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weapon
01. Throw down your [weapons], and surrender!
02. The first nuclear [weapon] used in wartime was dropped on the city of Hiroshima in 1945.
03. He was carrying a number of [weapons], including an automatic rifle.
04. Our country manufactures many [weapons] which are sold to countries with poor human rights records.
05. He robbed a bank using a syringe as a [weapon].
06. The soldiers threw down their [weapons], and held up a white flag.
07. The young woman used her keychain as a [weapon] to defend herself against her attacker.
08. The bank robber told the cashier he was carrying a gun, but when the police arrested him, they discovered he wasn't carrying any [weapon].
09. Einstein once said: " I don't know with what [weapons] World War Three will be fought, but World War Four will be fought with sticks and stones."
10. Victor Kiam once said that information is a negotiator's greatest [weapon].
11. Dr. Karl Menninger observed that hope is a necessity for normal life, and the major [weapon] against the suicide impulse.
12. There is a Mexican proverb which notes that where there are [weapons], there will be wars.
13. There is a Nigerian proverb which states that money kills more than any [weapon].
14. Airport security personnel generally find about six [weapons] a day in their search of passengers.
15. Poison gas was used as a [weapon] for the first time during World War One.
16. The state of New Mexico has 2,450 nuclear [weapons], the highest number of any region in the world.
17. In World War One, hand to hand combat was replaced by technological [weaponry] which did not require enemy soldiers to come face to face.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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