One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Indicate what can or should be done by doing it first.‘Morgan showed the way by becoming Deputy Governor of Jamaica’
- ‘The government of Uganda once again shows the way forward in the fight against AIDS.’
- ‘China is showing the way by taking all the tough decisions that an overpopulated nation has to make when it has an underdeveloped economy.’
- ‘A captain who leads by example is showing the way by backing the right men.’
- ‘He shows the way to healthier eating habits by a slight modification of the traditional Indian diet.’
- ‘Social housing is showing the way, with projects exceeding current building regulations in terms of sustainability.’
- ‘He showed the way out of our despair and gave us the emotional armour to get up every day and get on with our lives.’
- ‘They should be showing the way with a fortnight in Clacton-on-Sea instead of clocking up the air miles on the unforgivable, a twin-destination break in the Caribbean and Tuscany.’
- ‘Waitakere City shows the way to a ‘greener life’ by introducing eco-friendly initiatives throughout the region.’
- ‘By bringing together some of the most influential people in the sector to discuss these issues, Scotland is showing the way forward.’
- ‘The work of pioneers like Dr Stephen Scott and Dr Carole Sutton shows the way ahead.’
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