raid

01. The army is planning a [raid] on the enemy's headquarters tomorrow morning.
02. We paused the video to [raid] the fridge for beer and munchies.
03. Police seized over 10 pounds of cocaine in a [raid] on a house in Seattle.
04. The kids have been [raiding] the fridge again, and there is nothing left to eat.
05. Police seized 10 kilograms of high-grade cocaine in a [raid] on an illegal lab this morning.
06. Soldiers [raided] the enemy's position, and captured over 50 prisoners.
07. The children got up in the middle of the night to [raid] the cookie jar, but found it empty.
08. Rebels made a surprise [raid] on the capital, but were turned back by government forces after a brief battle.
09. Musician John Lennon was born in Liverpool, England during an air [raid] by the Germans in World War Two.
10. Over 100 people have been killed in a bombing [raid] against the rebel camp.
11. The bank [raid] netted thieves over $100,000 in cash.
12. One man is in hospital after police mistakenly [raided] the wrong house while searching for a drug lab.
13. The Vikings [raided] the village and made off with a number of young women.
14. Government offices have been [raided] by police looking for evidence linking public officials to organized crime.
15. The leader of the rebels was killed during a [raid] by government troops.
16. From July to September 1940, the German airforce conducted a series of air [raids] against England in preparation for a German invasion of Britain.
17. Horse thieves [raided] the farm and stole over 20 of the finest horses.
18. The Great Wall of China was built to protect the country from enemy [raids].
19. The attempted [raid] against the tourist resort by terrorists resulted in over 20 deaths.
20. During the 1950s, many American families built air [raid] shelters to protect against a nuclear attack by the Soviet Union.
21. Over 50 enemy planes were destroyed on the ground during the [raid] by our forces.
22. Police [raided] a farmhouse where the terrorist leader was believed to be hiding, but found nothing.
23. The children [raided] their friends' snow fort with handfuls of snowballs.
24. In 1658, Paris police [raided] a monastery and sent twelve monks to jail for eating meat and drinking wine during a religious holiday.
25. Certain kinds of ants [raid] the nests of other ant tribes, kill the queen, and kidnap many of the workers, which then become their slaves.
26. In eighteenth-century English gambling dens, there was an employee whose only job was to swallow the dice if there was a police [raid].
27. Rome was founded in 753 B.C., but in 410 A.D. it was [raided] by the Goths, and the Empire began to collapse.
28. Between 800 and 1000 B.C., Vikings from Norway [raided] and occupied many parts of Europe.
29. During the period of the Old Kingdom, Egypt [raided] Nubia for slaves and natural resources.
30. Years ago, native people in Papua New Guinea went on regular head-hunting [raids] on enemy villages.
31. The first recorded Viking [raid] took place in 793, when the English monastery of Lindisfarne was attacked.
32. In March of 1969, the London home of George Harrison was [raided] by police, and the Beatles' guitarist was arrested for possession of marijuana.
33. The British Air Force dropped their first bombs on Berlin in an overnight [raid] in August of 1940.
34. The enemy had planned a [raid] on the air base.
35. The police [raided] the house early Sunday morning and found $25,000 worth of stolen computer equipment.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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