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You should shift your weight onto your front leg as you follow through on your slapshotBe careful when you're driving the truck so that the load doesn't shift.

You should shift your weight onto your front leg as you follow through on your slapshot.

Public opinion regarding the rights of homosexuals has shifted a great deal over the last 20 years.

Don't shift gears when you are going through an intersection.

Steve works 12-hour shifts in his job as an airport fireman.

The crowd was getting restless, and people started shifting in their seats.

Political support in the country has shifted somewhat to the center due to recent major scandals affecting members of the right-wing party.

There is a Chinese proverb which observes that the winds of the heavens shift suddenly, and so does human fate.

Over time, the world's human population has shifted from rural to urban areas.

There is an Afghan proverb which notes that as the sun's shadow shifts, so there is no permanence on Earth.

Lisa Alther once remarked, What a surprise to find you could shift the contents of your head like rearranging furniture in a room.

Because its eyeball is fixed, the whale must move its huge body to shift its line of sight.

A car that shifts manually gets 2 miles more per gallon of gas than an automatic.

Although most Pakistanis live in villages, in the last three decades the population has shifted towards the major cities.

In the 1980s and 90s, Thailand shifted its emphasis from agricultural to industrial production.

The islands of Fiji are characterized by white sandy beaches, spectacular rainforests, shifting sand dunes, and beautiful wildlife.

The shifting sands of the desert in some parts of Egypt can make for a difficult and dangerous crossing.

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