01. My father was [furious] when I dented his new car.
02. The cyclist pedalled [furiously] to get through the intersection before the light changed.
03. You'd better not tell your brother you broke his new CD player just yet; it would only [infuriate] him.
04. This small island nation was hit with the full [fury] of the hurricane.
05. Abdullah spent the evening [furiously] typing at the computer in an effort to finish his essay in time.
06. A [furious] gun battle broke out between Arab demonstrators and Israeli soldiers.
07. The [furious] pace of technological change can be very overwhelming for people at times.
08. The Americans took control of the island after a [furious] battle with the enemy soldiers.
09. The Prime Minister was [furious] when he found out that one of his Ministers had discussed private Cabinet discussions with the press.
10. Omar's parents were [furious] when they found out he had gotten his girlfriend pregnant.
11. During the argument, Marvin pounded the table [furiously] with his fist.
12. My parents were [furious] when they found out I had spent all my money on candy.
13. He was [furious] when he found out his girlfriend had cheated on him.
14. Shakespeare wrote that life "is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and [fury], signifying nothing."
15. Aaron Neville sang, "If you are serious, don't play with my heart; it makes me [furious]."

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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