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Question with the adjective Active

1 example:

How is the active life of a piece of computer hardware?
(ZDNet UK, )

Sentences with the adjective Active

24 examples:

He is an active boy.

He is an active person.

He leads an active life.

Tom lives an active life.

He is rather an active person.

He is playing an active part in politics.

He is not the active person he used to be.

He played an active part in the revolution.

She took an active part in the women's lib movement.

In the film, the director makes Hamlet an active person.

A Party member is an active person.
(Russian proverb)

Now Herod was an active man, and soon found proper materials for his active spirit to work upon.
(Flavius Josephus)

What you're seeing is a particularly active year for the Taurid meteor shower.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

A new study reveals how a Jupiter eclipse affects its volcanically active moon Io.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Andy Murray became the ninth active man to win 500 matches by beating Kevin Anderson.
(The New York Times - Tennis, )

It's a curiously active week for the discussion of gay marriage in the videogame world.
(Forbes - Technology, )

An active mother of five, the disease so exhausted her, she could barely get out of bed.
(USA Today - National, )

They also found that active people have higher levels of one microRNA than sedentary people.
(Science Daily - News, )

With a number of intriguing players on the block, Feb. 29 could be an active day in the NHL.
(USA Today - NHL, )

Some of them sound like professions that would be full of active people - but there's a catch.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

It was big news that tiny Enceladus -- a mere 500 kilometers in diameter -- was such an active place.
(Science Daily - News, )

Most activity trackers today count your steps, measure your heart rate, and calculate your active life.
(ZDNet US, )

Michael Coteau wrote to Toronto city council that street hockey should be encouraged to keep kids active.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

A Commonwealth Games legacy fund is set up to encourage exercise among the least active people in Scotland.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Sentences with the comparative degree of the adjective Active

9 examples:

Mary's less active than her sister.

Mary is less active than her sister.

I found Kate more active than her brother.

I trust that China will go on to take a more active part.

No kind of sensation is keener and more active than that of pain its impressions are unmistakable.
(Marquis de Sade)

Pluto is far more active than anyone believed.
(Tech Times - Science, )

The lunar space environment is much more active than previously assumed.
(Science Daily - News, )

The hysteria over obesity has concealed the real problem, which is that we are less active than ever before.
(Forbes - Education, )

Photographs and footage capture the annual Perseid meteor shower, which is more active than usual this year.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

Sentence with the relative superlative degree of the adjective Active

1 example:

Saturn's outermost ring is the most active ring in the solar system.
(CNET News, )

Sentences with the absolute superlative degree of the adjective Active

25 examples:

David is very active.

That student is very active.

The stock market is very active.

That group is presently very active.

At seventy, my father is still very active.

The functions of his brain were very active.

Mrs Klein is over 80, but she's still very active.

John looks hale and hearty these days and he's very active.

I was very active in the peace movement, still am.
(Margot Kidder)

There are not many roles where women are really active.
(Kathleen Quinlan)

I think, Larry, one of the things is I'm a very active person.
(Joan Collins)

I was very active but I was dyslexic and had a really hard time at school.
(Ashley Scott)

I think with new president Chris Pook of CART, he is very active and strong.
(Emerson Fittipaldi)

I have always been interested in politics. I was in the student union before, very active.
(Abdullah Ahmad Badawi)

It is highly active in the womb but becomes less potent with age.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Oklahoma City's front office was extremely active before Thursday's trade deadline.
(UPI - News, )

Embrace it, there is no reason why you can't work towards becoming extremely active.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

But whether the baby will be a prince or a princess, he or she is already very active.
(NBC Today, )

The sprites are formed by electrical bursts that occur above highly active thunderstorms.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The Aedes albopictus, one of two mosquito species that can transmit Zika, is very active.
(USA Today - National, )

Because existing viruses also infect the new liver, the immune system is highly active there.
(Science Daily - News, )

Beats By Dre is very active in social media with a Twitter account, Facebook and even Snapchat.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Highly active anti-retroviral therapy has helped millions survive the human immunodeficiency virus.
(Science Daily - News, )

This work shows that molecular catalysts can be as highly active as the precious metal-based catalysts.
(Science Daily - News, )

However, this is a disguise that conceals a highly active metabolic cell state with diverse functionality.
(Nature Reviews Cancer, )

Sentences with the equality degree of the adjective Active

4 examples:

She is as active as she looks.

With a mind as active as Stephen Hawking's, you can expect overflowing thoughts.
(Tech Times - Science, )

It may be 10 years since Lenny Wilkens last roamed an NBA sideline, but he's as active as ever.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Women can be just as active as men but it turns out they are also naturally more prone to knee injuries.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Sentence with the inequality degree of the adjective Active

1 example:

Mary isn't as active as her sister.

Sentences with the noun Active

9 examples:

At the same time, television theatre became more visibly active.
(Andrei Waida)

It is the common fate of the indolent to see their rights become a prey to the active.
(John Philpot Curran)

Keeping your policy active should be a priority but there can be reasons for dropping it.
(USA Today - Money, )

Spotify said it passed 20 million paying subscribers out of 75 million active monthly users.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Being more physically active may help teens become less active smokers, U.S. researchers say.
(UPI - Health News, )

Dubbed the Xperia E4, the device carries a battery that can last up to two days of active use.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The Apple Watch battery life is rumored to have 19 hours of “mixed use” or 2.5 hours of active use.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The gas company has argued for months that it could restart operations without testing all 115 active...
(Los Angeles Times - Football, )

Android has one billion active monthly users, and over the past year it has paid out $5 billion to developers.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Questions

14 examples:

Are you an active member of the union?

Is HR finally taking a more active role in driving user adoption?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Why is Anonymous still so active when other groups have fallen by the wayside?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Bill Gates to take on more of an active role at Microsoft under the next CEO: Reality or image?
(ZDNet US, )

Which one are you? “Active Adrian”, “Busy Dad Darren”, or maybe “Five-A-Side Faisal”?
(The Independent - Football, )

In a world where technology does so much, could satellites, smart phones and social networks keep us active?
(BBC Sport, )

Is weight gain inevitable as we age, or can an active lifestyle keep the extra pounds off as the years march on?
(The Vancouver Sun - Health, )

What could be better than combining an active adventure with the chance to see some of the planet's most precious animals?
(The Independent - Travel, )

Get Inspired want to get you active this year, so why don't you start by running, swimming or cycling a mile for the 2014 Sport Relief Games?
(BBC Sport, )

Why should investors pick active managers for small-cap stocks when active managers, in general, have underperformed the benchmarks over the past five years?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Should Kickstarter and Indiegogo take a more active role in checking out projects on their sites before allowing the public to contribute money that may never be returned?
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Each year, I have conversations with hundreds of aspiring and active entrepreneurs and the question I hear over and over is: Is it worth it to pursue additional education?
(Forbes - Education, )

As the Toronto Blue Jays prepare to start another season — with the longest active post-season drought in Major League Baseball — we want to know: are they still Canada's team?
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

From the beginning Scottish Independence campaigners have been active in traditional Labour communities trying to persuade people that an independent Scotland would better represent real Labour values, but have they succeeded?
(BBC News - Politics, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

She is active.

Tom is active.

My mother is active.

He's active and fit.

She's active and fit.

Mary is sexually active.

Cats are active at night.

He is still fully active.

Owls are active at night.

He's quite active for his age.

They are more active at night.

At seventy, he is still active.

You need to become more active.

He's active doing charity work.

Tom and Mary are active members.

Tom is active in local politics.

Andrew became active in politics.

Some animals are active at night.

He's active performing good deeds.

He is active although he is very old.

Some animals are very active at night.

She's still active in the front lines.

My grandfather is still active at eighty.

He became active in the Republican Party.

I want the young members to be more active.

Although he is over 70, he is still active.

Old as he is, he is very healthy and active.

I think that China will play an active role.

Grandfather is still very active for his age.

Liisa is an active and energetic young woman.

Some of your co-workers are very active at night.

My grandmother is still very active at eighty-five.

I was active in politics when I was in the university.

Mina is an active character in the search for Dracula.

I am thankful for friends who keep me active and social.

My grandmother attributes her good health to active living.

I am sure you will take an active role in your new position.

We should play a more active role in combating global warming.

Observation is a passive science, experimentation an active science.

More than 60% of people in Britain maintain an active Facebook profile.

Stock prices soared in active trading as corporations announced good financial results.

It's much less usual for a person to be politically aware than to be politically active.

I love technology, but like most people, I've never played an active role in its development.

College students should study hard, but equally they should also make time for an active social life.

This skull and crossbones was named based on the world-famous Captain Kidd who was active in late 17th century Britain.

In addition many groups have been formed so that the elderly can socialize with one another and remain active participants in American life.

We insist that during the next three days you make decisions which are fair to all generations and which show an active concern for the environment.

Some believe that there is a brain part that is responsible for insults and it is more active in some people. It is a sickness, sometimes endemic in an entire race.

Lack of originality, everywhere, all over the world, from time immemorial, has always been considered the foremost quality and the recommendation of the active, efficient and practical man...

Active hands, full bellies.
(Cambodian proverb)

A mind too active is no mind at all.
(Theodore Roethke)

Active people never have louse bites.
(Chinese proverb)

Experimentation is an active science.
(Claude Bernard)

Active Evil is better than Passive Good.
(William Blake)

Fortune aye favours the active and bauld.
(Scottish proverb)

No one has developed active tuberculosis.
(Michael York)

You are not an active creator of the film.
(Sydney Pollack)

Lazy men get active when it's time to sleep.
(German proverb)

Like swift water an active mind never stagnates.

I take an active role in my imaging and how I look.
(Toni Braxton)

I'm not a sedentary person. I've always been active.
(Lauren Bacall)

Fortunately, Iranians are politically active worldwide.
(Mahmoud Ahmadinejad)

Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active.
(Edith Hamilton)

As I say, I as an abstract artist was active politically.
(Lee Krasner)

Democracy functions best when we have an active citizenry.
(Rick Perry)

In a thriller, the camera's an active narrator, or can be.
(John McTiernan)

Index investing outperforms active management year after year.
(Jim Rogers)

I'm a civic busybody and I've been blessed with an active career.
(George Takei)

We can get airplay all across the board, from CHR to Active rock.
(Steve Brown)

Active minds that think and study, Like swift brooks are seldom muddy.
(Arthur Guiterman)

I think it's so important to keep learning and keep your brain active.
(Beverley Mitchell)

I'm so thankful for the active obedience of Christ. No hope without it.
(John Gresham Machen)

Meditation has been defined as the cessation of active eternal thought.
(H. Hahn Blavatsky)

Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.
(Leonardo da Vinci)

The only thing worse than an active conscience is one that's retroactive.
(Harold Coffin)

The most important thing is to remain active and to love what you are doing.
(Leslie Caron)

What my future will not be is active politics in the Liberal Democrat party.
(Paddy Ashdown)

The student community of Presidency College was also politically most active.
(Amartya Sen)

Grace is everywhere as an active orientation of all created reality toward God.
(Karl Rahner)

Nothing is less predictable than the development of an active scientific field.
(Charles Francis Richter)

The fact that the internet is so active; people can now speak to me indirectly.
(Randy Bachman)

Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to hate.
(Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

I am thrilled - I can't stress that enough - thrilled when I see kids getting active.
(Harvey Fierstein)

I was always active - I went from baseball to football. I didn't have time to work out.
(Bo Jackson)

Washington's defeat in 1754 was followed by active military preparations on both sides.
(Albert Bushnell Hart)

The important part of Marxism was its demand for active, constant, practical, class-war.
(Francis Parker Yockey)

To be intelligent is to be open-minded, active, memoried, and persistently experimental.
(Leopold Stein)

Flying is the only active profession I would ever continue with enthusiasm after the War.
(Wilfred Owen)

I have long been active in and supportive of conservation and historical preservation causes.
(Jack L. Chalker)

Pulse as an active means of expression, Stravinsky and Beethoven are the two masters of that.
(Esa-Pekka Salonen)

Sometimes an active policy is best advanced by doing nothing until the right time - or never.
(James Baker)

Self-will so ardent and active that it will break a world to pieces to make a stool to sit on.
(Richard Cecil)

Maverick is a word which appeals to me more than misfit. Maverick is active, misfit is passive.
(Alan Rickman)

Just like other illnesses, depression can be treated so that people can live happy, active lives.
(Tom Bosley)

To express the same idea in still another way, I think that human knowledge is essentially active.
(Jean Piaget)

Only Poland is less active.
(Daily Mail - News, )

"We have an active shooter,"...
(Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

It is active rather than passive.
(Forbes - Education, )

Get active and have a go at sport.
(BBC Sport, )

Hint: It's not active user growth.
(CNBC, )

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