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01. We tied all the surfboards to the roof rack with bungee [cords].
02. The human spinal [cord] is as flexible as a rubber hose.
03. This [cord] stretches, so it can be used for packages of varying sizes.
04. You'd better loop the electrical [cord] around the base of the lamp so that no one can trip over it.
05. All mammals, including humans obviously, have a belly button, or umbilical [cord].
06. The [cord] on my bathing suit has broken and my suit won't stay up.
07. A man's voice is deeper than a woman's because male vocal [cords] are longer.
08. The victim was strangled with a length of electrical [cord].
09. We'll need an extension [cord] to plug the Christmas trees light into.
10. Canadian Rick Hansen has helped to raise millions of dollars for research into spinal [cord] injuries.
11. Just pull on the [cord] to close the curtains.
12. I can never find our [cordless] telephone because the kids are always leaving it here and there.
13. This [cordless] drill really comes in handy when I'm doing work outside where there's no power outlet.
14. Robert Burton once wrote that no [cord] nor cable can so forcibly draw, or hold so fast, as love can do with a twined thread.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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