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Questions with the verb devote

2 examples:

Well, shall we devote ourselves to study today as well?

How much of this 430-word review should I devote to saying that this 440-page novel is too long?
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Sentences with the verb devote

46 examples:

We have to devote our vests to us.

I want to devote my life to education.

I will devote my life to the study of history.

He intends to devote his life to curing the sick in India.

I will devote myself to studying for entrance examinations.

I intend to devote a few hours a day to the study of English.

The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works.

I will devote my body and soul to the service of the people and the nation.
(Norodom Sihamoni)

The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works.
(James Joyce)

Does more need to be done to support and encourage young scientists to devote themselves to inventing new theoretical concepts and models?
(Nature Photonics, )

And then at the height of his career, he gave it up to devote his life to God.
(CNN - World News, )

Norway's Socialist Left Party wants people to devote an hour to killing invasive slugs.
(BBC News - World News, )

Donald Trump says he will devote "zero time" to the TV show after becoming US president.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Daisy Benson says she regrets she would not be able to devote 100% of her time to campaigning.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Sky Sports are to devote an entire channel to the Premier League in a major shake-up of their programming.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The more quickly and efficiently I can evaluate candidates, the more time I can devote to growing my business.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Ashley Cole hopes to devote his time to finding the next Ashley Cole when he stops playing football for a living.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The BBC announces it will devote an entire day of programming to the 2015 FA Cup final across TV, radio and online.
(BBC Sport, )

As shelves groan with decadent sweet wines, let's devote the final pre-Christmas column to those with a sweet tooth.
(The Independent - Food & Drink, )

There used to be a time where you devote the majority of your life to working for just a small handful of companies.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

If this column were a people pleaser, it would devote itself exclusively to the cheapest and the deepest promotions.
(The Independent - Food & Drink, )

In the future, surgical assistants could be relieved by surgeons, to devote their time instead to their own patients.
(Science Daily - News, )

Maverick Dani Osvaldo has apparently turned his back on football - so he can devote more time to playing in his band.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Here are five ways technology can help empower teachers so they can devote more of their time and energy to student learning.
(Forbes - Education, )

Gawker, the website that devoted itself to gossip, sometimes of the mean-spirited variety, now plans to devote itself to politics.
(Fox News - Politics, )

And if you ask anyone with a sweet tooth, it makes complete sense to devote an entire day to celebrating the best part of any meal.
(Jenn Harris in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

Identify areas that need work and assess the realistic scope of your startup’s potential success before you devote yourself to it.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Charities and community groups across the UK have thanked the millions of volunteers who devote their time and talents to helping others.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Vincent Van Gogh’s experiences during his stay in the Borinage affected him so profoundly that he would decide to devote his life to art.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

The United States has been fully committed to a two-state solution, but now it must devote its attention to other international challenges like Ukraine.
(The New York Times - World News, )

In 2010 he was in the process of selling his company, digital content platform Findaway World, and was wondering what new project he should devote himself to.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

He stopped delivering babies in the late 1960s to oppose abortion, retiring from his medical practice in 1988 to devote his life to the anti-abortion movement.
(The Independent - People, )

A handful of companies have begun offering workers paid “me time” to devote to themselves, in addition to regular vacation time and personal and sick days.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

The unscripted series will sneak behind the doors of a Catholic convent and delve into the lives of five woman as they decide whether to devote themselves to God.
(Daily Mail - News, )

You’ve mapped out a business model you’re ready to devote the next few years of your life to and you’ve attracted a team of minds around it ready to do the same.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

CBC News spoke to the creators behind some of the free programs that are available to find out just what motivated them to devote their time to a task most of us avoid.
(Trinh Theresa Do in CBC News - Canada, )

The litigation arising from brain injuries in the N.F.L. has prompted George Washington University’s law school to devote a course to the ramifications of such trauma.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

And in the compelled speech spirit of those laws, Oakland has adopted an ordinance requiring builders to devote a certain square footage of new buildings to "public" art.
(Forbes - Business, )

Naomi Thomas, our Inspirational Woman of the Year, is a breast cancer sufferer who has decided to devote the rest of her life to making the wedding dreams come true for others.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife say they will devote nearly all their wealth — roughly $45 billion — to good works in celebration of their new baby daughter, Max.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

In success-driven China, many people marvel at the decision of the temple’s monks to leave behind lucrative careers in the tech sector to devote themselves to Buddhist study.
(The New York Times - Travel, )

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has signed up to the Giving Pledge, an intiative launched by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett to get the wealthiest to devote their money to solving society's problems.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The industrialist, best known as the chairman of confectioner Cadbury when it was taken over by US cheese-churner Kraft, will step down from the chair of Centrica to devote himself to his new role.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Sony Corp.’s entertainment chief, Michael Lynton, is stepping down to devote his time to the chairmanship of the board of Snap Inc. ahead of its public stock offering planned for later this year.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

With their post-season hopes fading as they reach the All-Star break, the Toronto Blue Jays ought to devote the rest of their schedule to figuring out which players can help them in 2014, writes Tom Dakers.
(CBC Sports, )

Bill and Melinda Gates, the richest couple in the world, long ago decided to devote the bulk of their wealth to charitable causes, reducing child poverty and illness in the developing world, and improving education in the United States.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Negative sentences with the verb devote

4 examples:

My teacher told me that I didn't devote enough time to preparing my speech.

My teacher told me that I didn't devote enough time to preparing my lecture.

One does not devote one's life in art to shock an audience.
(Richard Foreman)

We don't devote enough scientific research to finding a cure for jerks.
(Bill Watterson)


3 examples:

But would actually devote an entire room to your VR play space?
(Forbes - Technology, )

In a world where new social media channels are popping up all the time, how does a company devote their time to the ones that will be most beneficial for an e-commerce business?
(Jia Wertz, [email protected] in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Instead of letting countless crimes go uninvestigated, while lecturing the public on DIY evidence-gathering, shouldn’t the police devote more energy to bringing offenders to justice?
(Daily Mail - News, )

Other sentences

73 examples:

Devote your whole attention to your duties.

She seems to devote all her effects to her career.

She seems to devote all her efforts to her career.

I really do want to devote some more time to studying French.

Some students devote themselves to sports and neglect their studies.

The women in our country are different from the women from other countries. Many think that it's acceptable for women to have children and devote themselves to them entirely; and, towards their husband, to simply uphold their duty and protect their chastity.

If you don't have 30 years to devote to social policy, don't get involved.
(Daniel Patrick Moynihan)

Devote each day to the object then in time and every evening will find something done.
(Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

I admire actors and artists who devote just as much time to their life as they do to their work.
(Jake Gyllenhaal)

They devote specific parts of their nests as toilets.
(Tech Times - Science, )

But Shannon is stepping down to devote more time to their family.
(The New York Times - Hockey, )

Many of us can’t devote 2,000 word articles multiple times a day.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Those that do it well devote an inordinate amount of time to getting it right.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Digital publishers emphasize the amount of time readers devote to their content.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Brothers criticized the ATP for failing to devote more of its budget to promoting doubles.
(USA Today - Tennis, )

It's a day I try to avoid as I take a day off from eating and devote to full time digestion.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

The Royal couple attended the traditional celebration of St. Devote in Monaco on Monday evening.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The UK is to devote more troops to UN peacekeeping, with a deployment to South Sudan, the BBC learns.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

If you don't have days to devote to spring cleaning, you are in good company — and we are here to help.
(NBC Today, )

David Cameron has vowed to devote much of his time in office to tackling poverty and boosting social mobility.
(BBC News - Business, )

Andy Parker plans to devote all his strength and resources to see good come from the evil of his daughter's murder.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

We devote hours to researching and buying wine and designer bags, comic books and antique buttons, action figures and shoes.
(Alice Short in Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

The Israeli government agreed Sunday to devote $20 million more in financing to Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.
(UPI - News, )

A new study calls on conservationists to devote extra attention to northern bird species being squeezed out by global changes.
(UPI - Science News, )

Ballmer says he plans to devote more time to his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, civic contributions, teaching and study.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Anheuser-Busch InBev will devote $2 billion in U.S. capital spending to bolstering its flagship brands and improving distribution.
(The Denver Post - Food, )

How many hours you devote to social networking, gaming and other online media may depend on your genes, British researchers report.
(UPI - Health News, )

The reason you work, get out of bed in the morning, maybe even the driving force behind the endless hours you devote to its creation.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

The free cash in our lives is free, unstructured time--the time we devote to self-examination, fresh pursuits, and strategic direction.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Tiredness, job stress and technology creeping into bedrooms all mean that Britons now sleep with fewer partners and devote less time to love.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Poverty and all its related concerns require so much mental energy that the poor have less remaining brainpower to devote to other areas of life.
(Science Daily - News, )

Instead, the party will devote its upcoming opposition day to a motion calling on the government to reverse the latest round of CBC funding cuts.
(Kady O'Malley in CBC News - Canada, )

Using a smartphone regularly may train your brain to devote more resources to your thumbs and tapping fingers, according to Swiss neuroscientists.
(NBC News Science, )

NDP SURREY, B.C. – Tom Mulcair vowed that an NDP government would devote $250 million to a police-recruitment fund in its first four-year mandate.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Postpartum depression, a problem faced by so many women is getting new attention, as medical professionals devote resources to helping new moms cope.
(NBC News Health, )

Prime Minister Stephen Harper outlined plans to devote money and resources to fighting terrorism at an announcement this afternoon at Montreal's Trudeau Airport.
(CBC News in CBC News - Politics, )

Russ and Jeff discuss their thoughts on Apple's keynote, devote their undying trust to Elon Musk and wonder why anyone cares about Batman and Superman screentime.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

We must increase funding for undergraduate research, and, at many institutions, devote more faculty time on task with students -- America's future depends upon it.
(Forbes - Education, )

Oracle is helping NetSuite expand its footprint with infrastructure and personnel support, enabling NetSuite to devote more resources to building up its portfolio.
(ZDNet US, )

Peaceful cyber activism comes alive at night when Xnet members devote their free time to stamping out Spanish corruption that many feel has spiralled out of control.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

MIKE DICKSON EXCLUSIVE: Andy Murray has called for tennis to devote more resources to anti-doping measures, in order to ensure it avoids any athletics-type scandals.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Donna Karan will step down from daily duties as chief designer at her namesake company, Donna Karan International, to devote more time to her philanthropic foundation.
(Leanne Italie in CBC News - World, )

Obama's move allows any candidate running to be his successor to let him own that issue and any fallout, rather than devote more troops to an unpopular foreign conflict.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

On the last day of class I put aside academic rigor and devote twenty minutes or so to old-school, paternal, biased, non-reproducible and purely anecdotal personal advice.
(Forbes - Education, )

The importance of department stores to shopping centres is diminishing to the extent that malls being built or redeveloped now devote more space to food than Myer or David Jones.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Business, )

Women devote well over the equivalent of a working day each week to household chores – double the amount undertaken by men, according to a survey by BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Baroness Harding, who was put through the wringer during Talk Talk's 2015 cyber hack, said she plans to devote more time to public service when she leaves her £2.8m a-year post in May.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Just 88 per cent of the day is actually spent working, as employees devote time to distractions including checking the weather forecast, reading news websites and shopping for clothes online.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A local art house movie, meanwhile, has become a modest hit after its producer recorded a video of himself weeping and begging theater owners to devote more screen time to independent cinema.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Acknowledging their failure to stem a surge in homelessness, Los Angeles' elected leaders on Tuesday said they would declare a "state of emergency" and devote up to $100 million to the problem.
(Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

A police investigation at a Winnipeg rooming house has been linked to Project Devote, which is looking into unsolved historical homicides and missing person cases in which foul play is suspected.
(CBC News - Canada, )

The Americana Music Assn. will devote its annual gathering of musicians on the eve of the Grammy Awards to salute country music songwriter-singer Loretta Lynn on Feb. 11 at the Troubadour in West Hollywood.
(Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

The University of B.C. philosophy professor will devote much of the next decade to fulfilling the expectations associated with an 80-million-kronor grant from the Swedish Research Council, worth $12 million.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Bob Rae, who has represented the Toronto Centre riding for the Liberals since 2008, is stepping down as a Member of Parliament to devote more time to his work as a negotiator for First Nations in Northern Ontario.
(CBC News - Politics, )

With the launches of their flagship Radeon graphics cards in the rearview, AMD is preparing to devote some serious attention to a lucrative market -- entry level PC gamers -- with today's launch of the $99 R7 250x.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Shelley Fillipoff quit her job as a teacher in Ontario and flew out to Victoria to devote all her time to finding her daughter, 28-year-old Emma Fillipoff, who was last seen outside the Empress Hotel on Nov. 2012.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

We show that strains with rewired central metabolism can devote an identical quantity of sugar to farnesene production as control strains, yet produce 25% more farnesene with that sugar while requiring 75% less oxygen.
(Nature, )

Regardless of how much time young women devote to viewing television, music videos and using the internet, they will compare their appearances more frequently to photos in magazines and on Facebook, finds a new article.
(Science Daily - News, )

Dozens of scientists, artists, writers and environmentalists on Friday urged the leaders of Mexico, Canada and the United States to devote part of their meeting next week to discussing ways to protect the Monarch butterfly.
(Fox News - World, )

Directed by David Baker and made by Three Crows Productions in Oregon, the 74-minute film recounts the stories of a dozen winemakers around the country who took the risk to shed their old lives and devote themselves to wine.
(S. Irene Virbila in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

Fly-on-the-wall footage of a self-styled “paedophile hunter”, whose evidence has convicted ten sex offenders for grooming children online, will increase pressure on police to devote more resources to such covert operations.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Former White House chief of staff William Daley abruptly dropped out of the race for Illinois governor Monday, signaling he wasn't sure he wanted to devote time to a long, hard campaign followed by at least four years in office.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Poverty and the all-consuming fretting that comes with it require so much mental energy that the poor have little brain power left to devote to other areas of life, according to the findings of an international study published on Thursday.
(Fox News - Health, )

The department store is teaming with HBO to open a series of pop-up shops tied to “The Defiant Ones,” a four-part documentary that starts on July 9. The retailer will also devote the windows at its 59th Street flagship to the initiative.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

The Conservatives are pushing to devote just three meetings to hearing expert testimony on the government's anti-terrorism bill, one of which would be taken up by Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney and departmental officials, CBC News has learned.
(Kady O'Malley in CBC News - Canada, )

President-elect Trump’s proposal to devote $1 trillion to new infrastructure construction relies entirely on private financing, which industry experts say is likely to fall far short of adequately funding improvements to roads, bridges and airports.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

The Senate on Thursday approved its $1.1 billion plan to combat the Zika virus, setting the stage for difficult negotiations with House Republicans over how much money to devote to fighting the virus and whether to cut Ebola funding to help pay for it.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

We have inadequate appreciation for the caregivers and entrepreneurs who recognize and devote their lives to addressing the often profound health needs that few others – not doctors, not regulators, not the patients themselves – feel comfortable discussing.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

After eight years on Canada's top court, retiring Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cromwell reflects on Judge Marc Nadon, restoring confidence in the justice system and how he hopes to devote more time to making courts and lawyers more accessible to regular people.
(Alison Crawford in CBC News - Canada, )

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has apologized, tried being friendlier and several other tactics to jumpstart her campaign but was forced again Sunday to devote free TV time to defending her use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state.
(Fox News - Politics, )

In a first for the nation’s longest-running Beatles radio show, “Breakfast With the Beatles” host Chris Carter will devote Sunday’s show entirely to the music of David Bowie, although there will be some overlap thanks to Bowie’s interactions with members of the Fab Four.
(Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

The Everton manager said that the best way for the FA chairman, Greg Dyke, to realise his ambition of building a stronger England side was to devote more resources to youth development, rather than halve the number on non-EU footballers, of whom 122 have played in the Premier League since 2009.
(The Independent - Football, )

They've been teasing bits and pieces about the game from skill changes to roster additions for months now, but Nintendo is about to unleash its biggest information torrent yet about the new Super Smash Bros.Nintendo will devote the entirety of their April 8th Nintendo Direct webcast to the Wii U/3DS's Super Smash Bros.
(Forbes - Business, )

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