01. Their house was seriously [damaged] in the storm.
02. Did he do a lot of [damage] to his car in the accident?
03. Frank really [damaged] his reputation by lying about what happened.
04. The earthquake [damaged] a number of buildings in the downtown core.
05. Cost of the [damage] from the fire is estimated at $100,000.
06. Too much sunlight can [damage] your skin and make you look old.
07. The hockey player suffered permanent [damage] to his eye when he got hit in the face with the puck.
08. The governor's image as a man of honesty and integrity has been seriously [damaged] by this latest scandal.
09. There is a Danish proverb which observes that it's possible to light another man's candle without [damaging] your own.
10. Galileo became totally blind shortly before his death, probably because of the [damage] done to his eyes during his many years of looking at the sun through a telescope.
11. Do not use ice on a burn because it may further [damage] the injured skin.
12. The Kobe earthquake was a prime example of how much [damage] an earthquake can do.
13. The orange crop in Florida was [damaged] by unusually cold weather this year.
14. Most of the cities and towns of Belarus were seriously [damaged] during World War Two.
15. Net fishing is not practiced on the islands of the Maldives because it is so ecologically [damaging] to marine life.
16. In May of 1994, the stolen painting "The Scream" by Edvard Munch was found [undamaged] in a hotel in Norway.
17. Jane Goodall once stated, "I feel deep shame when I look into the eyes of my grandchildren, and think about how much [damage] has been done to Planet Earth since I was their age."
18. During the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 21 U.S. ships were heavily [damaged], 323 aircraft were [damaged] or destroyed, 2,390 people were killed, and 1,178 more were wounded.
19. The longer sugar stays in touch with your teeth, the more [damage] it will do.
20. Pain is a reaction which the body produces in response to any stimulus intense enough to cause tissue [damage].
21. Doctors now know that distinct patterns of speech difficulties are caused by [damage] to isolated areas on the left side of the brain.

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