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01. A lot of the electricity [generated] in British Columbia comes from hydro-electric dams.
02. The government's proposed legislation has [generated] a great deal of discussion.
03. It is hoped that the new program will help [generate] jobs for young people.
04. Researchers are looking at ways of [generating] power using the action of the ocean's tides.
05. Most of the power [generated] by the dam will be sold to the northern American states.
06. The discoveries of Albert Einstein began a technological revolution that has [generated] more change in a century than in the previous two thousand years.
07. The plans for a party have [generated] a lot of enthusiasm among the children.
08. Our sun [generates] nuclear energy in its deep interior.
09. Highly integrated groups may [generate] social movements because they so thoroughly blend their members' individual and group interests.
10. Each of us [generates] about 3.5 pounds of garbage a day, most of which is paper.
11. A person at rest [generates] as much heat as a 100-watt lightbulb.
12. A lightning bolt [generates] temperatures five times hotter than the 6,000Ø› Centigrade found at the surface of the sun.
13. Over 500 varieties of fish are able to [generate] appreciable amounts of electricity.
14. The highest man-made temperature, 70 million degrees Celsius, was [generated] at Princeton University in a fusion power experiment in 1978.
15. The sun is the [generator] and maintainer of all life and all life processes on our Earth.
16. Anthony Robbins once noted that the meeting of preparation with opportunity [generates] the offspring we call luck.{</charset>}

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