01. He got a job distributing [leaflets] door to door for a local supermarket.02. Protesters distributed [leaflets] outlining their reasons for opposing the government's new legislation.03. We have [leafleted] the entire neighborhood with notices about the upcoming street party.04. During the 1970s, the Chinese government would sometimes drop [leaflets] over Taiwan, describing the benefits of communism.05. The American Air Force dropped [leaflets] on the enemy soldiers' position, urging them to surrender.06. While I was at the rec center, I picked up a [leaflet] on an interesting summer sports program for kids.07. The kids are out [leafleting] the neighborhood for next week's school bottle drive.08. The birth control clinic has a number of [leaflets] about safe sex, birth control, and sexually-transmitted infections.09. Police have been [leafleting] the neighborhood in an effort to find someone who may have witnessed the beating of a local man.10. We had over 1000 [leaflets] produced advertising the new textbook to distribute to students and institutions.11. The information in the [leaflet] comes from the organization's site on the Internet.12. There are lots of [leaflets] at the tourist information bureau showing the various attractions and accommodations in the city.13. The doctor's office has some [leaflets] about organizations which support cancer patients and their families.14. There were a bunch of students and parents downtown today handing out [leaflets] announcing a demonstration against the government's cutbacks to the education budget.
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leaflet — As a verb, meaning ‘to distribute leaflets to’, leaflet has inflected forms leafleted, leafleting … Modern English usage
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