New General Service List 2,001-2,050 a

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  1. In Canada, marriage is now legal. Same-sex partners can get married.
  2. Many people object to GMO food because they worry that it can cause disease. A reason is that they think that genetic modification will not really help to feed the world; however, this is not as worrisome as concern about disease.
  3. The professor said that everyone needs to be on time for class. I asked him to make an because I have to drop my son off at daycare. I promised to do extra work to make up for anything I missed.
  4. I don't think that I to fail. I worked really hard this semester.
  5. Some fitness experts say that skipping for ten minutes is to jogging for thirty minutes.
  6. I didn't like that movie. The was very complicated. I couldn't understand what was happening most of the time.
  7. I put the on the table so that everyone could get some food. Everyone was hungry and the plate was clean in ten minutes.
  8. Nordstrom is the latest high-end store to open downtown. They sell a wide range of expensive name-brand goods.
  9. I wanted to be an engineer ; however, I changed my mind and I'm studying journalism now.
  10. My parents are very of me. I graduated last year and I now have an excellent job with a big company.