o Sentence list 8 He said that he was going to stick with the traditions established by his grandfather. He's a good car mechanic - I think we should stick with him. a bygone era Forget about the argument you two had, just let bygones be bygones and be friends again. No one noticed that the boat had begun to drift out to sea. After the band stopped playing, people drifted away in twos and threes. Smoking has caused irreversible damage to his lungs. Science has always fascinated me. Anything to do with aeroplanes and flying fascinates him. I was fascinated to hear about his travels in Bhután. They were absolutely fascinated by the game. The stakes are pushed or hammered into the ground and can be used for marking an area, supporting a plant or forming part of a fence. You must be able to deal with all possible contingencies. Have you made any contingency plans? As it was her first conviction for stealing, she was given a less severe sentence. Her problems stem from her difficult childhood. Their disagreement stemmed from a misunderstanding. This book is an indispensable resource for researchers. We have had a favourable response to the plan so far. She made a very favourable impression on us. They are faithful supporters of the Labour Party. His faithful old dog accompanied him everywhere he went. Attempts to get supplies to the region are futile because troops will not allow the aid convoy to enter the city. Stella has very kindly offered to help out with the food for the party. She mentioned some trouble that she'd had at home and I guessed she was alluding to her son. She was confronted by a man wielding a knife. He still wields enormous influence within the party. With little equipment and unsuitable footwear, she epitomizes the inexperienced and unprepared mountain walker. Mr Roe has kindled expectations that he must now strive to live up to. In her writing she strove for a balance between innovation and familiar prose forms. Her youngest child died in infancy. He regards the political process with disdain. The older musicians disdain the new, rock-influenced music. Fierce storms have been hampering rescue efforts and there is now little chance of finding more survivors. We are currently flying at an altitude of 15 000 metres. Mountain climbers use oxygen when they reach higher altitudes. Her father was an odd man. What an odd thing to say. The skirt and jacket looked a bit odd together. That's odd (= surprising) - I'm sure I put my keys in this drawer and yet they're not here. It's odd that no-one's seen him. It must be odd to live on the 43rd floor. Troopers are called out in emergencies or dangerous situations. He's fun to be with, but he's very superficial.