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01. Business leaders are calling on the government to cut taxes in order to [boost] the economy.
02. In order to [boost] enrollment, the school has decided to cut tuition fees by 25%.
03. The little restaurant got a real [boost] when it received an excellent review in the local newspaper.
04. Sammy got a real [boost] in his confidence when he won his first ever race.
05. Advertising on the Internet hasn't [boosted] our sales as much as we thought it might.
06. It gave our team a real [boost] to beat the first place team at the beginning of the tournament.
07. What can we do to [boost] production in the factory? We really need to get things going.
08. The little girl needed a [boost] from her big brother to help her climb over the fence.
09. When economic reforms in China authorized managers to dismiss workers to [boost] productivity, women were the first to be let go.
10. Sam Walton once remarked that outstanding leaders go out of their way to [boost] the self-esteem of their personnel because if people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish.
11. It was reported that Napoleon carried chocolate with him on his military campaigns, and always ate it when he needed a [boost] of energy.
12. The Foundation for Future Leadership says women bosses score better than men on 28 of 31 management characteristics, including things such as meeting deadlines, generating ideas, and [boosting] productivity.
13. Research has shown that a positive attitude helps to [boost] your body's healing power.
14. A good fertilizer can significantly [boost] crop yields.
15. Shrimp farms in Panama have helped to [boost] shrimp to the country's third largest export.
16. The discovery of uranium in Niger has significantly [boosted] the African nation's export revenues.
17. In March of 1994, the government of Guatemala signed an accord with leftist rebels, [boosting] hopes of an end to the country's 33 years of civil war.
18. The economy of Chad, primarily based on agriculture, will be [boosted] by major oilfield and pipeline projects that began in 2000.
19. Colombia is hoping for continued support from the international community to [boost] economic and peace prospects.
20. Thanks in part to conservation measures in China, pandas have [boosted] their numbers in the wild by almost half over the last few years.

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