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01. The building cast its [shadow] over the house.
02. When I was a child, I used to play a game in which we had to try to step on someone's [shadow].
03. I saw the [shadow] of a man on the side of the building.
04. She is so timid that she is afraid of her own [shadow].
05. We rested in the [shadow] of the trees.
06. The children saw the [shadowy] figure of the friendly lion standing at the door of their bedroom.
07. Turner's painting is a wonderful display of light and [shadow].
08. His face was [shadowed] by a large cowboy hat.
09. Because the moon shines only by reflected sunlight, we see the moon slowly darken as it enters the [shadow].
10. The [shadows] of the earth and moon, seen from space, are quite long and thin.
11. Modern man lives in the [shadow] of two great revolutions - the democratic revolution and the industrial revolution.
12. There is a Maori proverb which says, "Turn your face to the sun, and the [shadows] fall behind you."
13. There is a Swedish proverb which observes that worry often gives a small thing a big [shadow].
14. Helen Keller once said, "Keep your face to the sunshine, and you cannot see the [shadows]."
15. At funerals in ancient China, when the lid of the coffin was closed, mourners took a few steps backward because of a fear that their [shadows] would get caught in the box.
16. For much of their history, Romanians have lived in the [shadow] of stronger neighboring countries.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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