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01. The children love to touch their pet bunny's soft, black [fur].
02. A polar bear's skin is black, and its [fur] is not white, but actually clear.
03. She was wearing an expensive leather coat with a collar of some kind of [fur].
04. Our cat has really long [fur], and it makes a terrible mess.
05. She brushes her dog's [fur] every day in order to keep it clean.
06. A lot of people in Quebec wear heavy [fur] coats during the cold winters there.
07. The first explorers to this continent often traded with the Indians for [furs].
08. Animal rights protesters threw paint on the actress' [fur] coat as she came out of the awards ceremony.
09. My coat is made of fake [fur]; I would never wear the real thing.
10. Our cat is shedding [fur] all over the furniture.
11. The dog's [fur] needs to be cut because it's covering his eyes.
12. The old man sat in his chair, happily petting the [fur] of his little dog and smoking a pipe.
13. Sea otters have the thickest [fur] of any animal, with over a million hairs per square inch.
14. Animal rights activists have been targeting major department stores for selling [furs].
15. Dave's parents bred mink for their [fur] for a number of years.
16. The pale gray-brown [fur] of the puma of Paraguay helps the big cat hide in the jungle.
17. The cat lay on the carpet in front of the fireplace, curled up into a [furry] little ball.
18. For many years, beaver [furs] were used in place of money in Canada.
19. When an owl eats a mouse, it digests all the meat, and then excretes the [fur] and bones of the mouse in a small hard ball.
20. The old woman fussed over her cats, brushing their [fur] every day, and giving them special cushions to sleep on.
21. Alexei Sayle once said that people are more violently opposed to [fur] than leather because it's safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs.
22. When polar bears swim, a layer of fat and thick [fur] keep them warm in the icy waters.
23. I haven't shaved my legs in a long time, so they're getting pretty [furry]-looking.
24. Unlike other bears, the polar bear has [fur] on the soles of its feet to help it keep from slipping on ice.
25. They have to keep their daughter away from cats because she is allergic to them, and their [fur] can trigger an attack of asthma.
26. With its white [fur], the rabbit was almost invisible against the snow.
27. Her husband took her to the [furrier] to get a beautiful mink coat.
28. A Russian proverb suggests that a man without a wife is like a man in winter without a [fur] cap.
29. Alison Deming wrote, "I sleep with two cats and the touch of their [fur] brushing against my naked skin is among the most beautiful sensations I can think of."

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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