chew

01. Be sure to [chew] your food; don't try swallowing it whole or you'll choke.
02. The puppy [chewed] up my new leather shoes.
03. Rats had [chewed] through the cupboard to get at the food inside.
04. The chainsaw [chewed] into the wood with no problem
05. Please don't [chew] with your mouth open; it's rude.
06. The classroom was filled with the noise of 30 kids [chewing] gum.
07. The little boy was nervously [chewing] the sleeve of his shirt as he waited for the test to begin.
08. His leg got pretty [chewed] up in the motorcycle accident.
09. The lions were all [chewing] on the zebra, their faces covered in blood.
10. Our baby girl's teeth are coming in, so she [chews] on everything.
11. The steak had been cooked a little too long, so it was quite [chewy].
12. These cookies are very [chewy] and sweet.
13. You can tell which pencils belong to my son because the ends are all [chewed].
14. Kids will love these orange-flavored, [chewable] vitamin C tablets.
15. Birds [chew] with their stomach; they swallow small rocks to grind up their food because they don't have teeth.
16. Crocodiles do not [chew] their food; they swallow it whole.
17. Rubber is the ingredient in gum which allows the [chewer] to blow bubbles.
18. During the time of Louis XI, King of France, many women lived mostly on soup because they thought that [chewing] food would give them wrinkles.
19. Studies show that right-handed people tend to [chew] their food on the right hand side of the mouth, and left-handed people on the left side.
20. Frank Lloyd Wright once suggested that television is [chewing] gum for the eyes.
21. Sir Francis Bacon once suggested that some books are to be tasted, others swallowed, and some few to be [chewed] and digested.
22. D. Sutten once said, "Find the grain of truth in criticism - [chew] it and swallow it."
23. A Chinese proverb tells us that every book must be [chewed] to get out its juice.
24. African elephants only have four teeth to [chew] their food with.
25. Raw coffee beans, soaked in water and spices, are [chewed] like candy in many parts of Africa.

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