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01. Her daughter was [attacked] and seriously injured by their neighbor's dog.
02. A dog [attacked] him when he jumped into the yard.
03. The bees will [attack] anyone who gets near their hive.
04. The newspaper editorial criticized the mayor's [attack] on panhandlers.
05. He always has an [attack] of asthma if he spends a lot of time working in their dusty basement.
06. The victim was stabbed in the hands and arms while trying to fight off his [attacker].
07. Chemotherapy [attacks] rapidly dividing cells, such as those found in tumors.
08. Novelist Peter Benchley once remarked, "Except for an occasional heart [attack], I feel as young as I ever did."
09. During his famous radio address, Franklin Roosevelt announced, "Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately [attacked] by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan."
10. Nietzche once said that we [attack] not only to hurt someone, to defeat him, but perhaps also simply to become conscious of our own strength.
11. An eagle can [attack], kill, and carry away an animal as large as a young deer.
12. Florida averages the greatest number of shark [attacks] in the U.S. annually - an average of 13.
13. If enemies [attack], rhinos charge at them, horn first.
14. The first recorded Viking raid took place in 793, when the English monastery of Lindisfarne was [attacked].
15. In 1939, Denmark signed an agreement with Nazi Germany promising that neither country would [attack] the other.
16. A Spanish proverb suggests that a strong [attack] is half the battle won.
17. Julius Caesar's first [attack] on Southeast Britain took place in the year 55 B.C.
18. The rate at which erosion of a sea cliff occurs depends on the durability of the rock and the degree to which the coast is exposed to [attack] by ocean waves.
19. Joints in rock allow the atmosphere and water to [attack] the rock body at a greater depth.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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