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 1. According to my watch, it’s 11:45.

watch

 2. The weather tomorrow is going to be nice according to the weatherman.

weather

 3. According to this map, we’re only 300 miles from our destination.

man and woman

 4. The subway is down here according to the sign.

subway sign
 5. According to the sign, it’s not safe to go on the ice. sign
 6. Did you make the cookies according to the recipe? cookbook
 7. It’s 57 degrees outside according to the thermometer.
thermometer
8. Our sales have increased 71 percent over the last year according to this chart. business chart
 9. According to the weathervane, the wind is blowing from the west. weathervane
 10. According to the compass, we’re headed north.
compass
 11. According to the website, we’re studying in the Purple Level this month. computer