The word "resist" is used when someone decides not to do something.
- It’s hard to resist when it comes to chocolate cake.
- Another piece of pizza? I can’t resist!
- Sheila could not resist a good job offer that required her to move from her hometown.
- The police officer told the suspect not to resist his arrest.
- You should resist an offer to make easy money because there’s usually a catch. (a catch = something negative)
- You should resist any temptation that could result in trouble.
- Anthony resisted an offer to join a gang, knowing that it would cause problems for him later on.
- Sarah resisted posting a negative comment on a Facebook page, realizing that the comment she wanted to post was mean.
- Rabbits resist being captured.
- Fish resist being caught.
- People naturally resist when they know something is wrong.
The word "resistance" is a noun.
- There is a nation-wide resistance to government inaction on gun control.
- An organized resistance to police brutality has helped improve community relations between the police and the public.
- The opposite of resistance is cooperation.
The woman offered as much resistance as possible to avoid being eaten by the monster. Eventually, her life was spared.
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February 22, 2018