I want someone who can contribute intelligent conversation, not grovel at my feet.
You all contribute to what we're doing.
You just want to contribute and I'm sure you can.
You contribute nothing, yet the whole world revolves around you.
Numerous institutions contribute to the entertainment of visitors.
Consciously to participate as a person in the progress of the race is surely a worthier hope than unconsciously to contribute to it as an influence; ultimately to share the triumph as well as the struggle is a more inspiring anticipation.
The progress of this change cannot be followed in detail, but there can be little doubt that the extension of the Roman arms, and the gradual union of the nations of the peninsula under one dominant power, would contribute to the introduction, or rather would make the necessity felt, for the use of one general appellation.
Mapmakers, typefounders, bookbinders and lithographers all contribute their share to the prosperity of the city.
The most thrifty and capable sections of the people at the present day are not (it has been shown) in overcrowded areas, producing offspring at such a rate as to contribute to the increase of the population.
In July 1798, during the troubles between the United States and France, Congress levied a direct tax (on dwelling-houses, lands and slaves) of $2,000,000, of which Pennsylvania was called upon to contribute $237,000.
- Until about 1833 the supply of zinc was almost entirely obtained from Germany, but in this year Russia began to contribute about 2000 tons annually to the 6000 to 7000 derived from Germany.
In practice, in these furnaces, it is possible for small local arcs to be temporarily set up by the shifting of the charge, and these would contribute to the heating of the mass.
That isn't some "I want to contribute to the greater good of humanity" kind of sacrifice, but a highly personal one.
Would you contribute your anonymous location to a traffic speed optimization engine?
People will only contribute to the extent that their most personal information is protected.
They will contribute to the greater good.
Second: Everyone who wishes to do so will be able to contribute his genome to a common database.
Two enzymes called lysozyme and lactoferrin contribute to the antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory characteristics of human milk, which contains more of those beneficial enzymes than animal milk does.
For each of us, existence is a brief moment, a narrow window of life through which we contribute to history.
These are the little air-guns which contribute to make the ice crack and whoop.