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Example sentences for mate
Mate insurance provides a safeguard against reasonable risks of losing a partner.
The article itself is about the attractiveness of advertising company producers as a mate.
Only when two carriers happen to mate will the disease appear.
When leeches mate, they secrete a cocoon to house the fertilized eggs.
Mice observing a cage mate suffering stomachache withdrew more quickly from the heat source.
Then he quit the wheel house, leaving the third mate and an able seaman to handle the ship.
The mate had seen the reception he had met with aft, and would have no cast-off company.
It's a stuff thicker than thin, sweeter than tart, soul mate to fruit.
Imagine a world without it, a world of rational shoppers looking for the best available mate.
Many species don't mate until they're in their teens, and then may bear small litters only once every two years.
They are monogamous and may remain with their mate for several years or possibly for life.
But the benefits aren't as clear, especially since she risks losing her mate.
Temporal: if they mate at different times, are active at different times, this can affect if they ever interbreed.
He gives a performance directed at his mate and potentially rival males.
Older females were also found to mate with immigrants, favoring those that had courted them for several years.
The page displays details such as her age, income, occupation and desired character traits in a prospective mate.
The part of her that yearned for a mate and children was shattered.
The image of the one true friend, a soul mate rare to find but dearly beloved, has completely disappeared from our culture.
He has sensed, too, the presence of females with which he might mate.
Chimpanzees, among whom females mate widely, have large ones.
Adult females mate on or off a host then feed for several days, swelling to twice their normal size.
Males want to spread their genes far and wide and mate with as many females as possible.
Females may mate with several different males in any given reproductive cycle.
Psychological research suggests chin shape may be a physical signal of the quality of a mate.
Alpha males maintain these herds, and mate with the group's dominant hen.
Instead he screams loudly for his mate to defend his share of her real estate.
My untenured office mate several years ago had a situation in which she was overtly pressured by a coach.
But where the colossal fish mate or give birth remains a mystery.
If her nest is destroyed early in the season, she will return to mate again.
Any discussion of the mate or of the marriage is, as before, forbidden.
Bad zombies, however, are allowed by law to mate only with sheep ticks.
Special form of natural selection based on an organism's ability to mate.
Meanwhile, mothers mate and give birth again, every year.
If mirror neurons underlie pain empathy, then the sight of one mouse acting in pain will elicit mirror discharge in its cage mate.
It also helps break the ice for those that are looking for a potential mate at this meeting of kindred spirits.
Usually, males will mate with many different females throughout their lifetimes.
The cheetahs had been isolated on a hilltop away from visitors in hopes they would mate.
When two organisms mate, then there are basically two possible outcomes.
Choosing the right house or the right mate are major decisions well worth serious deliberation.
They had females mate with males from their own time, as well as from the other years.
But unlike the other slugs, they mate while suspended from a long thread of slime.
Tuskless males will also be less likely to mate because tusk-bearing males will fight them and win.
It dances with springing leaps and fl aps of its mighty wings to win a mate.
Then you can go out and eat and try to procure a mate.
There is something wincingly salacious about this bearded hippie and his schoolgirl mate.
In an aquatic environment, the worm can find a mate and reproduce.
Another cuts them into planks, which his mate tosses onto a rising stack.
We don't buy it because of quality, it's because of price mate.
They also travel, mate, and sometimes give birth on the ice.
Primatologists devise ways for critically threatened monkeys to meet and mate.
The social dynamics of play require that players agree to play and not to eat one another or fight or try to mate.
The attractive mate with the attractive and the unattractive mate with the unattractive.
Having a mate could help a bird to find food or repel predators.
Their sons and daughters rarely mate with humankind except their own blood relations.
The ability to form an average-mate template would have conveyed a singular survival advantage.
So mate selection is pretty much settled, but their role in adult society is still being sorted out.
Although rooks are social birds, they are monogamous and mate for life, making for a relatively stable adult rook society.
For the sad state of her dear mate: when she his doom doth hear.
Males, known as drones, perform no useful function except to mate.
The only way to get more mules is to mate horses and donkeys again.
Humans are particularly good at exploiting trickery to get ahead-for more money, more power or a desired mate.
Put all of these things together and you have a desirable mate.
Even when the flies are no longer isolated, they mate as if they were.
And lots of animals, from coyotes to common pigeons, mate for life.
And while other crabs mate and produce new generations, parasitized crabs simply go on eating and eating.
But they mate in fall and make desert cameos at night or in cool weather.
Recombinants appear when a mate is unfaithful and links up genes that were never meant for each other.
Consider two lizards confronting each other over a mutually desired resource such as a nest site, a mate, or a morsel of food.
The females have a sort of sisterhood, where they collaborate so that they all get a chance to mate with the dominant one.
Some only mate with males with bright red spots, and some will mate with any males.
Females chose who they would mate with, when they would mate with them and how long it would last.
There are many flatworms that mate through internal fertilization that do not have a gender, they are hermaphrodites.
Not because it's necessarily needed, but because when economists compete for the opportunity to mate, math supplies the antlers.
As you noted, he worked briefly on trains-as an engine driver's mate.
Males must thus compete for the chance to mate with them.
When released into the wild, they mate with females who then fail to reproduce.
But they point out that the web still offers important advantages over more traditional routes of finding a mate.
Sloths mate and give birth while hanging in the trees.
Ripe eggs don't keep, which means a fish with a ready clutch of eggs must mate before dark or the eggs will be wasted.
For mammals that form leks, however, scientists thought that factors other than mate choice attracted females to the party.
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