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Example Sentences for "barrel"

OPEC has agreed to increase oil production by 300,000 barrels a dayThe whiskey is aged in oak barrels for a number of years before it is bottled and made ready for sale.

OPEC has agreed to increase oil production by 300,000 barrels a day.

Retsina is a Greek wine which takes the taste of the wooden barrels in which it is made.

The robber apparently held the barrel of the gun against the store-keeper's head until he handed over the cash.

My grandmother used to make big barrels full of her own special dill pickles.

They collect rainwater in a large barrel which is placed up against the barn to catch water coming off the roof.

The cellar was full of barrels of excellent French red wine.

Mao Zedong once said that political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.

The first person to go over Niagara Falls was a woman who made the trip in a wooden barrel, and survived.

We have a huge barrel of apples for making cider in the basement.

There is a Greek proverb which states that empty barrels and insignificant people always make the most noise.

Barbados has about 4 million barrels of oil reserves, and exploration is expected to boost this number significantly.

In Moldova, the very best wine is pressed and kept in oak barrels for many years.

It takes 7,300 liters of water to refine one barrel of crude oil.

Trinidad is the home of the steel drum, an instrument made out of an old oil barrel that can be played alone or in an orchestra.

In 1996, there were 1,047,200 million barrels of oil reserves in the world.

The modern elevator was originally invented in order to transport barrels of flour.

Oil prices are expected to average $47 US per barrel for the last half of the year.


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