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Questions with the noun Ability

5 examples:

Should children in English schools be sorted by ability?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Should children in England's schools be sorted by ability?
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

Why not consider de-licensing or mini-road tests as measures of ability?
(The Vancouver Sun - Health, )

Want to limit the ability of companies to track what sites you visit online?
(ZDNet UK, )

If a politician said he thought he should tax the income from your retirement plan, right now, at 50% (no matter where you are in the retirement process, that would certainly hurt the ability of your portfolio to compound), what would you think (other than that he was completely Looney Tunes)?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Sentences with the noun Ability

49 examples:

He is a man of ability.

I really trust his ability.

Such ability is native to him.

This job is beyond my ability.

I think he's a man of ability.

He is confident of his ability.

He is a man of great a ability.

I know him for a man of ability.

I'm sure he is a man of ability.

This is the extent of my ability.

He has confidence in his ability.

John has confidence in his ability.

We cannot overestimate her ability.

There is no doubt about his ability.

We admit that he is a man of ability.

I have much confidence in my ability.

I believe him to be a man of ability.

She has no illusion about my ability.

I will work to the best of my ability.

The question of Tom's ability came up.

I don't have much faith in his ability.

Young as he is, he is a man of ability.

It's difficult to evaluate his ability.

I have every confidence in his ability.

I showed them the difference of ability.

I did the job to the best of my ability.

You must work according to your ability.

I'll help you to the best of my ability.

I have reached the limits of my ability.

You should make the most of your ability.

This is beyond the compass of my ability.

We might have underestimated his ability.

Young as he was, he was a man of ability.

You will be paid according to your ability.

His musical ability was fostered in Vienna.

He was not at all surprised at her ability.

He did the work to the best of his ability.

Tom did the job to the best of his ability.

I will do my duty to the best of my ability.

Tom certainly has confidence in his ability.

I have some good opinion of my son's ability.

I will do the work to the best of my ability.

I'll help you within the limits of my ability.

The search ability is set to roll out on Friday.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

But his tactical ability will be brutally tested today.
(Guy Martin, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

The ability of the human kidney to repair itself is limited.
(Nature Reviews Nephrology, )

And his football ability is not in doubt, nor his achievements.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

So have at it, and balance that thing to the best of your ability.
(Forbes - Technology, )

A new study confirms the ability of a protein to measure distance.
(UPI - Science News, )


65 examples:

Do plants have the ability to see?
(Scientific American, )

Have managers lost the ability to listen?
(Forbes - Education, )

Does sporting ability depend on genetic make-up?
(BBC Sport, )

Has Washington borrowed beyond its ability to repay?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Does sporting ability depend on our genetic make-up?
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

How will Marcus Mariota's throwing ability translate to the NFL?
(USA Today - NFL, )

Does he still believe in his own ability, even if nobody else does?
(Jonathan Liew in The Independent - Sport, )

Could the ability to influence Government policy have played a role?
(James Moore in The Independent - Business, )

And what does that tell us about the evolution of metastatic ability?
(Nature Reviews Cancer, )

What if you had the ability to watch a football game from on the field?
(Maury Brown, Contributor in Forbes - Technology, )

Where was Wolverine's quick-healing ability when Hugh Jackman needed it?
(Nardine Saad in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

An uncanny ability to ferret out and master new technologies and projects?
(Shan Li in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Are young people losing the ability to read emotions in our digital world?
(Science Daily - News, )

Aside from your ability to earn income, what’s your most valuable asset?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

And what does it say about the government's ability to handle Canadians' data?
(CBC Radio in CBC News - Politics, )

Why did the creature climb trees frequently despite an ability to walk upright?
(Tech Times - Science, )

Is his overall earning ability actually nine times greater than Taylor Swift’s?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

How do you build resiliency and improve your ability to bounce back from failure?
(Aviva Legatt, Under 30 in Forbes - Education, )

So what if you assess business schools on their ability to develop future leaders?
(Matt Symonds, Contributor in Forbes - Education, )

Are you giving your directors the ability to help drive your strategic objectives?
(Bernie Tenenbaum, Contributor in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

More virtual-reality field trips and the ability to scribble all over your homework?
(CNET News - Politics and Law, )

What if you had the ability to heal your body just by changing how you think and feel?
(Fox News - Health, )

Can events you endured as a child really impact your ability to have children yourself?
(Science Daily - News, )

Ever had a job interview that seemed to have nothing to do with your ability to do the job?
(BBC News - Business, )

Does an organisation’s structure impact it’s ability to deliver great customer experiences?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

How should teachers go about boosting children's ability to tackle complex scientific questions?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Do animals have a unique ability to comfort people, or are they just distractions from social pain?
(Science Daily - News, )

How did thinning of the atmosphere transformed the Red Planet's climate and ability to support life?
(Tech Times - Science, )

So Amazon's price hike on the Prime program affect their ability to attract new members and customers?
(Kiri Masters, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

Research suggests school starters are being increasingly grouped by ability - but is this a good thing?
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

New businesses spring up all the time in the U.S. But which ones have the greatest ability to become big?
(Science Daily - News, )

This raises the question: Does evolution favor characteristics that increase a species' ability to evolve?
(Science Daily - News, )

What is a vacation without the ability to take and send pictures via messaging apps or social media platforms?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Now, with your customers, are you telling them about your megawatts or about your ability to save the universe?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to be Darryl Strawberry, minus the athletic ability and cocaine?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

But does Jared Kushner really have the ability to broker 'the ultimate deal' between Israelis and Palestinians?
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

What gives some people the ability to persevere through difficult situations that others may find insurmountable?
(Science Daily - News, )

Electric eels are able to deliver shocks to prey, but how do the marine predators use the ability to target prey?
(Tech Times - Science, )

If you need a reason to become a dog lover, how about their ability to help protect kids from allergies and obesity?
(Science Daily - News, )

Is it the capacity to inspire loyalty, the ability to articulate a vision, emotional intelligence, or persuasiveness?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Or is it his ability to crisscross the globe in just one night, devouring plates of cookies and milk wherever he goes?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

What gives geckos the remarkable ability to run upside down across ceilings and stop short on smooth vertical surfaces?
(Deborah Netburn in Los Angeles Times - Science, )

Can you improve your agenda to give your directors the ability to help crystallize and drive your strategic objectives?
(Bernie Tenenbaum, Contributor in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Why did Alzheimer's disease rob Glen Campbell of the ability to remember lyrics, but not guitar solos or social graces?
(NBC Today, )

Will individual ability or team organisation prevail in the Champions League final between Madrid rivals Real and Atletico?
(BBC Sport - Football, )

If David Cameron cannot control his Cabinet and his party, then how can we be confident of his ability to govern the country?
(Daily Mail - News, )

How will it impact my ability to get a great job ... or to have a great career ... or to do what I want to do in the long-run?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Is it possible that mammals have the ability to recognize individuals of the same species, whom they know well, by their voice?
(Science Daily - News, )

So how do plants prevent these changes in light intensity from affecting their ability to harvest the energy they need to survive?
(Science Daily - News, )

Why would anyone with the ability to execute Backdoor.Ploutus, which Symantec says is used to rob ATMs with text messages, bother with it?
(ZDNet US, )

GIFs are a fun and entertaining way to add to the conversation, but are GIF keyboards making it easier to lose our ability to communicate?
(Forbes - Technology, )

How can you handle the inevitable failure of an entrepreneurial journey with grace and the ability to bounce back even stronger after each setback?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Donald Trump's popularity has hit historic lows, but will it have an impact on his ability to govern and for the Republicans to hold on to Congress in 2018?
(CBC News in CBC News - Politics, )

But does going public affect a company's ability to remain creative and at the cutting edge -- the very qualities that allowed it be successful in the first place?
(Science Daily - News, )

What underlying biological mechanisms account for our seemingly instant, almost unconscious ability to determine how attractive (or repulsive) a particular smell is?
(Science Daily - News, )

Every step our kids take from college to retirement will be influenced by their ability to manage their money, yet how often do we discuss personal finance with them?
(Liz Frazier Peck, Contributor in Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Halifax has launched a low-rate credit card which offers borrowers the ability to set up regular bulk repayments - but how does it compare with other deals on the market?
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Surely Senator Warren cannot seriously be suggesting that Congress should constrain the Fed’s ability to do whatever it takes to prevent collapse of the financial system?
(Forbes - Business, )

But given the human ability to ignore facts when they conflict with beliefs, will Big Data help on our biggest issues, or just give us a store coupon while the world burns?
(ZDNet US, )

Microsoft says that they have the ability for PSN-Xbox Live crossplay, but what exactly is Sony's motivation to play nice, when they're so far in the lead this console generation?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Was last week's test launch cheesy and tactless -- or a necessary technological demonstration of our country's ability to achieve actual greatness to a disaffected and unprepared generation?
(ZDNet US, )

Before the mad rush to coronate Pedro Morales as the most exciting athlete in Vancouver since Pavel Bure, Doug Flutie or the pre-Tortorella Sedin twins, can we pause a minute to consider his ability to finish?
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Quietly, we were also testing a hypothesis: In an age when it’s cool to dismiss the power of “old media,” could a magazine, using its convening power, its vibrant digital platform and ability to shine a definitive spotlight on an issue, positively change the outlook for an entire country?
(Forbes - Business, )

It concerned a gent’s ability to appreciate the usefulness of a product designed to prevent ladies’ high heels from sinking into the grass at outdoor events. “Listen, it’s not a guy and girl thing, we all get it,” huffed Peter Jones, although you didn’t see him volunteering to try out a pair of Ally Stevenson’s Clean Heels, did you?
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Several decades after the Equality of Education Opportunity Study revealed teacher verbal competence to be a good predictor of student outcomes, an Abell Foundation study on teacher certification found that “the teacher attribute found consistently to be most related to raising student achievement is verbal ability.” So, why aren’t teaching bureaucrats and those funding teacher efficacy research putting more emphasis on it?
(Forbes - Education, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Talking is a human ability.

Man has the ability to talk.

Ability alone is not enough.

Real ability wins in the end.

Man has the ability to speak.

He is a man of great ability.

I trust his executive ability.

He is a man of musical ability.

This isn't any ordinary ability.

We have the ability to remember.

The girl lacked musical ability.

He has poor ability to organize.

Her ability took her to the top.

He has the ability to do the job.

He has the ability to do the work.

I doubt his ability to do the job.

He has great ability as an artist.

I don't doubt his ability to do it.

You can rely on his proven ability.

Tom admires Mary's singing ability.

Man alone has the ability to reason.

He has an unusual ability in English.

He has got both authority and ability.

In short, he is a man of great ability.

You've lost the ability to concentrate.

I was uncertain of my ability to do it.

He has the ability to make a good plan.

That cormorant lost the ability to fly.

He has the ability to manage a business.

His ability in English is above average.

I have confidence in your ability to win.

Cats have the ability to see in the dark.

He performed the role with great ability.

He acquired the ability to speak English.

She is a woman of great literary ability.

I'm not satisfied with my English ability.

He has the ability to carry out big plans.

His ability in mathematics is outstanding.

He has the ability to speak ten languages.

She has great ability in teaching English.

She has an extraordinary ability in music.

This ability to communicate helps us a lot.

He has enough ability to manage a business.

She tends to underestimate her own ability.

And everyone has the ability to contribute.

He made no progress in his speaking ability.

We have the ability to memorize information.

Success is due less to ability than to zeal.

To put it briefly, he lacks musical ability.

His ability has been overlooked by his boss.

My criterion is the ability to work joyfully.

He showed exceptional ability in mathematics.

Tom definitely overestimates his own ability.

He has no ability to reason logically at all.

Her ability to write with her foot is amazing.

She has the ability to speak and write French.

Tom definitely has the ability to be the boss.

Meredith Blake for her article on Oprah Winfrey’s uncanny ability to illuminate the pulse of our society’s mind-set
(Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

Props to Meredith Blake for her article on Oprah Winfrey’s uncanny ability to illuminate the pulse of our society’s mind-set
(Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

Only few birds have this ability.
(Tech Times - Science, )

But John Stones' ability is legend.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

No other known fish has this ability.
(Tech Times - Science, )

MoS2 also has the ability to emit light.
(Tech Times - Future Tech, )

He has character, ability and technique.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

It also comes with the "OK Google" ability.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

DNA can predict a person's reading ability.
(UPI - Science News, )

Hint: The ability to sell is not one of them!
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

It’s an ability to find whatever is needed.
(USA TODAY Sports in USA Today - Sports, )

His teammates admire his ability to do it all.
(Lance Pugmire in Los Angeles Times - Hockey, )

With great power comes great comeback ability.
(Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

He was known for his incredible dead ball ability.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Such an ability has been known only from primates.
(Science Daily - News, )

This is affecting their ability to learn in class.
(Daily Mail - News, )

They have an innate ability to reimagine the world.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

This ability also helps it in hiding from predators.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Both managers are renowned for their ability to rant.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

She lost her ability to see, hear, eat, walk and talk.
(CNN - World News, )

Apple has not lost its ability to mesmerize the media.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Your ability to put money into an IRA has some limits.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

It's an injury to the brain's ability to tell stories.
(Forbes - Business, )

Everyone else will only have the ability to read them.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Ducks pick skilled defenseman with puck-moving ability.
(Lisa Dillman in Los Angeles Times - Hockey, )

Humans are unique in their ability to acquire language.
(Science Daily - News, )

Without the ability to adapt, you will eventually fail.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The octopus has the unique ability to edit its own RNA.
(Tech Times - Science, )

But some worms have evolved the ability to go it alone.
(Science Daily - News, )

The clock is ticking on the ability to claim this cash.
(The Motley Fool in USA Today - Money, )

We could use that ability for the colonization of space.
(Tech Times - Science, )

The key to selling is the ability to influence the sale.
(Keenan, Contributor in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

This increases the embryo's ability to stick to the womb.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Vladimir Tarasenko is known for his goal-scoring ability.
(Fox News - Sports, )

This time, it’s offering users the ability to play 'Ms.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The ability to assess memory quality appears in children.
(Science Daily - News, )

Two hit TV shows test ability to write Chinese characters.
(USA Today - World, )

In death, he may still have the ability to earn big money.
(CNBC, )

She learned her ability from American expert, Daniel Kish.
(Tech Times - Health, )

The immune system has the ability to eliminate tumor cells.
(BoneKEy Reports, )

They found the ability helps them attract insects at night.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

A child's ability to read is reliant on nature and nurture.
(UPI - Science News, )

It's a singer's worst nightmare: losing the ability to sing.
(Stephanie vanKampen in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

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