The Top English Grammar Tips From A–Z
- If this is not done, those of us who call ourselves citizens will in reality be nothing more than docile instruments in the hands of distant powers.
- The drive was superb, tight, controllable, plenty of power but docile as a kitten after a big meal when simply pootling along.
- One of the scientists said that when he fed the chemical to lab rats, they would become completely meek and docile.
- It was hoped by employers that the new working class would be more docile and amenable than the old.
- The goats are tiny and docile, and suffer well the pats and pokes of oversugared junior Americans.
- But those who had the guts to get close say that both the horses are docile and riding them is a wonderful experience.
- Fortunately he turned out to be remarkably docile and highly trained.
- Others in the queue were excited primary school children, waiting in a surprisingly docile and patient way.
- It's going to be tough finding a dog as placid and docile as Sue, in fact, I don't think we will ever see the likes of her again.
- They look like teddy bears, they are very docile and friendly, don't have escapologist tendencies and are quite small.
- They turned to run, but the creatures seemed docile and did not attack.
- However, Adrian points out that even the most docile, harmless household pet can turn into a monster.
- Just about anyone who was not entirely docile and subservient to the ruling ethos could be locked up for life.
- Next morning, I joined a walking ride and the cowboys, or wranglers, as they call them here, gave me a very docile horse.
- You can be solitary and courageous, also docile and diplomatic when needed.
- They are a very docile animal which in itself favours them to herd owners.
- While the Greek press is far from docile, it has generally been extremely supportive of the Games.
- This must have been what happened in England because we became docile servants of the Normans and fought their wars for them.
- She has become more docile and sleepy in her old age, although sometimes she still gets a burst of energy, which is wonderful.
- Everyone who has ever been to the city's squares or parks will remember the lovely and docile pigeons.
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