01. The [merger] of the two companies resulted in the loss of hundreds of jobs.
02. The newly [merged] BankAmerica Corp. plans to cut its global work force by about 18,000 jobs over the next three years.
03. In Taiwan, some Western customs have [merged] with the Chinese culture.
04. The two companies were obliged to [merge] in order to survive.
05. The total cost of the [merger] was in the billions of dollars.
06. When the two banks wanted to [merge], there was a great deal of controversy because of the power the new bank would have.
07. Over 200 people lost their jobs when the two companies [merged].
08. The two companies are considering a [merger].
09. You will have to [merge] quickly when we get onto the highway.
10. Two of the country's largest airlines are expected to [merge] next year.
11. The biggest ever industrial [merger] was between the motor companies Daimler-Benz and Chrysler.
12. A recent theory supposes that our galaxy was formed over time by the [merger] of a number of smaller clouds of stars and gas.
13. The strange orange glow seen in underwater caves off the coast of the Bahamas is apparently caused by the effects of the [merging] of fresh and salt water.
14. During the Soviet period, there was a policy to gradually [merge] the many nationalities of the Soviet Union into one "Soviet person."
15. It has been said that in Ireland, history and myth have a strange way of [merging].
16. She had an accident with another car while [merging] onto the highway.
17. In 1974, the countries of Libya and Tunisia announced they would [merge] under the combined name of the "Islamic Arab Republic."
18. In 1989, Time Inc. and Warner Communications Inc. [merged] into one huge media and entertainment corporation.
19. The former French Cameroon, and part of British Cameroon [merged] in 1961 to form the present nation.
20. According to the Sikh religion, the goal of human life is to break the cycle of births and deaths, and [merge] with God.
21. The Indian monk Bodhidharma brought Buddhism to China, where it began to [merge] with Taoism.
22. Previously distinct French and Italian musical styles began to [merge] around the beginning of the 1400s.

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