phr. Extensive reading gave me a further understanding of the society.
phr. With the advent of the new president, the school began to prosper.
phr. The vicissitudes of family life gives him a better understanding of life.
phr. I do not read daily papers anymore since I got a computer.
phr. Since having the subway, my return journey home has shortened considerably.
phr. That matter is taking shape gradually.
phr. After applying a bit of color, this drawing has a 3-D effect right away.