01. My son came home with a [bleeding] nose after getting into a fight at school.
02. I cut my hand, but it wasn't serious; it only [bled] for a minute or so.
03. You should apply pressure above the wound to stop the [bleeding].
04. The red on his hockey jersey [bled] into the white when we washed it.
05. The young woman [bled] to death after slitting her wrists.
06. Attila the Hun died of a [bleeding] nose on his wedding night in A.D. 453.
07. The color of the [blood] of an octopus is bluish-green.
08. Most tropical marine fish could survive in a tank filled with human [blood].
09. The [bloody] civil war in Sierra Leone has claimed thousands of lives over the last few years.
10. The Aztec Indians in Central America used animal [blood] mixed with cement for their buildings, many of which are still standing today.
11. There was [blood] all over the ground where the two dogs had been fighting.
12. Police were able to identify the killer using traces of skin and [blood] found under the victim's fingernails.
13. The [bloody] knife found in the closet of the accused was obviously the murder weapon.
14. French revolutionary Bertrand Barère de Vieuzac once suggested that the tree of liberty only grows when watered by the [blood] of tyrants.
15. There is a Brazilian proverb which states that the earth is not thirsty for the [blood] of the warriors, but for the sweat of man's labor.
16. There is a German proverb which observes that both noble and common [blood] are the same color.
17. There is a Spanish proverb which states that the greatest victory is a [bloodless] victory.
18. There is an Italian proverb which states that it is the [blood] of the soldier that makes the general great.
19. If you drink and then drive, you're a [bloody] idiot!
20. Your [blood] makes a complete trip through your body in one minute.
21. The first successful [blood] transfusion was carried out in 1667, when [blood] from a sheep was given to a 15-year-old boy.
22. [Blood] is our body's main defense against germs.
23. In the 1980s, Iran fought a [bloody] war with Iraq over disputed territory.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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