• The project also works to prevent languages from dying out by identifying the most threatened areas where languages are disappearing.

    VOA: special.2009.12.02

  • "His arrest was made," Lincoln said, "because he was trying with some successto prevent men from entering the army.

    VOA: special.2009.10.29

  • He wanted to prevent the South from shipping its agricultural products to other countries in exchange for industrial goods.

    VOA: special.2009.09.10

  • He told a friend: "I am satisfied that if the election were held now, nothing could prevent me from becoming president.

    VOA: special.2009.03.05

  • One was the ability of the vaccine to prevent infections from the human immunodeficiency virus, better known as H.I.V.

    VOA: special.2009.10.13

  • One Confederate officer, trying to prevent his troops from moving back, pointed to a group led by General T.J.Jackson of Virginia.

    VOA: special.2009.08.27

  • It is usually much better to prevent a problem from happening than it is to find ways to solve it.

    VOA: special.2009.08.30

  • A doctor examined Brown. He reported that Brown's wounds were not serious enough to prevent the trial from starting.

    VOA: special.2009.07.02

  • Twenty-one nations around the world recently joined forces to better understand and prevent greenhouse gas emissions from farms.

    VOA: special.2010.01.05

  • But he also said the government must be willing to spend extra money to prevent people from starving.

    VOA: special.2011.03.10

  • The Union commander,General Hooker, had to keep his army between Lee and Washington to prevent the Confederates from seizing the national capital.

    VOA: special.2009.10.22

  • For example, you can add sand to prevent tiny breaks or lines from forming in the finished product.

    VOA: special.2009.09.14

  • One of Palmer's first actions as Attorney General was to prevent coal miners from going on strike.

    VOA: special.2010.12.09

  • Oil and gas companies say new rules prevent them from moving quickly to increase production.

    VOA: special.2011.04.23

  • It was ordered to put pressure on Johnston's force to prevent it from helping Beauregard.

    VOA: special.2009.08.27

  • To be successful, they had to prevent the government from selling gold on the market.

    VOA: special.2010.02.18

  • They said they would fight, if necessary, to prevent the Republicans from stealing the presidency.

    VOA: special.2010.03.04

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