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01. He has received a [grant] from the government to continue his research for the next five years.
02. The government has [granted] political asylum to those refugees from Kosovo who requested it.
03. The students of a local high school have just won a [grant] to produce an anti-drug video.
04. As a student, I received a $2,000 [grant], in addition to an $1,800 loan, to study at university.
05. Scientists at UBC have won a [grant] from the government for their research into the genetic causes of aggression.
06. My application for a [grant] has been approved.
07. Permission for the project to be continued is expected to be [granted] within days.
08. St. Francis of Assisi once wrote, "Lord [grant] me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."
09. The President has [granted] an exclusive interview to the reporter.
10. The university has received a [grant] of over a million dollars for research into tropical diseases.
11. The British were forced to [grant] freedom to India in 1947.
12. The United States [granted] the Philippines complete independence in 1946.
13. Almost 40% of the annual budget of Nepal comes from foreign countries, in the form of [grants] and low-interest loans.
14. Evening classes for both young people and adults are very popular in Sweden, and are encouraged by government [grants].
15. Following independence, all citizens in Kuwait were [granted] free housing.
16. Citizens of most Western countries, and most Commonwealth countries are [granted] a free entry permit to visit the African nation of Lesotho.
17. A Polish proverb states, "God [grant] me a good sword, but no use for it."
18. In February of 1996, Princess Diana of Wales announced that she would [grant] Prince Charles a divorce.
19. After [granting] three wishes to the little girl, the good fairy princess disappeared.
20. The environmental organization Greenpeace relies for funding on contributions from individual supporters and foundation [grants].

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