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Example Sentences for "placed"

Goldfish lose their color if they are kept in a dim light or are placed in running water, such as a stream.

They only remain gold if kept in a pond or in a bowl with adequate light.

The suspect's wife alleges that he was with her at home the night of the killing, but a number of witnesses have placed him at the scene of the murder.

We will be testing everyone over the next few days to make sure they have been placed in the appropriate level.

The government has placed a ban on all meetings of the Communist Party.

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

We all placed bets on different horses, but none of us won anything.

During a meal in Chinese culture, bones are usually placed on the table beside your plate.

The children were temporarily placed in the custody of the government after their parents were both killed in an accident.

Edmond Rostand wrote, "A kiss, when all is said, what is it? A rosy dot placed on the "i" in loving, Tis a secret told to the mouth instead of to the ear.

" Candles burn more slowly, and drip less if they are placed in the freezer for an hour before using.

When the Americans placed a tariff on Russian steel coming into the U.


, the Russians retaliated by placing an embargo on American chicken imports.

The government has placed an embargo on importing birds from various Southeast Asian countries due to an outbreak of avian flu.

A major airline has placed an embargo on accepting pets as checked bags during hot weather out of concern for the safety of the animals themselves.

In his efforts to modernize Yugoslavia, Josip Tito placed strong emphasis on education, rebuilding schools and libraries, and retraining teachers.

To save money on your food bill at the grocery store, look down, less costly items are often on bottom shelves, whereas more expensive ones are placed at eye level.

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