QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
OTHER WORDS FROM r selectionr-se·lect·ed [ahr-si-lek-tid], /ˈɑr sɪˌlɛk tɪd/, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for r selection
At the time (and until 1913), U.S. senators were not popularly elected but were selected by the state legislature.The Black Man Who Replaced Jefferson Davis in the Senate|Philip Dray|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Boehner was unanimously selected by the conference as its official nominee for speaker in the coming Congress.
They selected an “easy mark” who turned out to be an off-duty NYC Housing Authority cop named James Carragher.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
For his part, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has expressed his “full confidence” in Representative Scalise.
Its adaptability and breeding capabilities ensured that it would be selected for mass production on an unimaginable scale.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Q was a Queen, who wore a silk slip; R was a Robber, and wanted a whip.
If I selected lucid and simple extracts, they would give no idea of the intricacy and prolixity of Duns.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
Meanwhile, he had been selected as aide-de-camp by General d'Ure de Molans.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Malcolm had selected it as a training-ground that evening, because he meant to weary and subdue his too highly spirited charger.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
"To R——," replied the man, as he turned silently and sullenly to retrace his steps.