August 10, 2015
To involve is to be a part of something or include something. This is a popular word when describing relationships or requirements.
- Are you involved in any organizations? (Do you belong to an organized group?)
- My friend Selma is involved in a human rights organization.
- Kevin wants to get more involved with sports this summer.
- Cindy's new job involves working around computers all day. (She spends a lot of time with computers.)
- Sanja wants to get a job that involves working with children.
- We want to involve as many people as possible in making this decision.
- The police looked for witnesses following the shooting, but no one wanted to get involved.
- Don't get involved in that.
- It's best not to get involved.
- Do you know what's involved when starting a new business? (What is required?)
- Marina decided to run for a position on the city council, but she didn't realize it would involve so much of her time.
- Are you involved with anyone? (Do you have a romantic relationship with anyone?)
- Vanessa is involved with someone she met at school. (She has a boyfriend.)
Vanessa and Greg
The word "involvement" is a noun:
- Cleaning up the neighborhood will require the involvement of hundreds of volunteers.
- The involvement of the business in organized crime is what lead to its ultimate collapse.
- Your involvement in this website is what helps make it an interesting place to visit.
- Thanks for your involvement!
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