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01. For my fifth birthday, my mother baked me a birthday cake in the [shape] of an elephant.
02. Robert accidentally left his butter sculpture in the sun, and it became an ugly, [shapeless] mess.
03. We gave our dad a coffee mug in the [shape] of a golf ball for his birthday.
04. The country of Italy is [shaped] like a boot.
05. According to recent research, our parents help [shape] our beliefs much more than our friends.
06. We [shaped] the pancakes into little Mickey Mouse faces.
07. She has a moon-[shaped] face.
08. Our values and beliefs are [shaped] by our experience.
09. Fashion model Kathy Ireland once remarked that beauty comes in all ages, colors, [shapes], and forms because God never makes junk.
10. Goethe wrote that we are [shaped] and fashioned by what we love.
11. There is a Chinese proverb which observes that a wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water [shapes] itself to the vessel that contains it.
12. Americans buy about 5 million things that are [shaped] like Mickey Mouse, or have a picture of Mickey Mouse on them, every day.
13. The impact of the media is just one of many influences that [shape] a child's attitudes and behaviors.
14. Spaghetti is the favorite pasta [shape], with 38 percent favoring it over other pasta forms.
15. A healthy man who is good physical [shape] has about 12 to 15 percent body fat, and a woman in good [shape] has around 15 to 18 percent.
16. Zambia is a large country [shaped] like a butterfly in south-central Africa.
17. The letter "O" is the oldest letter, and has not changed in [shape] since its adoption in the Phoenician alphabet around 1300 B.C.
18. Since the Lego Group began manufacturing blocks in 1949, more than 189 billion pieces in 2,000 different [shapes] have been produced.
19. The nation of Cameroon is [shaped] like a triangle.
20. A system of rewards and punishment can help to [shape] people away from abnormal actions and toward normal behaviors.
21. Our thoughts and behaviors are [shaped] to a certain extent by the culture in which we live.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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