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01. What is the [current] rate of interest for a savings account?
02. The Canadian dollar is [currently] worth about 82¢ American.
03. When I was little, I liked to throw a tree branch in the water, and then follow it as the [current] carried it down the stream.
04. A hiker was drowned off the west coast of the island when he went swimming, and was carried out to sea by the strong [currents].
05. Open the window so we can get a [current] of fresh air moving through the house.
06. The electrical [current] isn't very strong for the outlet in the bathroom.
07. There are [currently] a number of different therapies being used to combat AIDS.
08. She is [currently] working for the government in the Department of Finance.
09. The Dalai Lama tells us, "In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the [current] situation. Don't bring up the past."
10. It is dangerous to swim in the river because the [current] is very strong.
11. There is a Dutch proverb which observes that it is hard to swim against the [current].
12. Water from the North Pacific can be carried by deep ocean [currents] right around Africa, and into the North Atlantic.
13. In one second, 6,242,000,000,000,000,000 electrons pass any given point in an electrical [current].
14. Electrical [current] is measured in cycles.
15. In electricity, frequency is the measure of the number of cycles of [current] per second.
16. Studies show that more than half of all [current] tobacco users have tried to quit at least once during the past year.
17. Mainland China would like to regain control of Taiwan, which is [currently] an independent republic.
18. Without the Gulf Stream, a warm [current] in the Atlantic Ocean, the temperature in France would fall to -40 degrees in winter.
19. The [current] state of a love relationship has been shown to be the best predictor of the longevity of that relationship.
20. The Earth's shorelines represent a dynamic system which is continually being modified by the forces of ocean waves and [currents].

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