01. Business analysts fear that the sudden rise in oil prices may spark a [recession] if prices are not brought under control.
02. The children played soccer with the teachers at [recess] today.
03. The court will [recess] for one hour.
04. Parliament breaks for its summer [recess] in a week's time.
05. The [recession] has had a serious, negative impact on investment in the country.
06. Economists are hopeful that the present [recession] will be short-termed.
07. They tried to open their new business in the middle of a [recession], and it quickly went bankrupt.
08. Mexico's economy has been greatly affected by the [recession] in the U.S.
09. The duration of the [recession] will determine how many businesses are able to survive.
10. The economies of the Pacific Rim appear to be finally recovering from a long period of [recession].
11. The President insists that the public's fears of an economic [recession] are greatly exaggerated.
12. Our country's recovery from this [recession] is still quite fragile and could be seriously set back by an increase in inflation.
13. The terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 threatened to plunge the economy into a new [recession].
14. Harry Truman once suggested that it's a [recession] when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose your own.
15. Many analysts feared that the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center would cause a [recession] in the West.
16. The recent increase in oil prices has caused a minor [recession] here in this country.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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