01. I've been having some problems at work with my boss, but I'm sure I'll be able to [handle] the situation.
02. Jeremy is having a lot of trouble [handling] all the stress at work. He really should take a break.
03. I know that it's difficult, but I'm confident that you'll be able to [handle] it.
04. He was new to the job, and at first he had trouble [handling] all the work they asked him to do.
05. He quit his job as a policeman because he couldn't [handle] all the stress.
06. The family of the victim have criticized the police's [handling] of the investigation.
07. My secretary will [handle] all the travel arrangements.
08. There is a Russian proverb which states that love is like a glass that breaks if [handled] clumsily.
09. Whenever Dana's husband goes out of town on business, she has a really hard time [handling] her two sons, who have serious behavior problems.
10. Henry Ford once observed that it is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only [handle] the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.
11. London's Heathrow Airport is the busiest international airport in the world, typically [handling] over 44 million international passengers a year.
12. Some aspects of Puerto Rico's government, such as the post office, customs, defense, and foreign affairs are [handled] by the federal government of the United States.
13. When Kazakhstan became independent in 1991, it had no military because its defense had always been [handled] by the Soviet army.
14. Household finances are generally [handled] by the women in Burmese society.
15. Because it is such a small country, Belize's diplomatic affairs are mainly [handled] by British embassies.
16. The typical farmer in Burundi [handles] very little money because he lives off the land, and trades for many goods.
17. Someone once joked that there are two ways to [handle] a woman, and nobody knows either of them.
18. This printer can [handle] up to 100 sheets of paper at a time.
19. Gas and oil are very convenient forms of energy, simply because they are so easy to [handle] and transport.

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