beauty lies in the eyes of the one who sees.
615 Who buys this type of art?
616 Why can’t we tickle ourselves?
617 What… you still don’t know how to drive?
618 I feel that I am free.
619 I created a shortcut on the desktop.
620 I want an MP3 player!
621 My brother is very important. At least he thinks he is.
622 While eating a pizza he was annoying his sister.
623 At this rate, we’re not likely to be done before the end of the week.
624 What?! You ate my chocolate bear?!
625 Where are you?
626 He has just published an interesting series of articles.
627 You piss me off!
628 No way!
629 It’s a dead end.
630 Life is not long, it is wide!
631 When I was your age, Pluto was a planet.
632 She is on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
633 Elephants are the largest land animals alive today.
634 If you teach me how to dance, I will show you my hidden scars.
635 Fruits and vegetables are essential to a balanced diet.
636 Cheese is a solid food made from the milk of cows, goats, sheep, and other mammals.
637 I usually take a shower in the evening.
638 He spent the evening reading a book.
639 You have been thinking about this problem the whole morning. Take a break; go eat lunch.
640 If I don’t do it now, I never will.
641 Good night. Sweet dreams.
642 This song is so moving that it brings tears to my eyes.
643 There are a lot of things you don’t know about my personality.
644 Perhaps you are right, I have been selfish.
645 Everyone deserves a second chance.
646 What is the advantage of this technology?
647 If you do not have this program, you can download it now.
648 I have been told that I am pragmatic, and I am.
649 I’m running out of ideas.
650 The seven questions that an engineer has to ask himself are: who, what, when, where, why, how and how much.
651 You are still asking yourself what the meaning of life is?
652 When can one say that a person has alcohol issues?
653 Remember that we are all in the same boat.
654 All I need to know about life, I learned from a snowman.
655 Check that your username and password are written correctly.
656 Goodbyes are always sad.
657 Don’t forget about us!
658 Time has passed very fast.
659 Which is your luggage?
660 Open the cupboard to the left, the bottles are in there.
661 There are also nightclubs where you dance flamenco.
662 That way I kill two birds with one stone.
663 Do you have professional experience?
664 Who painted this painting?
665 We men are used to waiting for the women.
666 Aren’t you ashamed to talk like that?
667 He’s Argentinean and he gives tennis lessons.
668 The tap is running.
669 I am four months pregnant.
670 I’ve got a pacemaker.
671 I would like batteries for this device.
672 Can I pay by credit card?
673 Cut, wash and dry, please.
674 I feed my cat every morning and every evening.
675 Could you please repeat that?
676 Generally, who visits their parents more, sons or daughters?
677 It would of course be cheaper for you to sleep at our place.
678 Every effort deserves a reward.
679 It costs an arm and a leg.
680 More than 90 percent of visits to a web page are from search engines.
681 I need your advice.
682 I’m getting ready for the worst.
683 That sounds interesting. What did you tell her?
684 I knew it was plastic but it tasted like wood.
685 There are things in this world which simply cannot be expressed in the form of words.
686 Take good care of yourself.
687 The functions sine and cosine take values between -1 and 1 (-1 and 1 included).
688 I am against using death as a punishment. I am also against using it as a reward.
689 The second half of a man’s life is made up of nothing but the habits he has acquired during the first half.
690 Can I stay at your place? I have nowhere to go.
691 On May 18, a young Japanese couple was arrested after their one-year-old baby was found wrapped in a plastic bag and dumped in a gutter.
692 We are haunted by an ideal life, and it is because we have within us the beginning and the possibility for it.
693 Death is only a horizon, and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.
694 A known mistake is better than an unknown truth.
695 Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
696 Until you make peace with who you are, you’ll never be content with what you have.
697 Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.
698 There is no distance on this earth as far away as yesterday.
699 Only those who risk going too far will know how far one can go.
700 The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
701 The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
702 The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
703 If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn’t be called research, would it?
704 To the man who only has a hammer in the toolkit, every problem looks like a nail.
705 Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn’t have to do it himself.
706 It is not the strongest of the species that survives, not the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
707 I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.
708 Hope is not a strategy.
709 Japan is full of beautiful cities. Kyoto and Nara, for instance.
710 They are waiting for you in front of the door.
711 Do you have a pen on you?
712 Whose is this?
713 Since Mario lied to me, I don’t speak to him anymore.
714 It’s a good deal.
715 Pick up your things and go away.
716 He laughs best who laughs last.
717 The sooner, the better.
718 He doesn’t look his age.
719 Do you like rap?
720 I love trips.
721 I really wasn’t expecting that from you.
722 I’ve been waiting for hours.
723 He died at a very old age.
724 That’s the snag.
725 I don’t know him.
726 I liked this film.
727 She’s rolling in money.
728 It’s not important.
729 I don’t care.
730 Look carefully. I’m going to show you how it’s done.
731 I go shopping every morning.
732 People should understand that the world is changing.
733 Fifty-two per cent of British women prefer chocolate to sex.
734 I’m not convinced at all.
735 Why do you want to leave today?
736 You cannot achieve the impossible without attempting the absurd.
737 You should only count on yourself–but even then, not too much.
738 People will accept your idea much more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it first.
739 If you see a man approaching you with the obvious intention of doing you good, you should run for your life.
740 We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.
741 Better late than never.
742 Like father, like son.
743 The early bird catches the worm.
744 In life there are ups and downs.
745 All cats are grey in the dark.
746 Teach me how you do it.
747 No news is good news.
748 I was expecting it!
749 I don’t expect anything from you.
750 Wait in the waiting room.
751 There’s no doubt.
752 It’s well done.
753 Do you want fruit juice?
754 He’s a good person.
755 Do as you want.
756 Enjoy your meal!
757 There’s no love without jealousy.
758 We are cut from the same cloth.
759 The walls have ears.
760 I’ve got a frog in my throat.
761 Make yourself at home.
762 Mali is one of the poorest countries in Subsaharan Africa.
763 Why aren’t you coming with us?
764 Don’t listen to him, he’s talking nonsense.
765 You can’t get lost in big cities; there are maps everywhere!
766 I don’t want it anymore.
767 He came several times.
768 We wonder why.
769 We must think about friends.
770 I’m going to take a bath.
771 We left by train.
772 Would you like to come?
773 I knew he would accept.
774 She would willingly come but she was on vacation.
775 I thought it was true.
776 I have to give back the book before Saturday.
777 Hi, I just wanted to let you know that the problem is fixed.
778 I went to drink a beer with friends.
779 He jumped out the window.
780 They quarreled.
781 I ate caviar.
782 He changed a lot since the last time.
783 This knife was very useful to me.
784 You took the wrong key.
785 I managed to get in.
786 How much is it?
787 I’ll bring you the bill immediately.
788 Here is your change.
789 Did you leave a tip?
790 Don’t forget the ticket.
791 I’m sorry, I don’t have change.
792 The situation is worse than we believed.
793 We have to expect the worst.
794 They don’t even know why.
795 I want you to tell me the truth.
796 You arrived at the moment I left.
797 Muiriel likes to annoy me lately.
798 It’s not serious, I don’t bear him a grudge.
799 Who is coming with me?
800 I want to know who is coming with us.
801 Florence is the most beautiful city in Italy.
802 I talked to friends.
803 I’m glad to see you back.
804 Those who know him like him.
805 Tell me what happened.
806 They are sensible girls.
807 How beautiful you are!
808 It’s easier to have fun than to work.
809 You must work more.
810 It’s more difficult than you think.
811 He told me he would go to Venice.
812 Who are those guys?
813 I don’t agree with him.
814 The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.
815 It seems to me that the train is late.
816 In a town you may pass unnoticed, whereas in a village it’s impossible.
817 When I was a child, I would spend hours reading alone in my room.
818 Wolves won’t usually attack people.
819 Can somebody help me? “I will.”
820 Please will you close the door when you go out.
821 You’ve given me your cold.
822 Ah! If I were rich, I’d buy myself a house in Spain.
823 I wish she would stop playing that stupid music.
824 I hope he’ll be able to come! I’d like to see him.
825 Her garden is a work of art.
826 I’d rather be a bird than a fish.
827 Every man’s work, whether it be literature or music or a picture or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
828 Forget it. It’s not worth it.
829 For once in my life I’m doing a good deed… And it is useless.
830 You ask me to do the impossible.
831 I brought you a little something.
832 You are as tall as I am.
833 You have the same racket as I have.
834 She has as many books as I.
835 We have to take him to the hospital immediately; he is seriously injured!
836 Go and speak to my colleague.
837 In which folder did you save the file?
838 Maria has long hair.
839 You don’t have to come tomorrow.
840 I have to take medicine.
841 I’m taking a walk in a park.
842 If you are free, give me a hand.
843 I work even on Sunday.
844 He’s not working much at the moment.
845 It happened a long time ago.
846 Where have you been?
847 It’s been snowing all night.
848 It’s been ten years since we last met.
849 If you don’t want to stay alone, I can keep you company.
850 How come you know so much about Japanese history?
851 Could you turn on the light, please?
852 Turn right at the crossroad.
853 I buried my dog at the pet cemetery.
854 They forgot to lock the door.
855 He was born on July 28th, 1888.
856 How did your interview go?
857 I’m going to sit on the bench over there next to the street lamp.
858 Could you do me a favour please?
859 She is mad at me.
860 I can’t believe my eyes.
861 I couldn’t say when exactly in my life it occurred to me that I would be a pilot someday.
862 During winter I sleep with two blankets.
863 Do you have any siblings? “No, I’m an only child.”
864 Her eyes were shining with joy.
865 You are to come with me.
866 You have to come with me.
867 Can you justify the use of violence?
868 Can you do bookkeeping?
869 You have no sense of direction.
870 You must practice grammar.
871 You should know better than to ask a lady her age.
872 You should pay your rent in advance.
873 You must keep your room clean.
874 Have you ever climbed Mt. Fuji?
875 You should take care of your sick mother.
876 You have bought more postage stamps than are necessary.
877 I have a feeling you’ll be a very good lawyer.
878 Can you keep a secret?
879 You are tired, and so am I.
880 You are tired, aren’t you?
881 Are you not tired?
882 You look tired. You ought to rest for an hour or two.
883 You are too sensitive to criticism.
884 You can rely on him.
885 You can rely on her.
886 You must help her, and soon!
887 I think that you ought to apologize to her.
888 You must apologize to her, and that at once.
889 Just a minute.
890 You are expecting too much of her.
891 Did you meet her?
892 Did you fall in love with her at first sight?
893 Are you aware of how much she loves you?
894 You must be careful not to make him angry.
895 You are selling him short.
896 Are you younger than him?
897 You must take his age into account.
898 Are you for or against his idea?
899 You must pay attention to his advice.
900 You may make use of his library.
901 All that you have to do is to follow his advice.
902 You must pay attention to him.
903 You overestimate him.
904 You should tell him the truth.
905 You ought to ask him for advice.
906 Didn’t you write a letter to him?
907 You ought to thank him.
908 You have only to give him a little help.
909 Can you swim as fast as he?
910 You can trust him to keep his word.
911 Do you know who he is?
912 I’m certain of your success.
913 Have you ever seen him swimming?
914 Do you think he made that mistake on purpose?
915 You should have told him about it while he was here.
916 Didn’t you know that he passed away two years ago?
917 Don’t you know that he passed away two years ago?
918 You should get your hair cut.
919 You must be a fool.
920 Can you ride a horse?
921 You can’t ride a horse.
922 You should work hard.
923 You don’t have a temperature.
924 You must not come in.
925 What do you usually do on Sundays?
926 Are you a Japanese student?
927 Do you keep a diary?
928 Do you know how to cook meat?
929 You could count to ten when you were two.
930 You could count to ten when you were two years old.
931 You are not old enough to go swimming by yourself.
932 You work too hard.
933 You are working too hard. Take it easy for a while.
934 You can’t feel at ease with a headache.
935 You know the answer?
936 Do you live here?
937 I took it for granted that you were on my side.
938 You don’t go to school on Sunday, do you?
939 It is necessary for you to see a doctor at once.
940 What do you have for breakfast?
941 Do you have bread for lunch?
942 You won’t be late, will you?
943 All you have to do is apologize for being late.
944 Sooner or later, you will regret your idleness.
945 You ought to be ashamed.
946 Who are you waiting for?
947 You must build up your courage.
948 Whom are you speaking of?
949 You may invite whomever you like.
950 Are you meeting someone here?
951 You look very pale.
952 I’m proud of you.
953 What do you want to be when you grow up?
954 You may take either the big box or the small one.
955 You look bored.
956 All you have to do is to take care of yourself.
957 You will be up against many difficulties.
958 You depend too much on others.
959 You have foul breath.
960 You are too sensitive to noise.
961 You know quite a lot about Sumo.
962 You’re giving me the same old line.
963 You are to apologize to her for it.
964 You should have locked, or at least closed, all the doors.
965 You never listen. I might as well talk to the wall.
966 You are a good student.
967 You made the same mistake as last time.
968 Are you for the war or against it?
969 Do you believe war will start?
970 You should follow your teacher’s advice.
971 You ought to ask for your teacher’s permission.
972 You ran a red light.
973 You must cultivate your mind.
974 Can you eat raw oysters?
975 You are made to be a poet.
976 You seem an honest man.
977 You seem to be an honest man.
978 You may be right, but I am against your opinion.
979 You must not lose sight of your goal in life.
980 Can you break away from your parents?
981 Do you believe in God?
982 It’s time for you to buy a new car.
983 You can rely on him. He never lets you down.
984 Do you wash your hands before meals?
985 I think you’d better go on a diet.
986 You had better not eat too much.
987 Are you in jest or in earnest?
988 You had better take a little rest.
989 I think you’d better take a rest; you look ill.
990 You’re going too far.
991 What do you want to do in the future?
992 You work hard.
993 You are free to go out.
994 You have a way with women.
995 You should give up drinking and smoking.
996 Are you writing a letter?
997 He looks young. He cannot be older than I.
998 You are young. I, on the contrary, am very old.
999 You should pay back your debts.
1000 You should pay your debts.

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