gap

01. There is often somewhat of a [gap] in communication between people of different generations.
02. The [gap] between the rich and the poor in this country seems to be growing due to the conservative financial policies of the current government.
03. There is a bit of a [gap] between the door and the frame where cold air is coming into the room.
04. She has a big [gap] between her front teeth.
05. I don't think there is as much of a generation [gap] between parents and their children these days as there was when I was young.
06. The witness was able to fill in some of the [gaps] in the victim's story for police.
07. There is a [gap] of about half an hour between the two shows, so we should be able to go and get something to eat.
08. The dog escaped through a [gap] in the fence.
09. There is an old proverb which observes that great [gaps] may be filled with small stones.
10. William Hazlitt once said that when a person dies who does any one thing better than anyone else in the world, which so many others are trying to do well, it leaves a [gap] in society.
11. Jawaharlal Nehru once stated that capitalist society tends to make the rich richer, and the poor poorer, and thus increase the [gap] between them.
12. Studies show that violent crime rates are significantly higher in the U.S. than in Canada, with evidence that this [gap] is widening.
13. Penny spent a lot of money at the dentist to fix the [gap] between her two front teeth.
14. The [gap] between rich countries and poor, strong nations and weak, is far too wide.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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