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Example Sentences for "electric"

Turn off the lights when you go out of the room; we need to save on electricityWhen I was a kid, we had an electric can-opener, which to me always seemed kind of useless.

Turn off the lights when you go out of the room; we need to save on electricity.

Firemen believe the fire started because of a broken electrical wire in the wall.

I don't know how to fix the lights in the garage; I think I'd better phone an electrician to do it.

When I was a kid, my parents bought us an electric toothbrush that made it lots of fun to brush our teeth.

The little boy was very excited when he got an electric train set for Christmas.

The atmosphere in the auditorium was electric when the singer came on stage.

I got an electric shock when I tried to change the lightbulb.

George Gobal once remarked that if it weren't for electricity, we'd all be watching television by candlelight.

The human brain continues sending out electrical wave signals for up to 37 hours following death.

The energy released in one hour by a single sunspot is equal to all the electrical power that will be used in the United States over the next million years.

In August of 1890, murderer William Kemmler became the first person to be executed in the electric chair in New York.

Experts say that wind power could provide up to 12% of the Earth's electricity within 20 years.

In Laos, electricity is currently available in only a few urban areas.

A typical lightbulb wastes about 95 percent of the electricity it uses.

Discussion question: How is electricity generated in your country? What are the problems associated with this source of energy?

Find someone who has received an electric shock.


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