One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘they each sent a sample of the soil from their district’
specimen, example, bit, snippet, illustration, demonstration, exemplification, instance, selection, representative piece
model, prototype, pattern, dummy, swatch, test piece, pilot, trailer, trial, indication, foretaste, taste, taster, tester, smear
2‘the survey was carried out on a sample of 10,000 people nationwide’
cross section, variety, sampling, test
1‘plenty of people turned up to sample the culinary offerings’
try out, try, taste, sip, nibble, test, put to the test, dip into, experiment with, experience, inspect, examine, check out, appraise, evaluate
1‘the sample group is very small’
representative, illustrative, selected, specimen, test, trial, typifying, typical
2‘a sample copy can be obtained at a special price of £2.50’
specimen, test, trial, pilot, dummy
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