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01. Everyone believed that Henry had killed his wife, but without [proof] nothing could be done about it.
02. If you can't [prove] your accusations, you shouldn't make them.
03. The Australian swimmer is hoping to [prove] tonight that he is the fastest man in the world.
04. Dennis tried to [prove] to his girlfriend that he had changed, but she wouldn't believe him.
05. The police have been able to find [proof] linking the suspect to the murder weapon.
06. There is a French proverb which states that laughing is not always the [proof] of a mind at ease.
07. William Blake once observed that what is now [proved] was once only imagined.
08. Comedian Bob Hope once observed that a bank is a place that will lend you money if you can [prove] that you don't need it.
09. Ann Landers once said that television has [proven] that people will look at anything rather than each other.
10. Joyce Brothers once said that the best [proof] of love is trust.
11. There is currently no scientific [proof] to support the suggestion that dolphins are more intelligent than humans.
12. A human has a bone just after the spine ends, which scientists say [proves] that humans once had tails.
13. In 1798, Edward Jenner [proved] that people could be vaccinated against infectious diseases.
14. Queen Elizabeth I of England, using a diamond, scratched the following message on her prison window: "Much suspected of me, nothing [proved] can be."
15. Spider silk is an extremely strong material, and has been [proven] to be stronger than steel.
16. Venezuela possesses more [proven] oil reserves than any country outside the Middle East.
17. It has been [proven] that frequent laughter helps control pain, lower blood pressure, and relieve stress.
18. Americans need only show [proof] of citizenship in order to visit Mexico.
19. In 1900, Karl Landsteiner [proved] that there were different types of blood that people could have.
20. Benjamin Franklin once said that beer is [proof] that God loves us, and wants us to be happy.

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